P-Funk’s George Clinton: “Like George”

October 15, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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P-Funk’s George Clinton: “Like George”Funk pioneer George Clinton, who founded the groups Parliament, Funkadelic & P-Funk, talks with guest host Soul Sister from WWOZ about his memoir, “Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?”

photo credit: William Thorem

Quincy Jones: “Keep On Keepin’ On”

October 15, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Quincy Jones: “Keep On Keepin’ On”Producer Quincy Jones & film director Alan Hicks talk with Gary Walker about “Keep On Keepin’ On,” a documentary about the teaching methods of trumpeter Clark Terry, Jones’s musical mentor.

Bill Frisell: “GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE!”

October 8, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Bill Frisell: “GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE!”Bill Frisell talks with Josh Jackson about the album GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE!” which pays homage to the surf and rockabilly guitar styles of the 1950s and 1960s.

Odean Pope & Pharoah Sanders: Saxophone Choirs

October 2, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Odean Pope & Pharoah Sanders: Saxophone ChoirsTenor saxophonists Odean Pope (pictured) & Pharoah Sanders talk with Rhonda Hamilton about math in music, saxophone choirs and other collaborations.

Mark Turner: “Lathe Of Heaven”

October 1, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Mark Turner: “Lathe Of Heaven”Tenor saxophonist Mark Turner talks with Josh Jackson about Lathe Of Heaven, his new ECM album, after a thirteen-year hiatus as a leader.

D’Angelo & Leitham At OutBeat

September 24, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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D’Angelo & Leitham At OutBeatSimon Rentner visits OutBeat, Philadelphia’s first LGBT jazz festival, and talks with saxophonist Andrew D’Angelo and bassist Jennifer Leitham, who also perform.

Steve Lehman’s Mise en Abime

August 20, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Steve Lehman’s Mise en AbimeSteve Lehman talks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner about “Mise en Abime,” featuring his octet from Pi Records. ┬áThe alto saxophonist reveals his spectral-inspired compositions.

Memorial to Horace Silver

August 6, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Memorial to Horace SilverHorace Silver talks with Gary Walker about his musical inspirations, collaborations and career. The pianist, composer and NEA Jazz Master died June 18, 2014.

Memorial to Charlie Haden

July 30, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Memorial to Charlie HadenCharlie Haden talks with Rhonda Hamilton about his musical inspirations, collaborations and career. The bassist and NEA Jazz Master died July 11, 2014.

Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Tom Harrell’s Colors of a Dream

July 9, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
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Montreal Jazz Fest 2014: Tom Harrell’s Colors of a Dream Trumpeter Tom Harrell shares a song he wrote in his dreams, talks Debussy, praises cellist Rubin Kodheli, and remembers Horace Silver with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at FIJM 2014.

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