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Audio Short Cuts!

July 2, 2012 By Adam Kampe Image of cassette tapes used courtesy of Seth Illys on WikiMedia Commons One of the most frustrating things about compelling interviews is editing. Often there is so much great video or audio (aka “tape,” in the parlance of audiophiles) that a lot of wonderful sound and images get cut. […]

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NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens on Thelonious Monk

April 27, 2012 By Adam Kampe Jimmy Owens, center, and his band perform The Monk Project at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola inside Jazz at Lincoln Center. Image by Frank Stewart I’ll never forget the moment I met Jimmy Owens in the back of Dizzy’s Club a few months ago. The man who often dons a hat […]

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Postcard from 2012 NEA Jazz Masters Celebration

January 17, 2012 by Rocco Landesman 2012 NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens performs at the January 10 concert celebration. Photo by Michael G. Stewart Last week we celebrated the 2012 NEA Jazz Masters, and as I was saying to [NEA Music Director] Wayne Brown, I thought this was our best Jazz Masters yet. We began […]

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At the Mike with the NEA Jazz Masters

January 4, 2012 Text and photo by Paulette Beete; podcasts by Josephine Reed An outtake from the photo shoot before the 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Ceremony and Concert: Back Row (l-r): Gunther Schuller, Ron Carter, Delfeayo Marsalis, David Baker, Branford Marsalis, Dan Morgenstern, Hubert Laws, Phil Wood, Ahmad Jamal, Muhal Richard Abrams, NEA Chair Rocco […]

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Art Works Podcast: Jimmy Owens

December 8, 2011 By Josephine Reed Jimmy Owens. © 2011 Stephanie Myers – All Rights Reserved This week’s podcast is a conversation with 2012 Jazz Master Jimmy Owens. The timing couldn’t be better: tomorrow, we celebrate his birthday and in early January, he releases his new CD called The Monk Project (which features fellow Jazz Master […]

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