Interview with Michel Petrucciani – North Sea Jazz Festival 1998

Here is a quick interview with the late French pianist Michel Petrucciani, recorded at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1998. In the interview, Petrucciani discusses his ideas of music and colors, composing with specific people in mind (he mentions Steve Gadd and Anthony Jackson), and the challenges of traveling with his own grand piano to all his gigs.

—Peter Blasevick