NPR: Catherine Russell On Mountain Stage – Listen!

September 29, 2019Live, Music, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Dave Lavender, NPR Listen to Catherine’s live performance here! Making her fifth appearance on Mountain Stage since 2006, Grammy-winning vocalist Catherine Russell treated the audience to songs off her latest album, Alone Together. Russell performed with David Bowie in his last touring band as background vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, and she’s been singing with Steely Dan from … Read More

WBGO: Spanish Harlem Orchestra on Afternoon Jazz

August 18, 2019Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

on WBGO Oscar Hernandez is the musical director of the Spanish Harlem Orchestra – but it wasn’t his idea to form the band. Producer Aaron Levinson approached the pianist almost two decades ago with the idea of assembling and recording a Latin jazz orchestra. They did just that, but the album sat on the shelf … Read More

PODCAST: CityFM Episode 6 – Jazz + Classical = Creative Music – Featuring Brandee Younger!

August 1, 2019Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Listen to full episode here! PLAYING TRACKS BY Jigmastas, Arthur Russel, Onyx Collective, George Lewis, Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar and more. CHART POSITIONS This show was 10th in the global classical chart. TAGGED #classical#jazz#creativemusic#new york city A strange thing happened to jazz and classical music in New York amidst the countless pronouncements that they were getting old, losing audiences and cultural relevance: at … Read More

PODCAST: Sam Newsome on A Noise From The Deep

June 17, 2019Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

A Noise From The Deep, Greenleaf Music with Dave Douglas Dave talks to Sam Newsome about being a solo soprano saxophonist, how he creates his recordings, and the basic underlying decisions that guide his work. Sam also talks about smooth jazz, as well as about his more recent interest in balloon sculpting and the new areas … Read More

NEW JAZZ ADDS: WTJU includes Ben Winkelman’s “Balance”

April 16, 2019Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Dave Rogers, WTJU Ben Winkelman Trio – Balance (OA2): Pianist/composer Ben Winkelman offers his fifth release and it is quite fine. He states the he was been “developing a concept for piano trio that seeks an elusive balance between composition and improvisation, structure and spontaneity, ideas and emotions….looking for ways to feature the three instruments, not only as … Read More

JAZZIZ BACKSTAGE PASS: Jeff Coffin & David Liebman’s “On The Corner Live: The Music of Miles Davis”

March 16, 2019Features, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Brian Zimmerman/Matt Micucci, Jazziz Listen to podcast here. Dave Liebman, Jeff Coffin: On the Corner Live: The Music of Miles Davis (Ear Up Records) Release date: March 1 Saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master David Liebman began his musical relationship with trumpet legend Miles Davis in the summer of 1972 when he participated in the recording date … Read More