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S3E47 - Multi-Instrumentalist Ellen Weller

9/3/2018
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Composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist Ellen Weller comes through to discuss her approaches to improvisation as well as her work with various ensembles, including The Weller Family Band.

Duration:00:56:09

S3E46 - Composer Joe Garrison

8/25/2018
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Composer and bandleader Joe Garrison came by to give us the inside scoop on his new release, The Broken Jar, which features a host of local jazz and classical luminaries.

Duration:00:57:17

S3E45 - Saxophonist Tripp Sprague

8/7/2018
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Saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Tripp Sprague dropped in to discuss past and current projects. We also touch on his practice routine, Steely Dan, Sprague family history, upcoming gigs, and more.

Duration:00:55:58

S3E44 - Singer-Songwriter Lizabeth Yandel

7/24/2018
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Singer-songwriter and guitarist Lizabeth Yandel discusses her roots, her writing processes, and her many eclectic influences, from jazz to future soul

Duration:00:50:24

S3E43 - Vocalist Whitney Shay

7/10/2018
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Vocalist Whitney Shay drops by and gives us a preview of her soon-to-be-released album A Woman Rules the World, featuring some gritty blues vocals and a killer cast of players.

Duration:00:47:57

S3E42 - Multi-instrumentalist Tonga Ross-Ma'u

6/25/2018
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Pianist, guitarist, and producer Tonga Ross-Mau came by to share his new album with Ascent Trio and other recent projects.

Duration:01:03:14

S3E41 - Pianist John Opferkuch

6/12/2018
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Pianist John Opferkuch stops by to discuss his album "The Kennedy Files," and performs a new composition live, in-studio.

Duration:00:50:49

S3E40 - Pianist Danny Green "One Day It Will"

5/28/2018
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We kick off Season 3 of the podcast with an 'on-air' recording of pianist Danny Green, plus more tracks from his new album "One Day It Will"

Duration:00:55:23

S2E39 - Singer Leonard Patton

5/21/2018
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Vocalist and first-ever guest on the podcast Leonard Patton returns to discuss his new live album and plans for a new jazz venue here in town!

Duration:00:55:23

S2E38 - Saxophonist Jesse Audelo

5/14/2018
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Saxophonist and composer Jesse Audelo came by with some of his new large-ensemble recordings. We discuss his his approach to composition, and the many projects he's involved with in San Diego and Los Angeles.

Duration:01:00:27

S2E37 - Bassist Kyle Motl

5/7/2018
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Bassist and composer Kyle Motl came by to discuss his solo performing, his trio with pianist Tobin Chodos and drummer Kjell Nordeson, a second trio with drummer Abbey Rader and woodwindist Drew Ceccato, and his concepts for improvising musicians.

Duration:01:12:25

S2E36 - Saxophonist David Borgo

5/3/2018
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Saxophonist and Professor of Music at UCSD David Borgo comes by to discuss his multitude of works and collaborations, including his electro-acoustic duo KaiBorg, his polymeric group Kronomorfic, and his saxophone trio Initial Conditions

Duration:00:57:01

S2E35 - Guitarist Robin Henkel

4/22/2018
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Blues and jazz guitarist Robin Henkel is our guest this week. Robin has been a fixture on the San Diego scene for decades. We discuss his new album, influences, and some blues guitar history.

Duration:01:06:46

S2E34 - Guitarist and Luthier Victor Baker

4/16/2018
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Guitarist and luthier Victor Baker stops by to discuss his craft, his music, and his move out to San Diego. His guitars are garnering him accolades across the jazz world, and he's built instruments for the likes of Kurt Rosenwinkel and Gilad Hekselman

Duration:01:10:07

S2E33 - Trumpeter Curtis Taylor

4/8/2018
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Trumpeter Curtis Taylor came by to play some tracks from his new production #Hashtagged. We also discuss his work with James Carter, Gregory Porter, and more.

Duration:01:10:28

S2E32 - Trombonist Andy Geib

3/26/2018
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Trombonist (and multi-instrumentalist) Andy Geib has been a gig warrior on the San Diego scene for 20 years. We get the skinny on his group Wise Monkey Orchestra, and also discuss his youth ensemble Ambassadors of Soul.

Duration:00:56:13

S2E31 - Ep 31 Farhad Bahrami and Louis Valenzuela

3/19/2018
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Two guests in the studio this week - Farhad Bahrami and Louis Valenzuela of Dornob Collective discuss the intersection of Persian music, jazz, and other genres. Also, hear a live, in studio demonstration of the setar and get the latest on the Monday night jam session.

Duration:00:55:58

S2E30 - Ep 30 Bassist Ben Wanicur

3/12/2018
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Bassist Ben Wanicur drops by to discuss his musical approach, his new monthly jam session, surfing, bacon, and his literary favorites.

Duration:01:05:45

S2E29 - Ep 29 Drummer Jake Najor

3/4/2018
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Jake Najor has been in the trenches for over 20 years laying down the beat for dozens of groups around San Diego. In this episode we dive into Jake's debut record "In The Cut", featuring an all-star cast of SD and LA musicians.

Duration:00:55:33

S2E28 - Ep 28 Pianist Jarel Paguio

2/28/2018
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Pianist Jarel Paguio came by to discuss his compositions, influences, and more.

Duration:00:56:11