The Jazz Session #619: Alex Weiss

Saxophonist Alex Weiss’s new album is Most Don’t Have Enough. In this interview he talks about the legacy and influence of his grandfather; the selection of his bandmates; the evolution of the music; using music for social change; and more.


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Theme Music: The Respect Sextet (
Logo: Sarah Walter
Intro Voice: Chuck Ingersoll (

Author: Jason Crane