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Interview with Christian McBride

Interview with Christian McBride

Over the last 3 decades, Grammy-winning bassist Christian McBride has become one of the most requested, most recorded and most respected figures in the music world. On top of a busy touring & bandleader schedule, he also works as a radio host, producer, educator,...

Interview with Jan Hocek of JazzPort

Interview with Jan Hocek of JazzPort

For today's interview I'm handing over to Maggie Samkova, Czech booking agent and publicist who I've worked with for several years now. As an expert on the local jazz scene, she's adding to her existing catalogue of interviews (Jakub Zitko of Jazzdock & Vilem...

Interview with Russian Jazz promoter Roman Khristyuk

Interview with Russian Jazz promoter Roman Khristyuk

As the internet makes the world a smaller place, savvy musicians are looking not just at building the number of fans & industry people they're connected to, but at whether there are new territories they could try to develop their career in. A place that has, until...

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