[JPL] The Jazz Session: John Abercrombie

Jason Crane jason at thejazzsession.com
Mon Mar 12 07:40:39 EDT 2007

On the new episode of The Jazz Session <http://thejazzsession.com>,  
Jason Crane interviews guitarist John Abercrombie, whose forthcoming  
record is The Third Quartet (ECM, 2007). Abercrombie has been on more  
than 50 ECM recordings as a leader or sideman, including sessions  
with Charles Lloyd, Kenny Wheeler, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Liebman and  
Dave Holland. This interview features several excerpts from the new  
CD in advance of its April 3 release. You'll also hear Abercrombie's  
moving remembrace of lifelong friend Michael Brecker.

Listen: <http://thejazzsession.com/podpress_trac/web/19/0/ 

About the show:The Jazz Session

The Jazz Session is a jazz interview podcast featuring conversation  
with musicians, writers, broadcasters, podcasters and more. The show  
is hosted by All About Jazz contributor and longtime radio  
broadcaster Jason Crane. The show is available at thejazzsession.com  
or in iTunes.

About the host: Jason Crane

Jason Crane was born in 1973 in Lenox, Massachusetts, home of  
Tanglewood and former home of the famed Music Inn and the Lenox  
School of Jazz. His professional career has covered a lot of bases --  
and a lot of the world. He began as a full-time soprano sax player in  
jazz, latin jazz and funk bands in Arizona, South Carolina and  
Pennsylvania. Crane also worked as an on-air host for KUAT  
(classical) and KUAZ (jazz) in Tucson; as a news announcer for  
Bloomberg Radio in Tokyo; and as Tokyo business correspondent for  
NPR's Morning Edition.

 From 2001-2004, Crane was station manager and jazz host at Jazz90.1  
in Rochester, NY, where he interviewed more than 200 jazz artists,  
including: Claudia Acuna, Ben Allison, Karrin Allyson, Billy Bang,  
David Berkman, Gene Bertoncini, Bill Bruford, Jack DeJohnette, Kahil  
El'Zabar, Marty Erlich, Wycliffe Gordon, Benny Green, Fred Hersch,  
Bill Holman, Charlie Hunter, Norah Jones, Don Lanphere, Joe Locke,  
Les McCann, Bobby McFerrin, Ben Monder, Jane Monheit, David “Fathead”  
Newman, Houston Person, Bobby Previte, David Sanborn, John Scofield,  
Curtis Steigers, Tierney Sutton, Cuong Vu, Bobby Watson, Fred Wesley,  
Matt Wilson, and Nancy Wilson.

Since leaving Jazz90.1, Crane has hosted the radio and podcast  
versions of The Jason Crane Show, an interview show about the arts  
and activism.

Jason Crane
Host, The Jazz Session
jason at thejazzsession.com
TEL: +1-585-643-5151

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