New York Jazz Workshop In Conversation with Gerry Gibbs: Part 2

In the latest installment of the  New York Jazz Workshop in Conversation With podcast series, I speak with drummer/multi instrumentalist […]

New York Jazz Workshop in Conversation with Gerry Gibbs: Part 1

In the latest installment of the  New York Jazz Workshop in Conversation With podcast series, I speak with drummer/multi instrumentalist […]

Where was jazz in the 1990’s? Part 1

Where was jazz in the 1990’s?  The music was riding a continuum since the 1980’s, where the music was jump […]

Is acid jazz a valid style of jazz?

Is acid jazz a valid style of jazz?  In the late 1980’s and early to mid 1990’s in the UK, […]

New York Jazz Workshop in Conversation with Wallace Roney Part 2

Part 1 of my podcast was so insightful that he came back at my request for a second interview.  We […]

Where did jazz head in the 1970’s?

Where did jazz head in the 1970’s? The  music expanded texturally and technologically as it moved away from the swing, […]

A Link To The Masters: Wallace Roney In Conversation with CJ Shearn

Wallace Roney is a non pareil trumpeter par excellence. Since his debut on records in 1975, and being a part […]

What is smooth jazz?

Smooth jazz is a bizarre primarily American phenomenon that took root in the mid 1970’s and had it’s peak during […]

Jazz in popular culture

Jazz has had a place in popular culture for a long time.  As dormant as that period may seem currently, […]

Are bebop and hard bop that dissimilar?

Are bebop and hard bop that dissimilar? For new fans of jazz or jazz history the differences between the two […]

Lines In The Sand: Antonio Sanchez In Conversation with CJ Shearn

Antonio Sanchez has been one of the leading lights of the drum scene for 20 years, having made his debut […]

Connie Han In Conversation with CJ Shearn

Welcome to the latest edition of the New York Jazz Workshop Podcast, I’m CJ Shearn. Over the years on this […]