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Podcast – The Jazz Session

Jason Crane

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Podcast – The Jazz Session
Podcast – The Jazz Session

Podcast – The Jazz Session

Jason Crane

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The online jazz interview show hosted by Jason Crane.

Latest Episodes

The Jazz Session #493: Dor Herskovits

Drummer Dor Herskovits is on two new albums: Flying Elephants (with his own quintet) and Easy Listening (with the collective band Earprint). In this interview, Herskovits talks about the genesis of both bands; the use of humor in music; how his son’s impending birth inspired a song and a story; and more. I’ve been recording … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #493: Dor Herskovits"

42 MIN2 d ago
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The Jazz Session #493: Dor Herskovits

The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle

Trombonist Ryan Keberle and his band Catharsis released a new album this summer called The Hope I Hold (Greenleaf Music). The band features Camila Meza (interview 1, 2, 3), Jorge Roeder, Eric Doob, and Scott Robinson. In this interview, Keberle talks about the sociopolitical inspirations for the new record; the challenges of listening and ways … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle"

52 MIN1 w ago
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The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle

The Jazz Session #491: Perry Smith

Guitarist Perry Smith releases his new album, Live In Brooklyn, on October 11, 2019. The album features Melissa Aldana (interview) on saxophone, Matt Aronoff on bass, and Jay Sawyer on drums. In this interview, Perry talks about the jam session as a form of community building; using his musical success for good causes; how his … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #491: Perry Smith"

38 MIN2 w ago
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The Jazz Session #491: Perry Smith

The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis

In May, saxophonist and vocalist Caroline Davis released an album called Alula on New Amsterdam Records. Later this week, she and Rob Clearfield will drop a new record called Anthems on Sunnyside. In this interview, Davis traces the path from The Sibley Guide To Birds to Alula; talks about music cognition; and explains how being … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis"

41 MIN3 w ago
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The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis

The Jazz Session #489: Jane Monheit

It’s been 20 years since the release of Jane Monheit‘s first album, Never Never Land. This week (September 19-21, 2019) Jane is at the Iridium in New York City to celebrate that anniversary. In this interview, we talk about the early days of her career; touring as a homeschooling mom; maintaining good vocal technique; and … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #489: Jane Monheit"

40 MINSEP 18
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The Jazz Session #489: Jane Monheit

The Jazz Session #488: Noah Preminger

Saxophonist Noah Preminger‘s new album is Zigsaw: Music Of Steve Lampert. In this interview, Preminger talks about the fascinating creative and recording processes that resulted in this new record; the many albums he’s released in recent years; his future touring and recording plans; and more. You’ll find a previous interview with Noah here, and one … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #488: Noah Preminger"

39 MINSEP 11
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The Jazz Session #488: Noah Preminger

The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)

Welcome to the first summer hiatus episode of 2019! Earlier this year I was invited on the podcast Sound Logic to talk about the album Kind of Blue by Miles Davis. Here is that episode in its entirety. You can hear other episodes of Sound Logic and subscribe here: https://anchor.fm/soundlogic. And if you want to … Continue reading "The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)"

90 MINJUL 16
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The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)

TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER

This episode features a roll call of all the current members of The Jazz Session, plus bonus material from my interviews with Brittany Anjou, Claudia Acuña, and Carmen Staaf & Allison Miller. The summer hiatus is now upon us, which means members will be getting the majority of the content I produce in July and … Continue reading "TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER"

38 sJUL 1
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TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER

The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)

Ashley Daneman‘s People Are Fragile (Flood Music, 2019) is one of the best albums of 2019. In this interview, Daneman talks about making an album that fearlessly explores darkness; the difficult but necessary choice between a musical career and motherhood; why she performs only for listening audiences; and much more. This is the final episode … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)"

42 MINJUN 26
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The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)

The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña

Vocalist Claudia Acuña is back with Turning Pages, her first new album in a decade. In this interview, Acuña talks about being a musician and a mom; the process of releasing a record independently after years working with big labels; the honesty in her lyrics; and much more. I’ve been recording conversations with jazz musicians … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña"

50 MINJUN 19
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The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña

Latest Episodes

The Jazz Session #493: Dor Herskovits

Drummer Dor Herskovits is on two new albums: Flying Elephants (with his own quintet) and Easy Listening (with the collective band Earprint). In this interview, Herskovits talks about the genesis of both bands; the use of humor in music; how his son’s impending birth inspired a song and a story; and more. I’ve been recording … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #493: Dor Herskovits"

42 MIN2 d ago
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The Jazz Session #493: Dor Herskovits

The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle

Trombonist Ryan Keberle and his band Catharsis released a new album this summer called The Hope I Hold (Greenleaf Music). The band features Camila Meza (interview 1, 2, 3), Jorge Roeder, Eric Doob, and Scott Robinson. In this interview, Keberle talks about the sociopolitical inspirations for the new record; the challenges of listening and ways … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle"

52 MIN1 w ago
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The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle

The Jazz Session #491: Perry Smith

Guitarist Perry Smith releases his new album, Live In Brooklyn, on October 11, 2019. The album features Melissa Aldana (interview) on saxophone, Matt Aronoff on bass, and Jay Sawyer on drums. In this interview, Perry talks about the jam session as a form of community building; using his musical success for good causes; how his … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #491: Perry Smith"

38 MIN2 w ago
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The Jazz Session #491: Perry Smith

The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis

In May, saxophonist and vocalist Caroline Davis released an album called Alula on New Amsterdam Records. Later this week, she and Rob Clearfield will drop a new record called Anthems on Sunnyside. In this interview, Davis traces the path from The Sibley Guide To Birds to Alula; talks about music cognition; and explains how being … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis"

41 MIN3 w ago
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The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis

The Jazz Session #489: Jane Monheit

It’s been 20 years since the release of Jane Monheit‘s first album, Never Never Land. This week (September 19-21, 2019) Jane is at the Iridium in New York City to celebrate that anniversary. In this interview, we talk about the early days of her career; touring as a homeschooling mom; maintaining good vocal technique; and … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #489: Jane Monheit"

40 MINSEP 18
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The Jazz Session #489: Jane Monheit

The Jazz Session #488: Noah Preminger

Saxophonist Noah Preminger‘s new album is Zigsaw: Music Of Steve Lampert. In this interview, Preminger talks about the fascinating creative and recording processes that resulted in this new record; the many albums he’s released in recent years; his future touring and recording plans; and more. You’ll find a previous interview with Noah here, and one … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #488: Noah Preminger"

39 MINSEP 11
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The Jazz Session #488: Noah Preminger

The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)

Welcome to the first summer hiatus episode of 2019! Earlier this year I was invited on the podcast Sound Logic to talk about the album Kind of Blue by Miles Davis. Here is that episode in its entirety. You can hear other episodes of Sound Logic and subscribe here: https://anchor.fm/soundlogic. And if you want to … Continue reading "The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)"

90 MINJUL 16
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The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)

TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER

This episode features a roll call of all the current members of The Jazz Session, plus bonus material from my interviews with Brittany Anjou, Claudia Acuña, and Carmen Staaf & Allison Miller. The summer hiatus is now upon us, which means members will be getting the majority of the content I produce in July and … Continue reading "TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER"

38 sJUL 1
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TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER

The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)

Ashley Daneman‘s People Are Fragile (Flood Music, 2019) is one of the best albums of 2019. In this interview, Daneman talks about making an album that fearlessly explores darkness; the difficult but necessary choice between a musical career and motherhood; why she performs only for listening audiences; and much more. This is the final episode … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)"

42 MINJUN 26
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The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)

The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña

Vocalist Claudia Acuña is back with Turning Pages, her first new album in a decade. In this interview, Acuña talks about being a musician and a mom; the process of releasing a record independently after years working with big labels; the honesty in her lyrics; and much more. I’ve been recording conversations with jazz musicians … Continue reading "The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña"

50 MINJUN 19
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The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña