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Jazz Episodes

July 23, 2022

Interview with Sammy Rae & The Friends

We had the pleasure of interviewing Sammy Rae & The Friends over Zoom video. For as much as Sammy Rae & The Friends may be a band, this collective of, dreamers, and artists consider itself a family first. Fronted by …

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June 15, 2022

Interview with Dida Pelled

We had the pleasure of interviewing Dida Pelled over Zoom video. Brooklyn-based, Native Tel-Avivian, Dida Pelled, is widely regarded as the greatest jazz guitarist this side of the Mississippi. Pelled’s ambitions took shape as a child, when,...

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June 11, 2022

Interview with Will Wood (Will Returns!)

We had the pleasure of interviewing Will Wood over Zoom video. Cicada Days is a beautiful singer-songwriter piece by the enigmatic and influential Will Wood. Once known for his manic, high-energy songs, Will is releasing next month the most...

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June 6, 2022

Interview with BLKBOK

We had the pleasure of interviewing BLKBOK over Zoom video. Neoclassical pianist and Detroit native BLKBOK is set to soundtrack this year’s Juneteenth celebrations with the deluxe version of his debut album 'Black Book'. Arriving on June 17 via...

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May 14, 2022

Interview with Matt Simons

We had the pleasure of interviewing Matt Simons over Zoom video! Fresh off the release of his new studio album ‘Identity Crisis’ and a coast-to-coast US tour with 2Cellos, LA based songwriter Matt Simons has revealed the music video for …

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May 1, 2022

Interview with Becca Stevens

We had the pleasure of interviewing Becca Stevens over Zoom video! GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Becca Stevens and GRAMMY Award-winning Attacca Quartet recently released their collaborative album Becca Stevens | Attacca Quartet, on GroundUP...

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April 29, 2022

Interview with Meghan Linsey

We had the pleasure of interviewing Meghan Linsey over Zoom video! No. 1 Billboard recording artist, Meghan Linsey, recently released her latest single, "If You Need Me Don't." This project is bringing The Voice alum back to her soulful,...

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April 28, 2022

Interview with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

We had the pleasure of interviewing Pigeons Playing Ping Pong over Zoom video! Acclaimed Baltimore funk quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has recently released their new studio album Perspective. Perspective seamlessly blends effervescent...

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April 25, 2022

Interview with Sondre Lerche

We had the pleasure of interviewing Sondre Lerche over Zoom video! Sondre Lerche released Avatars of Love, his most ambitious work to date, via PLZ / InGrooves. The 14 song double album features contributions from AURORA, CHAI, Felicia Douglass...

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April 17, 2022

Interview with Michelle Willis

We had the pleasure of interviewing Michelle Willis over Zoom video! Singer, songwriter and keyboard player Michelle Willis’ sophomore record Just One Voice is out now on GroundUP Music. Featuring performances by David Crosby, Michael McDonald,...

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April 7, 2022

Interview with Dopapod

We had the pleasure of interviewing Dopapod over Zoom video! Dopapod access a heightened level of cosmic harmony in their music. The quartet—Eli Winderman [keys, vocals], Rob Compa [guitar, vocals], Chuck Jones [bass], and Neal “Fro” Evans...

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March 22, 2022

Interview with Greensky Bluegrass

We had the pleasure of interviewing Greensky Bluegrass over Zoom video! Greensky Bluegrass are thrilled to announce their return to Colorado for four unforgettable performances. The band will kick things off with An Evening With Greensky Bluegrass...

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March 1, 2022

Interview with Pete Sears of Moonalice

We had the pleasure of interviewing Pete Sears of Moonalice over Zoom video! San Francisco-based psychedelic soul group Moonalice is set to release their latest studio EP, ‘Full Moonalice Vol. 1’, on the high holy day of April 20. The …

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Feb. 21, 2022

Interview with The O'My's

We had the pleasure of interviewing The O’My’s over Zoom video! Soulful Chicago-based alt-R&B act The O’My’s persevere through love and loss on new EP No Swimming out now via ADA / Warner Music Group. Each song unpacks the complexity …

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Feb. 17, 2022

Interview with Eric Krasno

We had the pleasure of interviewing Eric Krasno over Zoom video! The idea of “losing yourself” may seem negative, but to Grammy-award winning guitarist Eric Krasno, the phrase has a deeper meaning. Featuring head-nodding handclaps, horns from...

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