The Jazz Session #507: Dayna Stephens

Saxophonist Dayna Stephens has three new records coming out in the first half of 2020, the first of which is a trio session with Ben Street and Eric Harland called Liberty (Contagious Music, 2020). In this interview, Stephens talks about why he likes playing in a trio setting; recording at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio and the Village Vanguard; his newfound health and how it’s affected his playing; and more.

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Author: Jason Crane