Montreal Jazz Festival: Day 2 Interviews
July 3, 2012. Posted by David Tallacksen.
Pianists Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap stopped by to discuss what it's like for the husband-and-wife team to play duos together.
Hugo and Zoe of Paris-based French Electro swing and Gypsy Jazz band Caravan Palace explained how they no longer have to hire dancers because they've learned the moves themselves.
Our own Simon Rentner spoke with the UK-based jazz rock quartet Get the Blessing.
Belgian pianist Jeff Neve composed the score to the movie "The Artist," but here in Montreal he's playing with his trio.
Organist and Miles Davis-alum Joey DeFrancesco happend by our broadcast booth so we pulled him in to talk all things Miles.
Playing with Joey in a Miles Davis tribute concert is another Miles alum, guitarist Larry Coryell.
Despite a two hour flight delay, All-Star Bassist Ron Carter came straight to our broadcast booth to talk about teaching the next generation of bassists.
Perennial favorite street band Streetnix again is featured in the street scene of Montreal, and Jennifer Bell stopped by to chat with Michael Bourne.
BONUS: Click here for some photos of their street perfomance. And here is audio from the performance:
It's All Over Now
Let the Good Times Roll
And pianist Taurey Butler - born and raised in East Orange, NJ but now making his home in Montreal - is a rising star that we expect to see more of in the future.
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