31st 2010
The Jazz Session #173: Gary Fukushima (Los Angeles Jazz Collective)

Posted under Organizations & Pianists & Podcast

A few years ago, several jazz musicians in Los Angeles decided to pool their resources to create a better environment for jazz in LA. Thus was born the Los Angeles Jazz Collective. In this interview, LAJC founding member Gary Fukushima discusses the early days of the collective; how it is run and the types of programs it puts on; and why the LAJC’s founding members decided such an organization was necessary. Learn more at


2 Responses to “The Jazz Session #173: Gary Fukushima (Los Angeles Jazz Collective)”

  1. » Blog Archive » LAJC on The Jazz Session with Jason Crane on 31 May 2010 at 2:59 pm #

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  2. Interview for The Jazz Session with Jason Crane « on 02 Jun 2010 at 3:15 am #

    […] Click here to hear the podcast.  We talk about the history of the Los Angeles Jazz Collective and about the creative jazz scene (or lack thereof) in LA, interspersed with lenthy excerpts of music from our sampler.  If you ever wanted a good overview on our little collective and what it is exactly, this is a good place to start. […]

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