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Four part Joe Sample video interview

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November 25, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Today, a fantastic four-part video interview with the late Joe Sample from the Keyboard Magazine YouTube page. The interview took place  before …
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Billy Harper: A Life Of Persistence And Improvisation

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November 19, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Today’s interview is from R.J. DeLuke and AllAboutJazz and spends time with Billy Harper, the standout tenor saxophonist from the …
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Billy Cobham: Self- Expression

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November 11, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Today, a nice long interview with drummer Billy Cobham from the UK National Jazz Archive. The Panamanian American jazz drummer, composer …
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Mike Stern: Guitar to the stars . . . and Miles beyond

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November 4, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Mike Stern is truly one of the great guitarists of our age, equally comfortable in straight ahead jazz, fusion, and …
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Jimmy Smith Documentary (Jazz Organ) – 1965

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October 31, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Here is a great 90 minute long West German documentary film made about Jimmy Smith and his trio. As you …
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Nat Adderley: A Player’s Player

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October 28, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Here is an interview with the great cornetist/trumpeter Nat Adderley recently posted at the AllAboutJazz webiste. The interview was conducted …
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Seymour Nurse Interviews George Duke

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October 22, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Here is a great four part interview with the late George Duke from Seymour Nurse from The Bottom End. Part one covers …
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Burt Bacharach On Piano Jazz

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October 14, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Burt Bacharach has written more than 600 songs and more than 70 Top 40 hits. In 1957, Bacharach met fellow songwriter …
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T.S.Monk: My Father Thelonious Monk

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October 10, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

The great Thelonious Monk would have been 97 years young today, and to celebrate one of the great geniuses of …
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Two 1979 Ahmad Jamal Interviews with Les Tompkins

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October 8, 2014 by Peter Blasevick

Here are two interviews by Les Tomkins with the great pianist Ahmad Jamal, both interviews conducted in 1979. Jamal talks a …
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