[JPL] This week on The Jazz Session: Michael Bates and Adam Schatz!

Jason Crane | The Jazz Session jason at thejazzsession.com
Thu Dec 15 15:18:53 EST 2011

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TJS #328: Michael Bates. Michael Bates’s new album is called Acrobat: 
Music For, And By, Dmitri Shostakovich (Sunnyside, 2011). In this 
interview, Bates talks about the appeal of Shostakovich the man and the 
composer; how he used Shostakovich’s music as a starting point for his 
own compositions and improvisations; and the new trio music he’s been 
working on. LISTEN: http://bit.ly/tPIFVz

TJS #329: Adam Schatz. Adam Schatz is the founder of Search & Restore, 
which opened its doors in late 2007 and has since become a 501(c)3 
non-profit committed to bringing the artists and audiences of new jazz 
and improvised music together in new ways. In this interview, Schatz 
talks about the musical components of the organization’s mission and his 
own pursuits as a performing musician. LISTEN: http://bit.ly/sF1lgt
NOTE: Search & Restore is fundraising until Dec. 19, 2011. Information 
at jazz2012.com.


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