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  • Montreal Jazz Festival: Day 1 Interviews

    July 1, 2012. Posted by David Tallacksen.

    Our first interview of the day was delta blues and jazz guitarist Kelly Joe Phelps.

    Kelly Joe Phelps

    Bassist Stanley Clarke was honored with an Invitation Series this year - the opportunity to play four nights in groups of his choosing. These include an acoustic evening with jazz pianist Hiromi, a concert with this Harlem String Quartet, a bass extravaganza with SMV aka Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten and a final evening with the Stanley Clarke Band.

    Stanley Clarke

    A duo of Canadian vocalists stopped by. Dorothee Berryman is both a stage and screen actress as well as a singer with two releases.

    Dorothee Berryman

    Sonia Johnson won a Juno - the Canadian equivalent of a Grammy - for her album Le Carré de Nos Amours.

    Sonia Johnson

    And bassist Victor Wooten - perhaps best known for his work with Bela Fleck - is playing the Festival with his own group.

    Victor Wooten

  • Darryl Sherman Talks With Michael Bourne

    June 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

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    Singer Darryl Sherman talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about her career, interpretations of songs by Johnny Mercer and Cole Porter, and performances at Shanghai Jazz and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Enjoy!

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  • Susie Arioli Talks With Michael Bourne

    June 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Singer Susie Arioli talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about her new album, All the Way, and performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Enjoy!

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