RareNoise Records Co Founder Giacomo Bruzzo in Conversation with CJ Shearn

Throughout the New York Jazz Workshop Podcast series I’ve had the privilege of speaking with some of the greatest players […]

David Krakauer in conversation with CJ Shearn

In this installment of the podcast I spoke with clarinet virtuoso David Krakauer who has been fusing Klezmer and jazz […]

Dave Liebman in Conversation with CJ Shearn

Dave Liebman is one of the most individual, inventive saxophonists and flautists in all of jazz. Over the course of […]

Tiny Little Pieces: A Profile of Cuong Vu by CJ Shearn

Trumpeter Cuong Vu has for many years, been a musician on the cutting edge of exploration. He made his debut […]

Archival Dreams: Zev Feldman in Conversation with CJ Shearn

Welcome to the New York Jazz Workshop podcast I’m CJ Shearn. Usually on the podcast I’ve spoken with some of […]

Fuzing Influences: David Fiuczynski in Conversation with CJ Shearn

David Fiuczynski (“Fuze”) is one of the most open musicians in any genre. The guitarist, who is also a professor […]

Guitarist Pat Metheny discusses his new collaboration with Cuong Vu and reflects on his brand new quartet in conversation with CJ Shearn

Guitarist Pat Metheny is gearing up for a busy 2016. Last year was relatively low key after wrapping up the […]

Vic Juris

Vic Juris has been one of the top guitarists on the scene for decades. Truly a guitarists’ guitarist, he paid […]

Shift: The Logan Richardson Interview, Part II with CJ Shearn

On February 26th, Blue Note records releases Shift the new project from alto saxophonist Logan Richardson. Hailing from Kansas City, […]

Shift: The Logan Richardson Interview, Part I: with CJ Shearn

On February 26th, Blue Note records releases Shift the new project from alto saxophonist Logan Richardson. Hailing from Kansas City, […]

Freddie Hubbard

Following the line of trumpet royalty beginning with Armstrong, Eldridge, Gillespie and Davis, Freddie Hubbard’s clarion tone, and incredible power […]

What are some good holiday jazz selections?

With Christmas just a matter of hours away, it doesn’t take much to rouse people into the holiday spirit. There […]