Category Archives: Podcast

Interview: Jazz entertainer Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater is not only a jazz singer who has won three Grammy Awards and performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins and Dexter Gordon, but also a stage actress who won a Tony Award for her performance in The Wiz … Continue reading

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Interview: bolero singer Mateo Stoneman

Mateo Stoneman is not your typical singer of boleros, traditional Spanish-language dance music that originated in Cuba in the late 19th century and are popular throughout much of Latin America.  For starters, Stoneman, who was born Matthew, not Mateo, is … Continue reading

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Interview: drummer, percussionist, pianist and composer Jack DeJohnette, Part 2

Jack DeJohnette is an American drummer, percussionist, pianist and composer who has worked with Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Betty Carter and Stan Getz, among many, many others. He’s probably best known for his work as a member of the … Continue reading

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Interview: drummer, percussionist, pianist and composer Jack DeJohnette, Part 1

Jack DeJohnette is an American drummer, percussionist, pianist and composer who has worked with Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Betty Carter and Stan Getz, among many, many others. He’s probably best known for his work as a member of the … Continue reading

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Interview, Charles McJilton, part 1

Charles McJilton, CEO and founder of Second Harvest Japan, came to Japan for the first time in 1984 with the U.S. military, and returned in 1991 to conduct research at Sophia University as part of his undergraduate studies at the University of … Continue reading

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Interview, Peter Yarrow, part 1

  Like a Brazilian football player, folk musician Peter Yarrow is best known by only one name. He’s the “Peter” in Peter, Paul and Mary, one of the iconic music groups of the 1960s, whose songs sold millions of copies … Continue reading

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