Sharel Cassity

Premiere DateAug 16, 2020
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with Linus
02:42 Aurora Michael Sarian’s New Aurora
07:30 Primo Michael Sarian’s New Aurora
13:02 Interview with Sharel Cassity, Part I
23:48 Fearless Sharel Cassity
29:12 Interview with Sharel Cassity, Part II
37:53 Surrender Sharel Cassity
43:29 Interview with Sharel Cassity, Part III
51:33 The Jazz Hole with Linus
52:12 Last Minute Sharel Cassity
57:31 Finish

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus features interview guest Sharel Cassity. Saxophonist, composer and educator Sharel Cassity is back on The Jazz Hole for the third time in 10 years and she talks about her brand new album “Fearless”, her move to Chicago and her recent battle with Post Lyme Disease. Other music today comes from trumpeter and composer Michael Sarian’s new album “Michael Sarian’s Aurora”.


Michael Sarian’s New Aurora – “Aurora” & “Primo”
Album: New Aurora
Michael Sarian (tp, flh), Santiago Leibson (p), Marty Kenney (b) and Dayeon Seok (d)

“Fearless”, “Surrender” & “Last Minute”
Album: Fearless
Sharel Cassity (as, composer of “Fearless” & “Surrender”), Richard Johnson (p, composer of “Last Minute”), Alex Claffy (b) and Mark Whitfield Jr. (d)

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