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  • George Wein: A Life And Legend In Jazz

    Last summer, in June of 2017, I had the privilege and opportunity to interview George Wein, founder and producer of the seminal Newport Jazz Festival. At 91, he was just in the process of supporting and transitioning the new artistic director Christian McBride into this demanding and critical role...

  • GALADRIELLE ALLMAN’S – “PLEASE BE WITH ME: A SONG FOR MY FATHER”

    “These are some of the first hand acknowledgements that have come to describe Duane Allman, his guitar playing, his musicianship, and finding few other peers (i.e. Hendrix, Clapton, Page) – a definition in itself of being exceptional. Following in parallel, is the consideration of the explosive creativity signified by...

  • Conversation with Carl Griffin

    THE LAUNCH OF A NEW JAZZ LABEL: A CONVERSATION WITH LEGENDARY CARL GRIFFIN What’s it like to launch a new jazz recording label? A conversation with Legendary three-time Grammy award winning record producer Carl Griffin By Doug Hall In the Brave New World of digital music, streaming radio stations...