Talking about rock and jazz roots, early study, chordal fixation, work as a sideman, and composing. He plays a couple of amazing passages of Stella by Starlight and I’ll Remember April that you should not miss!
Music Heard in this Podcast
Tredechadrome – Hydra – Sunnyside Records w/ Ben Monder – guitars, Theo Bleckmann – voice, John Patitucci – bass, Skúli Sverrisson – bass, Ted Poor – drums, Gian Slater – voice , Martha Cluver – voice
You Are My Sunshine – Excavation – Arabesque Records w/ Ben Monder, guitar, Skuli Sverrisson – electric bass, Jim Black – drums & percussion, Theo Bleckmann – voice
Elysium – Hydra
Still Motion – Excavation
Pithecanthropus Erectus – comp. Charles Mingus, Paul Motian Electric Bebop Group – Garden of Eden w/ bass – Jerome Harris, drums – Paul Motian, guitar – Ben Monder, Jakob Bro, Steve Cardenas, saxophone – Chris Cheek, Tony Malaby
In Memoriam – Excavation