The Jazz Session #299: Tyshawn Sorey

Tyshawn Sorey is a forward-looking, broad-thinking player and composer who refuses to be categorized. In this interview, he talks about his use of silence; interesting ways to set up the drums; and perceptions of African-American composers. Learn more at

Tracks used in this episode: (from Koan) Awakening; (from Paradoxical Frog) Homograph; (from Koan) Only One Sky; (from That/Not) That’s Blues, Right; Permutations For Solo Piano; (from Koan) Embed.

Author: Jason Crane

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