The Jazz Session #191: Roland Vazquez

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

Author: Jason Crane

3 thoughts on “The Jazz Session #191: Roland Vazquez

  1. 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!

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