[JPL] interview: Jeff Lederer on WWUH Tues, Nov 15, 10 am EST

cobuchow at aol.com cobuchow at aol.com
Mon Nov 14 11:27:20 EST 2011

Saxophonist/clarinetist Jeff Lederer will be interviewed on WWUH radio, 91.3 FM, this Tuesday at 10 a.m. EST during Chuck Obuchowski's jazz program, "Out Here & Beyond." Lederer is leading his Sunwatcher quartet at Firehouse 12, 45 Crown St., New Haven, CT on Friday, November 18 for sets at 8:30 and 10 p.m. Details at http://firehouse12.com. 
Joining Lederer at Firehouse 12 are bassist Avery Sharpe, drummer Matt Wilson and pianist Jamie Saft. The Brooklyn-based reedman issued "Sunwatcher" earlier this year on Jazzheads Records, featuring the same instrumentation - with Buster Williams playing bass. The critically acclaimed release featured a poignant reading of Duke Pearson's "Christo Redentor," as well as original compositions inspired by the music of Artie Shaw, Albert Ayler and Alice Coltrane.
Lederer enjoys working in a variety of musical styles. He has been a member of Matt Wilson's edgy quartet for nearly a decade, but he also performs exciting salsa and Latin jazz with Jimmy Bosch and Bobby Sanabria. Whether co-leading the multi-directional Shakers n' Bakers with vocalist Mary LaRose or collaborating with string ensembles, Lederer imbues his improvising and writing with passion and creativity.
WWUH is a volunteer-staffed, community-supported public alternative radio station broadcasting from The University of Hartford in West Hartford, CT. Programming is streamed live via the station's web site: www.wwuh.org. Jazz airs Monday - Friday mornings from 9 to noon, and Tuesday - Friday evenings from 9 to midnight.

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