PODCAST: Jazziz Travel #5: Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol

July 7, 2021Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Matt Micucci, Jazziz JAZZIZ Travel is a new podcast series hosted by JAZZIZ online editor Matt Micucci that explores jazz and creative music in all four corners of the globe. In this series, you will hear conversations with artists and people talking about the significance of jazz as an art form, the influence of … Read More

PODCAST: Tim Mayer on All That’s Jazz

June 23, 2021Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz Tim Mayer is an accomplished saxophonist, flute player, composer, bandleader and educator with a fascinating story and rich musical experiences. All throughout his career, Tim has traveled the world bringing jazz to new places including to Hawaii, Cape Verde, Colombia, and the Canary Islands. Listen to this podcast here. … Read More

PODCAST: The Jazz Session #558: Lauren Lee

May 26, 2021Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Jason Crane, The Jazz Session Pianist and vocalist Lauren Lee‘s intimate new solo album is called The Queen Of Cups. In this interview, Lee talks about her unexpected (for her) decision to release a solo recording; the benefits of intuition; the stigma around scat singing; and much more. Listen to this podcast here.   … Read More

PODCAST: A Space Within a Space: Jazz United Commemorates Asian Pacific American Heritage – WBGO

May 21, 2021Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Greg Bryant, WBGO What he was diagnosing amounts to a pernicious form of marginalization, apart from the prevailing binary in most discussions of race in the United States. “The current vision of solidarity among Asian-Americans is cartoonish and blurry,” Kang argued — a fog of nostalgia and sentiment. “Everything else is the confusion of … Read More

PODCAST: Allan Harris on All That’s Jazz

February 12, 2021Interviews, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz The Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist/guitarist/bandleader/composer Allan Harris is one the most accomplished and exceptional singers of his generation. A self-described “storyteller through the genre of jazz” he brings it all together with his new album, ‘Kate’s Soulfood’, a beautiful collection of songs crafted with love and a depth of life … Read More