2013 Grammy Nominees on The Jazz Session

Here are all the 2013 Grammy nominees who’ve appeared on The Jazz Session. Click on a name or year to hear the episode.

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Best Latin Jazz Album

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists

The Jazz Session #427: Jeff Lederer


Saxophonist Jeff Lederer’s latest recording is Swing ‘N Dix (Little i music, 2013), an album that looks back at his early days playing music inspired by trad jazz. The album features Kirk Knuffke on cornet, Bob Stewart on tuba and Matt Wilson on drums. In this interview, Lederer talks about that early band and how it introduced him to collective improvisation; how a shared love of Albert Ayler brought he and Matt Wilson together; and his fascination with the Shakers, both musically and anthropologically. Learn more at littleimusic.com and follow him on Twitter at @littleimusic.

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