Jazz Perspectives http://kalw.org en Jazz Perspectives: Wayne Wallace http://kalw.org/post/jazz-perspectives-wayne-wallace-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco trombonist and composer Wayne Wallace began his career performing with musicians such as </span>Aretha<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Franklin and Earth, Wind and Fire. He now fuses elements of R&amp;B and jazz with a variety of Latin music styles.</span></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 23:50:25 +0000 Reese Erlich 30802 at http://kalw.org Jazz Perspectives: Wayne Wallace Jazz Perspective: Catherine Russell http://kalw.org/post/jazz-perspective-catherine-russell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Vocalist Catherine Russell performs a great mix of jazz, blues, and soul. The daughter of two famous jazz musicians, Russell draws on her swing era jazz roots to create a distinctive style.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some of Catherine Russell's earliest memories are of visiting Louis Armstrong's house in Queens, New York. Her father Luis Russell and her mother Carline Ray were both prominent jazz musicians in the 1930s and 40s. She remembers what happened when Satchmo Armstrong picked her up as a child.</span></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:03:54 +0000 Reese Erlich 28641 at http://kalw.org Jazz Perspective: Catherine Russell Jazz Perspectives: Angelique Kidjo http://kalw.org/post/jazz-perspectives-angelique-kidjo <p></p><p>Angelique Kidjo was born in the West African country of Benin. She grew up listening to traditional music but was soon influenced by American rhythm and blues singers and jazz artists. She started composing at age 10, writing about political topics starting at a very early age.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 01:23:00 +0000 Reese Erlich 19448 at http://kalw.org Jazz Perspectives: Angelique Kidjo Jazz Perspectives: Archie Shepp http://kalw.org/post/jazz-perspectives-archie-shepp-1 <p>Saxophonist <a href="http://www.archieshepp.net/default.php">Archie Shepp</a> is a legend. His career goes back nearly 50 years, including playing on John Coltrane’s iconic album, <em>A Love Supreme</em>. Today Shepp mixes jazz, blues and other influences into what he calls “African American Music.” &nbsp;Shepp plays tonight, October 11th, at <a href="http://www.yoshis.com/">Yoshi's</a> in Oakland at 8pm and 10pm.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 00:54:25 +0000 Reese Erlich 17898 at http://kalw.org Jazz Perspectives: Archie Shepp Jazz Perspectives: Jane Monheit http://kalw.org/post/jazz-perspectives-jane-monheit <p class="p1">Jane Monheit has had a successful career as a jazz vocalist for over 10 years. As she reached her 30&#39;s, she has had to juggle raising a child with the stress of performing on the road. In this Jazz Perspective, Reese Erlich asks her about her 2010 CD, &quot;Home,&quot; and her life at home.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 00:09:29 +0000 Reese Erlich 14888 at http://kalw.org Jazz Perspectives: Jane Monheit