JazzTimes Spins & Riffs

JazzTimes publisher Lee Mergner and jazz singer Rene Marie preview new music and talk about issues and trends in the jazz world.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 49 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich

#55: Eric Alexander on Harold Mabern, One for All, the road and his Ishimori tenor

Tenor saxophonist spins and talks about three recordings he's on, and expounds on the unique approach of pianist Harold Mabern. He also talks about his own tenor sax model with Ishimori WInd Instruments.


 2016-09-28  41m

#54: Kurt Elling on Branford Marsalis, Christmas Carols and Jon Hendricks

Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling talks about working with Branford, doing a holiday album and paying tribute to Jon Hendricks


 2016-09-22  30m

#53: Marty Ashby, Bob Mintzer, New York Voices & the Legacy of MCG Jazz

MCG Jazz executive producer Marty Ashby guest co-hosts on-location at the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild in Pittsburgh


 2016-09-12  41m

#52: JD Allen, Jaimeo Brown, the roots of jazz, socio-political music and the legacy of Miles Davis

Bob Blumenthal sits in to spin cuts from saxophonist JD Allan and drummer Jaimeo Brown and talk about the African-American roots of jazz.


 2016-09-06  50m

#51: Renee Rosnes, Kenny Barron & Jazz Clubs of the Past

Writer Bob Blumenthal sits in to spin cuts from two of the music's most important pianists - Renee Rosnes and Kenny Barron. Bob and Lee riff on Bradley's and other great clubs in the history of jazz.


 2016-08-31  40m

#50: Matt Wilson on family, loss and memory

Drummer/bandleader Matt Wilson spins cuts from his Beginning of a Memory album


 2016-08-26  48m

#49: Matt Wilson on Jack DeJohnette and Francisco Mela

Drummer Matt Wilson sits down to talk about drummers as leaders including Jack DeJohnette and Francisco Mela.


 2016-08-22  52m

#48: Daniel Freedman on Imagine That and playing for dancers

Drummer/percussionist Daniel Freedman talks drums, percussion, African music, Latin music and lots more


 2016-08-20  1h6m

#47: Brandee Younger at the PDX Jazz Festival

Jazz harpist Brandee Younger joins Lee for a conversation about the harp, Alice Coltrane, Dorothy Ashby & more


 2016-04-23  25m

#46: Orrin Evans, Philly Jazz, Africa Brass and more

Pianist Orrin Evans sits in on location from the PDX Jazz Festival in Portland


 2016-04-02  47m