Conversations Archives - ArtSparksMusic
  • 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...

  • Jazz with a mission: An Interview with Danilo Pérez

    Where do gifted musicians go to become student leaders of a world community and affect positive social change? The Berklee Global Jazz Institute in Boston, founded by Grammy-award winning jazz pianist, composer, professor and educator Danilo Pérez, through a curriculum that includes world-music exploration from roots up, to arrangements...

  • 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...