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Bobby Previte

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Episode 473: Bobby Previte


On today's episode I talk to drummer and composer Bobby Previte. Originally from Niagara Falls, New York, Bobby was one of the seminal figures of the 1980s New York ‘Downtown’ scene that included John Zorn, Wayne Horvitz, and Elliott Sharp, and his original compositions have been recorded and released on labels like Sony, Elektra, Tzadik. He's also led a plethora of diverse ensembles from behind his drums and has collaborated with many of the leading lights in and beyond the world of music, including master composer John Adams, iconic singer Tom Waits, pantheon filmmaker Robert Altman, and most recently, rock legend Iggy Pop. He's also the recipient of the 2015 Greenfield Prize for music and was a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow in 2012, and his latest albums are a series of live recordings called Groundtruther, which you can get on his Bandcamp site now! This is the website for Beginnings, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, follow me on Twitter.

1hr 12mins

5 Mar 2021

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La Montaña Rusa 44.2020. Miles Davis Septet. Okan Ersan. Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft & Nels Cline. Sergi Sirvent & David Viñolas. Craig Taborn, David King & Reid Anderson. Stefan Huth.

La Montaña Rusa Radio Jazz

En este episodio 44.2020 de La Montaña Rusa:Miles Davis Septet. Live in Tokyo, 1973.Okan Ersan. Nibiru, 2019.Bobby Previte, Jamie Saft, Nels Cline. Music from the Early 21st Century, 2020.Sergi Sirvent & David Viñolas. Recreacions tímbriques: de Mompou a Bartók Vol.II, 2020.Craig Taborn, David King, and Reid Anderson. Golden Valley Is Now, 2019.Stefan Huth. Time, 2020.This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy

1hr 32mins

1 Nov 2020

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#150--Bobby Previte

Concert Honesty

Bobby is the composer of the piece for So Percussion and improvisors called Terminals. He and I talk about his life as a drummer growing up in Buffalo and then going on the road and improvising. He’s an amazing person.

1hr 10mins

3 Jun 2020

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Bobby Previte

The NYU Jazz Interview Series Podcast

Featured is drummer/composer/producer Bobby Previte.


13 Feb 2019

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Bobby Previte + Notable New Releases of 2018 [Mondo Jazz Ep. 16]

Mondo Jazz

Just two months have passed and 2018 is already replete with amazing new music. In this episode we interview Bobby Previte about his new album "Rhapsody", the second part of his "Travel Trilogy", and sample the exciting new or upcoming releases by Camille Bertault, The Michael Leonhart Orchestra, Ben LaMar, Alicia Hall Moran, Owen Broder, Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella, Nubya Garcia, The Recyclers, Jason Moran, Shabaka Hutching's Sons of Kemet, Hobby Horse, David Murray, Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, Jeff Cosgrove - Scott Robinson - Ken Filiano, Martin Wind. Detailed playlist at https://spinitron.com/radio/playlist.php?station=rfb&playlist=6229#here

1hr 58mins

11 Mar 2018

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Episode 13: The Bobby Previte Conversation

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Charlie sat down with Bobby Previte and had probably the most complete conversation to date on the show. It begins and ends on the same note. Really an incredible conversation. The epitome of what we want you guys to experience as listeners to this show. Bobby has had a really accomplished career as a drummer. One of the originators and main proponents of the New York “Downtown” music scene in the early 1970’s. He has worked with many different acts and is a leader in his own right. Bobby has worked extensively with Wayne Horvitz , Elliot Sharpe , John Zorn and Bill Frisell for example. More importantly just listen to the stories and the attitude of this conversation. If you’re a young creator of anything in any field actually hopefully this is inspirational for you as Charlie and Bobby repeatedly speak about constantly reevaluating their work on a regular basis. One of the great points of the conversations is the balance between musician and entertainer. Bobby has some amazing viewpoints on this and likes to think that every once in a while it’s not so bad if you have to sit through some music that actually makes you feel as the listener like you’re taking a gigantic virtual risk. Why would that be so bad? Every once in a while it’s not so bad for the listener to know what it feels like to be lost at sea. It’s just music, you aren’t actually lost at sea! If you ever meet Bobby,try not to be clever he has had enough of clever. A good thing also to remember is that “the sleek have inherited the earth”…CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO HEAR THE CONVERSATION http://www.comparedtowhatpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/ComparedToWhatPodcast-TheBobbyPreviteConversation.mp3

17 Feb 2014