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May 2, 2017 - 05:37PM

“My concept changes every few months,” says New York jazzer Brandi Disterheft on how she gets her big upright sound.

April 7, 2017 - 06:35AM

“We mostly communicate through a nod or a glance,” says Neal Caine of his special musical camaraderie with multi-hyphenate bandleader Harry ...

January 25, 2017 - 09:56AM

“The gigs all went very well,” says Percy Jones of the recent reunion of his band Brand X, which performed a successful string of shows this...

November 3, 2016 - 09:44AM

Below the stage inside New York’s Richard Rodgers Theatre, Richard Hammond sits in front of his bass command center and readies the evening ...

October 6, 2016 - 10:46AM

“I went directly to the best teacher in the world,” chuckles Miroslav Vitouš, recalling his teenage years in Prague studying with renowned b...

July 20, 2016 - 09:12AM

“I started on guitar about age ten,” says Travis Carlton, “but when I started jamming with other people my first year of high school, it bec...

June 29, 2016 - 12:14PM

In a small cafe across the street from Madison square Garden, Benny Rietveld peers out the window at the venerable venue.

June 7, 2016 - 06:46AM

“It really felt like an awakening, like a lightbulb moment,” says Aidan Carroll of his realization, at age eight, that he would be playing m...

May 23, 2016 - 04:53PM

In our continuing series where we ask drummers for their thoughts on bass players, we check in with tenacious timekeeper Gregg Bissonette.

April 1, 2016 - 11:40AM

Ask Andy Cichon when he made the move to New York from his native Australia, and he’ll tell you exactly: April 9, 1997.

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