Interviews with jazz artists focusing on their influences, development, and career. These artists are also featured in the Smalls audio archive (www.smallslive.com) and on the SmallsLive Education Blog (www.smallsliveeducation.com)
Dezron Douglas (Episode 17)
Joe Magnarelli (Episode 16)
We speak to the trumpeter Joe Magnarelli. Joe spoke about his early years in Syracuse, his major influences and teachers, his advise for young musicians, and much more.
John Fedchock (Episode 15)
We speak to the trombonist and arranger John Fedchock. John spoke about his major influences and teachers, his advise for young musicians, and much more.
Lage Lund (Episode 14)
Today we speak to the guitarist Lage Lund. Originally from Norway, Lage has become one of the most prominent and distinctive guitarists in jazz. Lage spoke about discovering jazz in his father’s record collection, his major influences and teachers, his view of the current scene, and much more.
Ari Hoenig (Episode 13)
As both a drummer and a bandleader, Ari Hoenig is one of the most original and important voices in contemporary jazz. Ari spoke about his early teachers, the origins and development of his original concepts, his view of the current scene, and much more. Please enjoy!
Peter Bernstein (Episode 12)
Today we speak to the great Peter Bernstein. Born and raised in New York City, Peter is one of the defining guitarist of his generation. In this in-depth discussion, Peter spoke about discovering jazz in his parents record collection, his early teachers and influences, and his advice for young musicians.