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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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Ichiro Fujisaki, Japan’s former ambassador to the United States

Our next guest will be former Japanese ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki (and much more information in Japanese here). Fujisaki-san retired from the Foreign Ministry and his Washington ambassadorship in September of last year, and is now a Distinguished … Continue reading

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Academy Award-winning composer Dave Grusin (and jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour)

Our next guests are Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour and  Grammy- and Academy Award-winning composer Dave Grusin, who composed the music for The Graduate. Dave told us that music industry rules at the time meant he had to re-record … Continue reading

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