26th 2009
The Jazz Session #75: Avery Sharpe

Posted under Bassists & Podcast


Jason Crane interviews bassist Avery Sharpe. Sharpe’s album, Autumn Moonlight (JKNM, 2009) is an exploration of the piano trio by a man who played bass in one of the most famous such trios in recent memory, that of McCoy Tyner. In this interview, Sharpe talks about why he likes to perform in the trio format, how he chose between insurance adjusting and the bass, and the night he left Art Blakey for McCoy Tyner. Find out more at

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  1. Taking a look at “Inner Glimpse” | Yoko Miwa on 02 Jun 2015 at 11:42 pm #

    […] Tyner (piano), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Joe Henderson (tenor sax), Avery Sharpe (bass – interview) and Louis Hayes (drums). To my ear, Freddie still sounds pretty great on this, and Joe shreds on […]

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