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JazzStories

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JazzStories, a podcast series from Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, features jazz luminaries, in their own words, sharing stories of their lives in music. JazzStories podcasts are released every two weeks. (Produced in collaboration with Murray Street Productions.)

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JazzStories, a podcast series from Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, features jazz luminaries, in their own words, sharing stories of their lives in music. JazzStories podcasts are released every two weeks. (Produced in collaboration with Murray Street Productions.)

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Good Way to Remember

By JB Abbott - Feb 18 2011
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Moody. Nothing else need be said about the giant we lost so tragically and too soon.

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By DashCourageous - Jan 25 2011
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I've always enjoyed documentries about jazz, especially from the men and women whoo lived the life & created the great bodies of works I've taken so much pleasure from. These podcasts are a treasure and I await more. Well produced and greatly informative.

iTunes Ratings

37 Ratings
Average Ratings
32
2
0
0
3

Good Way to Remember

By JB Abbott - Feb 18 2011
Read more
Moody. Nothing else need be said about the giant we lost so tragically and too soon.

Waiting for more..

By DashCourageous - Jan 25 2011
Read more
I've always enjoyed documentries about jazz, especially from the men and women whoo lived the life & created the great bodies of works I've taken so much pleasure from. These podcasts are a treasure and I await more. Well produced and greatly informative.
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JazzStories

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JazzStories, a podcast series from Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, features jazz luminaries, in their own words, sharing stories of their lives in music. JazzStories podcasts are released every two weeks. (Produced in collaboration with Murray Street Productions.)

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Rank #1: Mulgrew Miller

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The versatile pianist Mulgrew Miller was never confined by the boundaries of the piano -- or of one particular sound. In this 2001 interview with Murray Street's Ave Carrillo, he remembers his move from the Methodist church to the Ellington Orchestra to the resurgent 1980s New York jazz scene. He remained a mainstay of that scene until he passed away on May 29, 2013.

Jun 10 2013
11 mins
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Rank #2: Michael Cuscuna

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Michael Cuscuna is the co-founder of Mosaic Records, a jazz label that specializes in limited edition boxed sets that collect both the released and unreleased recordings of artists like Thelonious Monk, Louis Armstrong, and Sam Rivers. In this interview he traces his path from radio dj to record producer and denizen of long forgotten archives.

May 24 2013
17 mins
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Rank #3: Reid Anderson

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Reid Anderson is the bassist for The Bad Plus, a trio which also includes fellow Minnesotans, pianist Ethan Iverson and drummer Dave King. Anderson talks about being part of a "leaderless" trio, and avant garde tinged covers of rock and pop songs.

May 13 2013
14 mins
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Rank #4: Stefon Harris

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Stefon Harris has been hammering out cascades of sound on the marimba and vibraphone since 1996. A leader of his own groups, he's recorded six solo albums for Concord and Blue Note, and has played with Ry Cooder, Joe Henderson and the SF Jazz Collective.

Apr 29 2013
14 mins
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Rank #5: Mary Halvorson

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Guitarist and composer Mary Halvorson pushes into new territory with daring, unpredictable improvisations. Though rooted in jazz, her guitar sound is personal, well-crafted, and borrows practices from rock and experimental music. A longtime member of saxophonist Anthony Braxton's ensembles, she leads a trio, quintet and septet, and is a member of almost two dozen other groups.

Apr 15 2013
14 mins
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Rank #6: The Three Cohens

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Siblings Yuval, Anat and Avishai Cohen have been developing their musical connection since birth -- while growing up together in Tel Aviv, attending the Berklee School of Music and now in their band 3 Cohens. In this Jazz at Lincoln Center Listening Party, they discuss their musical education in Israel and how three siblings come together in one band.

Apr 04 2013
14 mins
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Rank #7: Bill Frisell (ReBroadcast)

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For over thirty years ,the guitarist and composer Bill Frisell has mined jazz, country, bluegrass, and rock and forged these sounds into a unified whole. In this Jazz at Lincoln Center Listening Party, he discusses how he forms his original ensemble sound and remembers his collaborator and friend, the late drummer Paul Motian.

Mar 18 2013
13 mins
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Rank #8: Freddie Hubbard

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In 1958, when twenty year-old Freddie Hubbard moved to New York City, the city was full of legends in the making - Lee Morgan, Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane and many others. Hubbard, who died in 2008, jammed with all of them and hones his sound to become one of the defining voices of 1960s hard bop. In our 1992 interview by Bill Brower and Steve Rowland, Hubbard looked back to the Brooklyn music scene in the early 60s.

Mar 04 2013
11 mins
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Rank #9: Christian McBride

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With a style steeped in jazz, classical, funk and hip hop -- Christiane McBride has played on more than three hundred recordings. The Philadelphia born bassist is one of the most sought after players in jazz. Our producer David Goren talked with McBride about the Philly tradition, his own work in jazz and the shrinking distances in the world of music.

Feb 19 2013
16 mins
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Rank #10: Gary Burton (Recast)

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Vibraphonist Gary Burton's album Hot House with pianist Chick Corea has been nominated for two Grammy awards this February. Burton's also demonstrated a knack for discovering and collaborating with great guitarists -- Bill Frisell, Mick Goodrick, Pat Metheny and most recently 24 year old Julian Lage. In a Jazz at Lincoln Center Listening Party, Burton and Lage discuss their "chamber" approach to jazz and the unique sound of the "guitarvibe."

Feb 04 2013
16 mins
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