The Jazz Session #431: Danny Fox

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Pianist Danny Fox‘s new album is Wide Eyed (Hot Cup Records, 2014). In this interview, Fox talks about growing up in Manhattan surrounded by jazz greats; why he chose Harvard rather than a conservatory; and writing for this trio, who’ve been playing and touring together for five years. Learn more at dannyfoxmusic.com.

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The Jazz Session #430: Alison Wedding

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Vocalist Alison Wedding‘s most recent album is This Dance (Ground Up Records, 2012). In this interview, Wedding talks about writing songs and how much a writer reveals; her years singing in Australia; improvisation versus interpretation; and her recent experience singing with Bobby McFerrin. Learn more at alisonwedding.com and follow her on Twitter at @alisonwedding.

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JOIN The Jazz Session and get two free mp3s with each show plus exclusive content. Membership costs just $5/month. The money funds trips to NYC to record new episodes. Join here.

Finally, enjoy this video of Alison and recent Grammy winners Snarky Puppy: