Derek Gripper – Podcast 289

Derek Gripper has miraculously discovered the ability to bring the dazzling polyrhythmic music of the West African Harp, the Kora, onto the classical guitar. Egberto Gismonti, Bach and Keith Jarrett are all elements of his musical DNA. We hang with Derek and he treats us to some live performances and stories of how he happened upon discovering this new world of music for the guitar.

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┬áZakir Hussain and the Masters of Percussion April 24 at […]