Interviews

Hear what musicians have to say

Delfeayo Marsalis on AMNH Premiere: Listen Now

Trombonist and NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis talks with Glenn Crespo about "From The African Village To The Urban Village," a work he debuts Sat., Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. at New York's American Museum of Natural History, and his new album, "The Last Southern Gentleman."

The concert, with youth performers from Harlem and New Orleans, is part of the museum's "Here We Stand: Honor Black History" series. Enjoy!

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Singer Jamie Cullum on "Interlude": Listen Now

Singer and pianist Jamie Cullum plays and talks with Gary Walker about "Interlude," his new Blue Note album. Enjoy!

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Elio Villafranca on "Cinque Suite": Listen Now

Pianist Elio Villafranca talks with Michael  Bourne about "Cinqué - Suite of the Caribbean," a new work he premieres at Jazz At Lincoln Center Feb. 20 and 21. The suite explores the legacy of rhythms from the Congo in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Enjoy!

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Guitarist Russell Malone: Listen Now

Guitarist Russell Malone talks with Gary Walker about his new CD "Love Looks Good On You." Malone performs Feb. 17 and 18 at New York's Jazz Standard with Rick Germanson on piano, Gerald Cannon on bass and Willie Jones III,  drums. Enjoy!

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Drummer T.S. Monk With Michael Bourne

Drummer T. S. Monk talks with Michael Bourne about his experiences as a bandleader and with his father, pianist Thelonious Monk. T.S. Monk performs at New York's Dizzy's Club Feb. 18 and 19 with pianist Helen Sung, tenor saxophonist Willie Williams, bassist Kenny Davis, trumpeter Josh Evans, and alto saxophonist Patience Higgins. Enjoy!

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Pianist Justin Kauflin on "Dedication": Listen Now

Pianist Justin Kauflin talks with Gary Walker about his new CD "Dedication," whose release he celebrates Feb. 10 at New York's Jazz Standard with guitarist Matt Stevens, Chris Smith on bass and Billy Williams on drums. Enjoy!

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Trumpeter Eddie Henderson: Listen Now

Trumpeter Eddie Henderson talks with Gary Walker about his new Smoke Sessions CD "Collective Portrait." Henderson performs at New York's Smoke Jazz Club Feb. 6, 7 and 8 to celebrate the release of the album. Enjoy!

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Drummer Ignacio Berroa On "Heritage And Passion": Listen Now

Drummer Ignacio Berroa talks with Eulis Cathey about his CD "Heritage and Passion" and experiences with Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner and others. Berroa performs at Newark's Gateway 2 at noon on Feb. 4, part of WBGO's monthly series of free lunchtime concerts, and with Helio Alves on piano and Edward Perez on bass at New York's Kitano at 8 and 10 p.m.

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