16th 2010
The Jazz Session #191: Roland Vazquez

Posted under Composers & Drummers & Podcast

Roland Vazquez explores a series of historical and philosophical ideas through the medium of music on The Visitor (RVCD, 2010). In this interview, Vazquez talks about his former and current large ensembles; the programmatic elements underlying the compositions; and why he decided to do something — or rather not do something — for the first time on this album. Learn more at


3 Responses to “The Jazz Session #191: Roland Vazquez”

  1. Richard Kamins on 16 Aug 2010 at 12:00 pm #

    Another fine interview with an under-appreciated composer and musician.
    “The Visitor” is a crackling good recording and your questions brought many involved and informative answers.
    Good work Jason!

  2. Jason Crane on 16 Aug 2010 at 12:01 pm #

    Thanks so much, Richard. Roland made it easy!

  3. Jina Wellington on 20 Jan 2016 at 12:59 pm #

    Amazingly Talented … Jina

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