11th 2009
The Jazz Session #121: Darcy James Argue

Posted under Composers & Podcast


Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam Records, 2009), the debut CD from composer Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society, is one of the most talked-about records of the year. In this interview, Argue reveals why he chose to write modern music using a big band as his musical vehicle; how he turned a simple blog into a social media juggernaut; and why the last thing he wants to be is nostalgic about music. Learn more at

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4 Responses to “The Jazz Session #121: Darcy James Argue”

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  3. Michael Anderson on 14 Dec 2009 at 10:46 am #

    Finally got to finish listening to this interview – and really enjoyed it. Darcy is very articulate and was able to talk more succinctly about the whole ‘in this time’ thing … without any potential physical conflict!

    The music is great – I’ve heard good things but hadn’t bought the record. That will likely change this week …

  4. Jason Crane on 14 Dec 2009 at 10:49 am #

    Glad you liked it, Michael. And the “physical confrontation” line was very funny!

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