60 episodes

Musicians are busy — but when you give them space to reflect on their recent work, you get great conversation. Join Will Chernoff every Wednesday on the only weekly interview podcast about creative music in Canada. Hosted by an active performer, this guest-driven show is your guide to the people and projects of the Vancouver jazz scene and beyond.

Rhythm Changes Will Chernoff

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    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Musicians are busy — but when you give them space to reflect on their recent work, you get great conversation. Join Will Chernoff every Wednesday on the only weekly interview podcast about creative music in Canada. Hosted by an active performer, this guest-driven show is your guide to the people and projects of the Vancouver jazz scene and beyond.

    George Crotty - Chronotope, Cello, Cross-Cultural Jazz

    George Crotty - Chronotope, Cello, Cross-Cultural Jazz

    Note: no episode next week (vacation). See you Wednesday, August 17th!
    George Crotty is a cellist who released his second jazz trio album, Chronotope, on July 22nd, 2022. The trio features cello, bass, and drums, with some percussion, and reflects his experience earned graduating from Berklee and playing in New York. He plays Indian classical music and traditional Arabic music, and he and I have a mutual friend in Gabriel Dubreuil; a violinist with whom he forms the Loose Roots Duo.
    Thank you to 12TH ST Sound for sponsoring this episode. Get up to 20% off at this recording studio in New Westminster via https://www.12thst.ca/rcp/ (12thst.ca/rcp).
    Thank you to Railtown Mastering for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about the mastering studio in Vancouver at https://www.railtownmastering.com/?utm_source=podcastandamp;utm_medium=episode-description (railtownmastering.com).
    Sign-up for the free weekly article by Will Chernoff at https://www.rhythmchanges.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-description (rhythmchanges.ca).
    Also, for those who happen to be in Toronto this summer, where he is from, his album release show will take place on Tuesday, August 9th at the Rex.

    • 30 min
    Jennifer West - Muzewest Concerts 2022-23 Season Launch

    Jennifer West - Muzewest Concerts 2022-23 Season Launch

    Jennifer West is the artistic director of Muzewest, an organization that launched its 2022-2023 season of concerts on August 3, 2022. In the opening concert, at St. Helen's Anglican Church in Kitsilano, Caity Gyorgy led a band of Miles Black on drums, Bill Coon on guitar, and Colin Zacharias on bass.
    Thank you to Pearson Instruments for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about Brad Pearson, luthier and guitar tech in Vancouver, at https://www.pearsoninstruments.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-description (pearsoninstruments.ca).
    Thank you to 12TH ST Sound for sponsoring this episode. Get up to 20% off at this recording studio in New Westminster via https://www.12thst.ca/rcp/ (12thst.ca/rcp).
    Sign-up for the free weekly article by Will Chernoff at https://www.rhythmchanges.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-description (rhythmchanges.ca).

    • 30 min
    Chris Fraser Breaks My Hard Drive

    Chris Fraser Breaks My Hard Drive

    Chris Fraser sits down for multiple hours of conversation, and fortunately, most of it gets recorded before my hard drive runs out of space. Chris is an established guitarist on the Vancouver jazz scene. As a bandleader, he has one album released to-date on Bandcamp called https://chrisfraserjazz.bandcamp.com/album/give (Give); and he updates his fans through a Substack, https://chrisfraserjazz.substack.com/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-descriptionandutm_campaign=rcp-057 (Time and Place).
    Thank you to 12TH ST Sound for sponsoring this episode. Get up to 20% off at this recording studio in New Westminster via https://www.12thst.ca/rcp/ (12thst.ca/rcp).
    Thank you to Railtown Mastering for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about the mastering studio in Vancouver at https://www.railtownmastering.com/?utm_source=podcastandamp;utm_medium=episode-description (railtownmastering.com).
    Chris also https://chrisfraser.online/ (teaches guitar lessons) and https://www.rhythmchanges.ca/author/chris-fraser/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-descriptionandutm_campaign=rcp-057 (wrote some of Rhythm Changes' most-shared articles) in 2021.

    • 54 min
    Jocelyn Pettit - All it Brings (w/ Ellen Gira) & Wind Rose

    Jocelyn Pettit - All it Brings (w/ Ellen Gira) & Wind Rose

    Jocelyn Pettit is a violinist and vocalist who released her third solo album, Wind Rose, on June 3rd, 2022. She also released an album called All It Brings with Ellen Gira, who is an American cellist, on July 9th.
    Jocelyn and Ellen presented a double album release concert at the Rogue Folk Club in Vancouver on July 19, 2022.
    Thank you to Pearson Instruments for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about Brad Pearson, luthier and guitar tech in Vancouver, at https://www.pearsoninstruments.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-description (pearsoninstruments.ca).
    Thank you to 12TH ST Sound for sponsoring this episode. Get up to 20% off at this recording studio in New Westminster via https://www.12thst.ca/rcp/ (12thst.ca/rcp).
    Sign-up for the free weekly article by Will Chernoff at https://www.rhythmchanges.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-description (rhythmchanges.ca).

    • 30 min
    Kria Wall & the Jazzfest Debut of Spindle! (7 Piece Band)

    Kria Wall & the Jazzfest Debut of Spindle! (7 Piece Band)

    Kria Wall talks about singing in and leading a band called Spindle! at the 2022 Vancouver International Jazz Festival, finding home in Vancouver while discovering their identity, and growing a parallel artistic career as a painter.
    Thank you to 12TH ST Sound for sponsoring this episode. Get up to 20% off at this recording studio in New Westminster via https://www.12thst.ca/rcp/ (12thst.ca/rcp).
    Thank you to Railtown Mastering for sponsoring this episode. Learn more about the mastering studio in Vancouver at https://www.railtownmastering.com/?utm_source=podcastandamp;utm_medium=episode-description (railtownmastering.com).
    Sign-up for the free weekly article by Will Chernoff at https://www.rhythmchanges.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-description (rhythmchanges.ca).

    • 30 min
    Jazzfest Hangout with Rory Hislop - Producer of the Gig List

    Jazzfest Hangout with Rory Hislop - Producer of the Gig List

    Rory Hislop plays trumpet, teaches high school music, and is the producer of the gig list at Rhythm Changes. In this extended, more casual episode, Rory and I discuss our experiences so far at the 2022 Vancouver International Jazz Festival and swap takes about our local music scene.
    Thank you to 12TH ST Sound for sponsoring this episode. Get in touch with this recording studio in New Westminster at https://www.12thst.ca/booking/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-descriptionandutm_campaign=rcp-054 (12thst.ca/booking).
    Sign-up for the free weekly article by Will Chernoff at https://www.rhythmchanges.ca/?utm_source=podcastandutm_medium=episode-descriptionandutm_campaign=rcp-054 (rhythmchanges.ca).

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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10 Ratings

10 Ratings

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Well produced and informative

Solid cast for musicians and fans alike. Great interviews, helpful ideas, and just a solid podcast all around!

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