The Jazz Session #277: David Weiss

Trumpeter David Weiss is responsible for the formation of The Cookers, whose latest album is Cast The First Stone (Plus Loin, 2010). In this interview, Weiss talks about the tribute show that led to the creation of the band; why it’s important for him to create working bands rather than one-off shows; and his views on the current jazz scene and why the music’s past was an untouchable zenith. Learn more at

Tracks used in this episode: Cast The First Stone; Peacemaker; Looking For The Light; The Seventh Day; The Chief.

Author: Jason Crane

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