Adam Rudolph in Conversation with CJ Shearn

Percussionist Adam Rudolph has been called a “pioneer of world music” by the New York Times and rightly so, for […]

Divinity Roxx in Conversation with CJ Shearn

For this edition of the podcast I bring you a discussion with bassist, songwriter and emcee Divinity Roxx. She has […]

Brent Wallarab in Conversation with CJ Shearn

For this edition of the podcast taped in May 2016, I interviewed trombonist and educator Brent Wallarab of Indiana University […]

Gene Ess in conversation with CJ Shearn

Gene Ess was born in Tokyo, and raised in Okinawa, Japan. At the age of 17, following growing up on […]

Takeshi Asai in conversation with CJ Shearn

Hailing from Nagoya Japan, Takeshi Asai is one of New York’s busiest pianists, and a thoughtful, resourceful improviser and composer. […]

Tony Moreno in Conversation with CJ Shearn

Tony Moreno is a remarkable musician and human being. His brand new release Short Stories (Mayimba Jazz) is a testament […]

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 […]