The Jazz Session 2019 Summer Hiatus #1: Kind of Blue (Sound Logic)

Welcome to the first summer hiatus episode of 2019! Earlier this year I was invited on the podcast Sound Logic to talk about the album Kind of Blue by Miles Davis. Here is that episode in its entirety. You can hear other episodes of Sound Logic and subscribe here: And if you want to hear all the cool members-only episodes of The Jazz Session coming out this summer and beyond, JOIN for $5 a month at

TJS Patreon Bonus: June 2019 TEASER

This episode features a roll call of all the current members of The Jazz Session, plus bonus material from my interviews with Brittany Anjou, Claudia Acuña, and Carmen Staaf & Allison Miller. The summer hiatus is now upon us, which means members will be getting the majority of the content I produce in July and August. To hear the full bonus episode and all the summer shows, join today at Thanks!

The Jazz Session #487: Ashley Daneman (Season 11 Finale)

Ashley Daneman‘s People Are Fragile (Flood Music, 2019) is one of the best albums of 2019. In this interview, Daneman talks about making an album that fearlessly explores darkness; the difficult but necessary choice between a musical career and motherhood; why she performs only for listening audiences; and much more.

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The Jazz Session #486: Claudia Acuña

Vocalist Claudia Acuña is back with Turning Pages, her first new album in a decade. In this interview, Acuña talks about being a musician and a mom; the process of releasing a record independently after years working with big labels; the honesty in her lyrics; and much more.

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