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