The Jazz Session #546: Claire Daly

Ride Symbol Records recently reissued saxophonist and flautist Claire Daly‘s 2008 album Rah! Rah! The album is a tribute to Rahsaan Roland Kirk. In this interview, Daly talks about her first exposure to Rahsaan on record and in person; the fabulous band that backs her on the album; how she fell in love with the baritone saxophone; and much more.

/ / /

This show marks the 14th anniversary of The Jazz Session! I’ve been recording conversations with jazz musicians since February 24, 2007. I’m now living in a van and traveling the country, so I need your support more than ever. Please become a member today at For $5 a month you’ll get a weekly bonus episode called Track of the Week, plus early access to every show. For $10 a month you get all that plus an extra monthly bonus show.

Theme music by The Respect Sextet
Logo by Dave Vrabel
Intro voice: Chuck Ingersoll
Follow The Jazz Session on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Subscribe to my twice-monthly newsletter.

Author: Jason Crane