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Sound of the Moment

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Sound of the Moment is a podcast released every second Monday and hosted by bassist and composer Pat Cleaver. The show features conversations and interviews with jazz musicians on a variety of topics such as the creative process, sources of inspiration, and of course discussions of the guest’s latest releases and projects. Sound of the Moment strives to provide valuable insights into the lives and minds of artists and serve as a platform for the promotion of jazz and improvised music.

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Sound of the Moment is a podcast released every second Monday and hosted by bassist and composer Pat Cleaver. The show features conversations and interviews with jazz musicians on a variety of topics such as the creative process, sources of inspiration, and of course discussions of the guest’s latest releases and projects. Sound of the Moment strives to provide valuable insights into the lives and minds of artists and serve as a platform for the promotion of jazz and improvised music.

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This is going to be my new favourite podcast!

By Kerstboom - Oct 27 2017
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Keep em coming

iTunes Ratings

3 Ratings
Average Ratings
3
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0
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0

This is going to be my new favourite podcast!

By Kerstboom - Oct 27 2017
Read more
Keep em coming
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Sound of the Moment

Latest release on Jun 16, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 49: Eran Har Even

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This month, Pat talks to guitarist Eran Har Even. They discuss his new record World Citizen, combining lively takes with effects and production on the recording, and the journey that lead him to put together this band and release music under his own name after many years as a busy co-bandleader and sideman.

Note that this conversation was recorded a few months ago, before we were aware of the COVID-19 crisis, so the tour dates are no longer relevant.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Jun 16 2020

1hr 16mins

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Rank #2: Episode 48: Fuensanta Méndez

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This month Pat speaks with Mexican vocalist and bassist Fuensanta Méndez. They discuss her early love of dance, singing and poetry, how improvisation naturally leads to "accurate" intention in her music and her band the Ensamble Grande.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Feb 21 2020

1hr 32mins

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Rank #3: Episode 47: Guy Salamon

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The podcast is back after a few months off! In this episode, Pat speaks with drummer Guy Salamon about his debut record Unfollow the Leader. They discuss the varied musical environment he grew up in, how he came to lead an octet, and the parallels he draws between band leading and hosting a dinner (or board game night...).

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Jan 21 2020

1hr 15mins

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Rank #4: Episode 46: Myrthe van de Weetering

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In this episode Pat welcomes violinist and composer Myrthe van de Weetering to the show. She discusses her decision not to play on most of her debut album, featuring herself as a composer rather than a performer, the series of film noir style photography that inspired the music and how limiting herself to writing short pieces was liberating.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Aug 04 2019

46mins

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Rank #5: Episode 45: Natalio Sued

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Saxophonist and clarinettist Natalio Sued joins Pat on this week's episode. They discuss his love for the saxophone/bass/drums format, the sources of inspiration he finds outside of music, and how he went from rejecting to embracing tango and Argentinian folk music.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Jul 22 2019

1hr 11mins

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Rank #6: Episode 44: Raoul van der Weide

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Bassist Raoul van der Weide is the guest on this week's episode. He joins Pat to discuss his new record with the Xavier Pamplona Septet, his approach to free improvisation, how it relates to societal constructs, and the importance of musicians organising and curating their own concert series.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Jul 07 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #7: Episode 43: Ernst Glerum

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Bassist and pianist Ernst Glerum is on the show this week. He is currently crowdfunding a combined book and album that collects his drawings accompanied by music. He tells Pat about the parallels between the pencil and the bow, maintaining a sense of wonder in musical improvisation, and his love of "homey" piano music.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Jun 23 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #8: Episode 42: Teis Semey

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Guitarist Teis Semey joins Pat to discuss his record "Where the Fence is the Highest", how he was inspired to write suites of music based on Van Gogh's japonism as well as Nietzsche's three metamorphoses, featuring several bands on his album and his plans for an upcoming self produced EP.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

Jun 10 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #9: Episode 41: Felix Back

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Keyboardist Felix Back joins Pat to discuss his band Son Swagga and their new album Dark Magic. They talk about Felix's love of fusion and the recent resurgence of the genre, the challenges of leading a nine piece band and the importance of entertainment value in live performance.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

May 27 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #10: Episode 40: Sun-Mi Hong

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Drummer Sun-Mi Hong talks to Pat about discovering the drums at a relatively late age, how she decided to move to Europe to pursue her passion for music, and how she has been embraced as one of the Netherlands' most promising young bandleaders.

Detailed show notes and links are available at soundofthemoment.com.

Please support the show at patreon.com/SoundoftheMoment

May 12 2019

1hr 3mins

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