Tag: interviews

  • Benny Reid new album “Escaping Shadows”

    Benny Reid, 29, is an saxophonist, composer, teacher, and recording artist who studied at Indiana University and now resides in New York. (Find him on Twitter, All About Jazz, Myspace, or Youtube). He recently released his second album, Escaping Shadows, on the Concord Jazz label. It features Benny Reid (alto saxophone & keyboards), Richard Padron […]

  • David “Fathead” Newman interview

    On his web site you can listen to a full length version of saxophonist David “Fathead” Newman’s signature tune, Hard Times (click here). In an interview with the Salt Lake Tribune, David Newman comments: Some people are intimidated by jazz. I don’t like to be derogatory, but people are under the impression that it is […]

  • Interview with “Mr. Bongo” – Jack Costanzo

    Found a fascinating interview with the one and only “Mr. Bongo”, Jack Costanzo. From his own web site (which contains MP3 samples from his album Back from Havana): Jack Costanzo is known and responsible for the popularity of the bongos all over the world. He introduced bongos into American music when he was with the […]

  • Interview with Tenor Saxophonist Houston Person

    Found an interview with tenor saxophonist Houston Person, who is actually performing in Vancouver on this coming Friday and Saturday nights.