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Pianist Randy Ingram and his band perform in-studio in celebration of his recording “Sky/Lift,” Oran Etkin travels the globe “Gathering Light,” and Steve Lehman’s spectral-jazz octet “Mise en Abime.”
Oran Etkin travels the globe — West Africa, Middle East, and Indonesia — collecting sounds for his recording “Gathering Light” (Motema). The clarinetist speaks to WBGO’s Tim Wilkins.
Randy Ingram brings his band to WBGO’s performance studio in celebration of his recording “Sky/Lift.” The pianist speaks to Josh Jackson. Listen to some of his other tracks here.
Steve Lehman talks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner about “Mise en Abime,” featuring his octet from Pi Records. The alto saxophonist reveals his spectral-inspired compositions.
The pianist and disc-jockey shares music from some of his favorite modern Canadian jazz artists — the Doxas Brothers, Jérôme Beaulieu, Rich Brown, Kenny Wheeler, and Field Trip – with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the Montreal Jazz Festival.
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.
The far-fetched story of Toronto jazz students becoming hip hop stars. BADBADNOTGOOD speaks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.
On the scene of the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival: Tom Harrell thinks of melodies in his dreams, and shares his appreciation for Debussy, Rubin Kodheli, and Horace Silver. Pianist David Ryshpan gives us a playlist of modern Canadian jazz. And Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOOD’s internet stardom.
Monty Alexander performed at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.