The Jazz Session #382: Jeff Cosgrove

Drummer Jeff Cosgrove’s debut album, featuring his band Motian Sickness, is For The Love Of Sarah (Grizzley Music, 2011). In this interview, recorded in Shepherdstown, WV, on the “Jazz Or Bust” Tour, Cosgrove talks about making a life in music when you’re not in a major metropolitan area; how he decided on the bluegrass sound that characterizes Motian Sickness; his relationship with Paul Motian; and how he uses grants to bring major artists to Shepherdstown. Learn more at and follow him on Twitter at @MotianSickness.

Author: Jason Crane

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