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  1. Working Sax Pros
    Here's a recent interview I did with Nathan Childers after a performance at Birdland. Nathan has been the lead alto player in the Birdland Big Band for over 10 years and is one of those guys in New York who does more than seems humanly possible. There's some interesting insights from the...
  2. Practicing
    Just found these great interviews with Greg Osby & Chris Potter at www.radhikaphilip.com: https://soundcloud.com/being-here/greg-osby-on-practicing https://soundcloud.com/being-here/chris-potter-on-practice V
  3. Brand Name Players ...
    15 Episodes so far of trumpeter Dave Douglas' excellent 'A Noise From The Deep' Podcast and it's dominated by sax players! (marked in bold) Some great insights into some well-known and less well-known players... Episode 1: Henry Threadgill Episode 2: Matt Mitchell Episode 3: Dezron Douglas...
  4. Brand Name Players ...
    Hi all, I just found a nice interview of Swiss jazz researcher Otto Flückiger with tenor saxophonist Arnett Cobb (1918–1989), recorded in the spring of 1980 in Cobb's hometown, Houston Texas. On that occasion Otto interviewed Cobb about his career, playing with Frank Davis, going to Chicago...
  5. Brand Name Players ...
    I found this great interview of Chris Potter. Very insightful, he talks about his relationship and dedication to the music. He has some wonderful things to say about his early influences and work ethic. I was so inspired after reading this and listening to the 2 solo sax performances, if it...
  6. Brand Name Players ...
    Tonight I heard Sonny Rollins interviewed on NPR's OnPoint. The interviewer (Tom Ashbrook) is more familiar with political interviews than music interviews, so there were some questions that were off the beaten path. (One was something like, "do you compose from an intellectual perspective?")...
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