Interview guest Andrew McAnsh talks about his new album Illustrations on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. McAnsh wrote Illustrations while he lived in Japan during the summers of 2012 and 2013, inspired by Japanese Zen and heavily influenced by the music of the late great Canadian born trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler to which this album pays tribute. The other two tracks today are by the acclaimed NYC-based pianist Glenn Zaleski.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.