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 […]

Eric Harland – Podcast 288

A great hang with one of the greatest drummers of his generation, Eric Harland.  We get into it about philosophy, meditation, his own journey, and what he’s learned from the masters like McCoy Tyner, Betty Carter and Charles Llyod. Eric will be coming to town with Zakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion April 24 at […]