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 […]

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 […]