The importance of mentors within the jazz community
Host Emily Springer and pianist Isaiah J. Thompson discuss his mentors Christian McBride, Wynton Marsalis, Steve Turre, and John Pizzarelli, and their influences on his career. The conversation also covers his time at the Juilliard School, his newest album Composed in Color, and more!
Isaiah J. Thompson: https://www.isaiahjthompson.com/
JAZZ HOUSE KiDS: https://jazzhousekids.org/
Mentoring in the Music explores the influence and importance of mentors within the jazz community. Host Emily Springer discusses with her guests the people who have been instrumental mentors in their careers and how they approach mentoring their mentees and students.
Emily Springer is a rising senior at Hunter College studying Africana, Puerto Rican, and Latino studies while pursuing a certificate in arts management.