Dayna Stephens

Premiere DateApr 12, 2020
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with Linus
02:09 Ascension Robert Lee
06:55 Ran Dayna Stephens Trio
12:11 Interview with Dayna Stephens, Part I
20:12 Faith Leap Dayna Stephens
26:10 Interview with Dayna Stephens, Part II
34:12 Kwooked Stweet Dayna Stephens
39:40 Interview with Dayna Stephens, Part III
47:33 Tarifa Dayna Stephens
51:12 The Jazz Hole with Linus
52:24 Burton’s Bounce Robert Lee
58:07 Finish

Highly esteemed saxophonist and composer Dayna Stephens is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole with Linus. Dayna talks about his 9th album “Dayna Stephens Trio – Liberty” (with Ben Street and Eric Harland), released on February 28, 2020. The Brooklyn-born Bay Area-raised artist also reveals some information about a number of compositions from Liberty, his upcoming live album “Right Now! Live at the Village Vanguard” (September 2020) and his health issues. Other music on today’s episode comes from the Canadian bassist and composer Robert Lee.


Robert Lee – Ascension
Album: Ascension
Robert Lee (b), Caity Gyorgy (voc), Allison Au (as), Augustine Yates (p), Trevor Giancola (g) and Jacob Wutzke (d)

Robert Lee – Burton’s Bounce
Album: Ascension
Robert Lee (b), Mingjia Chen (voc), Allison Au (as), Michael Davidson (vib, crotales), Trevor Giancola (g) and Jacob Wutzke (d)

Dayna Stephens Trio – “Ran”, “Faith Leap”, “Kwooked Stweet” and “Tarifa”
Album: Liberty
Dayna Stephens (saxes), Ben Street (b) and Eric Harland (d)

Grammy-award winner Linus Wyrsch is one of New York City's most sought-after clarinetists and saxophonists. Full of passion for jazz, Brazilian and Latin music, the Swiss native maintains a busy performance and…

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