Saxophonist/vocalist, Grace Kelly has just released her 8th CD, and she is only 21 years old. Those two facts kind of say it all. Grace is a prodigiously talented musician. She’s also delightful company, which is why we were so happy to receive a return visit from Grace for a Jazz24/KPLU Studio Session. This time around Grace is […]
By Abe Beeson and Justin OK, maybe “anarchist” is too harsh a word to apply to singer/songwriter/pianist/ukulele player, Nellie McKay, but as you will hear in this interview, Nellie is a woman of strong beliefs, which she presents pleasantly, politely and often with great wit. But in her conversation and in her songs, her opinions […]
Nellie McKay performing live in the Jazz24/KPLU Seattle studios.
By Abe Beeson and Justin Steyer Forty years ago, a band called Eleventh House helped set the standard for what would become known as Jazz-Rock Fusion. The band consisted of Larry Coryell (guitar), Alphonse Mouzon (drums), Mike Mandel (keyboards), Danny Trifan (bass) and Randy Brecker (trumpet). On this leg of the Eleventh House Reunion […]