ANFTD #77: Angela Morris

Listen as Dave and Angela discuss her new big band recording, Both Are True, made in partnership with Anna Webber.

ANFTD #76: Aubrey Johnson

Aubrey Johnson shares her thoughts about text and writing, about band leading and producing, and about her uncle, Lyle Mays.

ANFTD #75: Kyoko Kitamura

Kyoko Kitamura joins Dave Douglas to talk about her role as Executive Director for the Tri-Centric Foundation.

ANFTD #74: Jane Ira Bloom

Dave sits down with saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom to talk about her inspirations, her collaboration with NASA, etc.

ANFTD #73: Ted Gioia

Ted Gioia, the author of Music: A Subversive History (Basic Books), joins Dave to talk about dangerous and subversive music.

ANFTD #72: Steve Lehman

Steve Lehman talks about his composing, and his various approaches to ensemble writing and playing.

ANFTD #71: Darius Jones

Dave's conversation with saxophonist, composer, educator Darius Jones about his work organizing large groups and improvising with players like Matthew Shipp and Matt Mitchell.

ANFTD #70: Mareike Wiening

Dave talks to Mareike Wiening about her new recording for Greenleaf Music. Producing the session, creating the music, leading the musicians through her music.

Jimmy Owens Podcast

ANFTD #69: Jimmy Owens

Dave talks with trumpeter, composer and NEA Jazz Master 2012 Jimmy Owens.

ANFTD #68: Andrew Cyrille

Dave visits legendary drummer and composer Andrew Cyrille to talk about how he organizes his music, why he calls Dave “David,” and his recent record Lebroba with Wadada Leo Smith and Bill Frisell.

ANFTD #67: Alexis Cuadrado

Bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado joins Dave to talk about his background in Barcelona and his influences from Flamenco, jazz, poetry and more.

ANFTD #66: Sam Newsome

Dave talks to Sam Newsome about being a solo soprano saxophonist, how he creates his recordings, and the basic underlying decisions that guide his work.