Ronnie Burrage: Drummer, bandleader, producer, historian, educator, activist

Interview with Ronnie Burrage

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Who do call when you need a rock solid drummer?

Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, Jackie McLean, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Fortune, Doc Cheatham, Sir Rolland Hanna, Michael Brecker, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Chico Freeman, Hamiet Bluiett, and many others have all agreed: Ronnie Burrage.

In this call, we talk about Ronnie’s … Read more

Judy Carmichael – Jazz Inspired – Part Two

Interview with Judy Carmichael

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Part Two of our conversation with Judy Carmichael

Pianist, singer, song writer, author, producer – and host of the best jazz interview show on the radio (and the Internet): Jazz Inspired. Click here for more info about Judy Click here to listen to Judy’s Jazz Inspired interview with Alan Broadbent

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Randy Klein and Jazzheads.com

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What do you do if you’re a composer and can’t get your work recorded? (A very common scenario by the way)

You start your own record label of course and that’s exactly what composer/songwriter/educator Randy Klein did.

And the music world is a richer place because of it,

Among other gems, Jazzheads.com is the label for … Read more

Milford Graves Full Mantis

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Jazz on the Tube’s Ken McCarthy discusses the work of drummer/percussionist/healer/martial artist/philosopher Milford Graves with Jake Meginsky, maker of the documentary “Milford Graves Full Mantis.”

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Jazz on the Tube

Music credit: The Jazz on the Tube podcast theme song is “Mambo Inferno” performed by The Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra conducted … Read more

West Side Story Reimagined

Interview with Bobby Sanabria

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What do you get when you combine Broadway’s most complex score from one of America’s greatest and most jazz-friendly composers with some of New York’s finest musicians and most imaginative arrangers playing for one of the world’s hippest jazz orchestras?

“West Side Story Reimagined” by Bobby Sanabria’s Multiverse Big Band.

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