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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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Carla Rupp

Carla Rupp

29.01.2011

Joe Lovano

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews
I’m excited to interview Joe Lovano about his impressive 18th Blue Note CD--recorded by James Farber on Blue Note Records at Avatar Studios in New York--in which his producing, composing, conducting, as well as tenor saxophone, alto clarinet and aulochrome talents are displayed. This saxophone giant features a lot of his friends on the "Streams of Expression" CD, out this summer of 2006. It was one of pianist John Hicks’ last recording sessions, and Lovano reminisces about Hicks in this intervie …