Jon Cleary has the rare ability to transcend his geographical background. As you will learn in his interview with All Blues host, John Kessler, Cleary grew up in England and was exposed to the New Orleans sound by his uncle at a young age. Cleary saved up enough money to visit New Orleans, planning to […]
Sara stopped by the KPLU Seattle studios for this interview and performance while in town with Band members Josh Nelson (piano), Hamilton Price (bass), Zach Harmon (drums) and Larry Koonse (guitar). You can find the full performance and interview at kplu.org
John Scofield was joined by John Medeski (piano), Billy Martin (drums), and Chris Wood (bass) for a live studio session at the KPLU Seattle studios. You can listen to the full performance and interview at kplu.org.
Justin Kauflin visited the KPLU Seattle Studios for a live Studio Session. You can catch the full interview and performance on kplu.org
We were thrilled to welcome back this week singer/saxophonist Curtis Stigers. The last time Curtis visited the Jazz24/KPLU Performance Studio, he had just released his ‘break up’ CD. Well, time heals all wounds and this time around he touring with his ‘happy’ CD—Hooray For Love. In this performance interview with KPLU’s Abe Beeson, Curtis and his […]
Ernie Watts performs the tune “Bebop” live in the KPLU Seattle studios. Ernie is joined by Seattle pianist Marc Seales, bassist Dave Captain, and drummer Gary Hobbs.
Take a listen to “Sex Machine” from 1970 by the architect of Funk, James Brown. Brown is the focus of our discussion as we follow this music from its roots in R & B to full-blown, shake-your-booty Funk. First let’s try to define Funk music. Let’s pick out three things. First, there’s the emphasis on […]
Trumpeters Ray Vega (East Coast) and Thomas Marriott (West Coast) have joined forces once again for the newest edition of their East-West Trumpet Summit with pianist George Colligan, bassist Phil Sparks and drummer Matt Jorgensen.
Anton Schwartz, along with bassist John Shifflet, drummer Lorca Hart, trumpeter Dominick Farinacci, and pianist, Eric Reed, perform live in the KPLU Seattle studios.
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and New Orleans native Terence Blanchard and his sextet stopped by the KPLU Seattle studios for a performance and interview.