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Jason Crane interiews Steve Lake of ECM Records about the Touchstones series, ECM’s reissue series of classic recordings in new packaging at affordable prices. Lake has been with the label since the earliest days and has seen ECM grow into one of the world’s most respected music labels. In this interview, Lake discusses the history of ECM, and also talks about individual recordings from Paul Bley, Jack DeJohnette, Paul Motian, Colin Walcott and others.
4 thoughts on “The Jazz Session #57: ECM Touchstones Series”
Fascinating stuff. Great work as always, Jason. I need to go to the record store post haste…
Great work as always Jason. Man, I want your job! I’ve been listening to ECM since the mid 70’s and it would be great if you could get an interview with the big man himself Manfred Eicher..