September
10th 2007
The Jazz Session #29: Donny McCaslin

Posted under Podcast & Saxophonists

McCaslin

Jason Crane interviews saxophonist Donny McCaslin. One of the busiest saxophonists in the business, McCaslin plays with Maria Schneider, Dave Douglas and many others. He also fronts his own groups, including the band on his new CD, In Pursuit (Sunnyside, 2007). A follow-up to his critically acclaimed record Soar (Sunnyside, 2006), In Pursuit features compositions commissioned for a Chamber Music America grant. McCaslin talks about his father’s influence, playing with Gary Burton, and the life of an in-demand musician.

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  1. The Jazz Session » The Jazz Session #39: Donny McCaslin on 24 Aug 2008 at 11:50 pm #

    […] this album of original compositions, plus Billy Strayhorn’s Isfahan. (NOTE: McCaslin was on The Jazz Session #29 last year in an interview that featured an in-depth look at his life and work.) Powered by […]

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