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Koki Nakano and the music of movement

Composer and pianist Koki Nakano releases his new album Oceanic Feeling, today on the brilliant, independent French label, Nø Førmat! This is his third release with this label,...

Andy Milne: The intersection of texture and groove – Part 1

Multi award winning Canadian pianist Andy Milne recently won the Juno award for his first album as a trio ‘The ReMission’. This is his eleventh album as a leader and with...

Ezra Weiss speaks about his new album and more.

Recently Portland-based pianist and composer Ezra Weiss released his latest album as a leader and debut album with his new form Big Band titled “We Limit Not the Truth of...

Branford Marsalis speaks about Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis doesn’t mince words. He told Dan Ouellette for Qwest TV all about The Secret Between The Shadow and the Soul, the latest album by his 30-year-old...

Chris Potter’s New Outlook on Groove and Dance Music

In this new project, Chris Potter continues to explore groove and presents new variations on his abiding ambition to “connect jazz to the dance music of the day without...

Snarky Puppy’s Michael League speaks about Immigrance.

In March this year, Snarky Puppy’s Michael League was the guest of the month on Qwest TV. March also saw the release of their new album, Immigrance. Willy Kokolo spoke to...

In Conversation: The Fast-Paced Life of Bill Frisell

Ted Panken had the chance to catch up with Bill Frisell for Qwest TV on the eve of his residency at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee. He spoke to us about the beauty...

Paul Jost – Give me the Simple Life

For those among us who are not familiar with Paul Jost and his work allow me to bring you up to speed. Paul is a vocalist based on the east coast of the USA and is currently...

Big Band der Deutsche Oper Berlin | A Soulful journey

Recently the Big Band Der Deutsche Oper Berlin released their third album “Soul Journey” on the German label Mons Records. Recorded live in February this year the...

Featured Interview Josephine Davies

Saxophonist Josephine Davies has built quite a reputation in the UK capital since moving there from her native Shetland Islands. Her current project Satori have just released...

Featured Artist Interview with Konstantin Reinfeld.

Recently Konstantin Reinfeld and Christoph Spangenberg released a Duo Album under the name REINBERG paying homage to the late, great Toots Thielemans. The album titled “Old...