Andy Statman – Podcast 294

Celebrating the release of his new album, Monroe Bus, we get to hang out with Andy Staman!  Andy Statman is one of his generation’s premier mandolinists and clarinetists, and has made major contributions to both Jewish music and bluegrass.  He describes his compositions and performances as “spontaneous  American-roots music and personal, prayerful hasidic music, by way of avant-garde jazz.”

The Supplicants #293

Celebrating the retrospective release of several albums fromThe Supplicants, we hang with Sameer Gupta and take a listen to recordings of this influential Bay Area collective.  Their music reflects the continuum of jazz from a global orientation, embracing the tones and textures of Africa, India, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe. The Supplicants are:  David Boyce – saxophoneRichard […]

Reggie Workman – podcast 292

This was an incredible chance to sit down with a living legend of music: Reggie Workman. This conversation will be be broadcast on WKCR 89.9 FM-NY 6-9PM on June 12, 2019. In 1961, Workman joined the John Coltrane Quartet, replacing Steve Davis. He was present for the saxophonist’s Live at the Village Vanguard sessions, and also […]