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2023/10/12ANFTD #115: Itamar BorochovNew on Greenleaf Music! Arba, by trumpeter and composer Itamar Borochov, comes to visit the podcast. Dave sits down across the time zones with Itamar to talk about trumpet playing, …2023/10/122023-10-12 12:25:01
2023/08/09ANFTD #114: Joe LaBarberaReading Joe’s memoir about his time in the Bill Evans Trio is absolutely revelatory. On this episode, Joe shares with Dave his insights both about Evans’s artistic vision and practice, …2023/08/092023-08-09 13:37:58
2023/07/12ANFTD #113: Tim BerneGreat saxophonist, composer general all around genius Tim Berne joins Dave Douglas in conversation about several of his recent projects, as well as the Empire Box Set, recordings from the …2023/07/122023-07-12 06:00:05
2023/04/19ANFTD #112: Kalia VandeverKalia Vandever is a trombonist and composer with a beautiful new solo record called We Fell In Turn, featuring her trombone with layers of sound and electronics. You can hear …2023/04/192023-04-19 06:00:37
2023/03/16ANFTD #111: Dominique EadeVocalist and composer Dominique Eade joins Dave Douglas in a wide-ranging discussion about sound, meaning, words, performance and Dominique’s long career not only as a vocalist and bandleader, but also …2023/03/162023-03-16 15:20:40
2023/03/14ANFTD #110: Elan MehlerElan Mehler is a pianist and composer who teamed up with Dave Douglas in 2019 on a recorded setting of Haikus called, If There Are Mountains. A full track is …2023/03/142023-03-14 15:13:38
2023/01/11ANFTD #109: Marta WarelisMarta Warelis, pianist and composer originally from Poland, living in the Netherlands, joins Dave Douglas for a great talk about her work inside and outside the piano. Composition and improvisation, …2023/01/112023-01-11 18:23:30
2023/01/06ANFTD #108: Nick DunstonTo start the new year, Dave talks to bassist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Nick Dunston! Nick will be joining the Dave Douglas Quintet this month for a tour around Europe. This …2023/01/062023-01-06 20:43:38
2022/11/17ANFTD #107: Oren O’BlivionA great visit to the show from Oren Bloedow aka Oren O’Blivion. He and Dave listen to his new recordings and talk about songwriting, lyrics, and owning and managing a …2022/11/172022-11-17 02:47:42
2022/10/20ANFTD #106: Enrico RavaSpecial Episode! Enrico Rava and Dave Douglas chatted on Zoom in appreciation of Enrico’s Award of Recognition from the grassroots Festival of New Trumpet Music. This is a coproduction with …2022/10/202022-10-20 15:32:19
2022/09/22ANFTD #105: Shabaka HutchingsShabaka Hutchings joins Dave Douglas to discuss his recent solo album. How shocked he was to even be asked to make a mediation album. And then proceeding to do it. …2022/09/222022-09-22 13:57:04
2022/08/29ANFTD #104: Michael WolffMichael Wolff recently published a brilliant memoir, “On That Note,” which talks about his journey through the music, including episodes with mentor Bill Evans, and bouts of difficult challenges, and …2022/08/292022-08-29 16:03:54
2022/07/11ANFTD #103: Trish ClowesTrish Clowes made a beautiful and grooving record for Greenleaf Music this year: A View With A Room. Trish joins Dave Douglas to talk about the album, about her efforts …2022/07/112022-07-11 22:54:36
2022/06/08ANFTD #102: Jen ShyuJen Shyu visits A Noise From The Deep Podcast! Groundbreaking multilingual vocalist, composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer and performance artist, Jen comes by with her latest recording, Zero Grasses: Ritual for …2022/06/082022-06-08 14:58:13
2022/05/05ANFTD #101: Eric WubbelsComposer, pianist, and co-director of the Wet Ink Ensemble (NYC), Eric Wubbels joins Dave Douglas in a discussion of several of his pieces, his background and inspirations, and some of …2022/05/052022-05-05 13:12:51
2022/03/19ANFTD #100: Dave Douglas & Michael FriedmanSuper special Episode in which Dave Douglas talks with Mike Friedman, co-founder of Greenleaf, about starting the label in 2005, and then Mike puts together a playlist of Dave’s recent …2022/03/192022-03-19 00:00:30
2022/02/17ANFTD #99: Patricia BrennanGreat vibraphone/marimba player and composer Patricia Brennan joins Dave Douglas via Zoom for a wide ranging conversation about her background in Veracruz, Mexico, “marimba bands,” new techniques, remixing, and her …2022/02/172022-02-17 09:56:16
2022/01/07ANFTD #98: Mike ReedChicago based drummer, composer, programmer, organizer and cultural space creator Mike Reed joins Dave Douglas in a wide ranging discussion of his beginnings, his current work in music as well …2022/01/072022-01-07 00:03:55
2021/12/08ANFTD #97: Kazemde George & Sami StevensKazemde George and Sami Stevens join Dave to talk about Kazemde’s debut release on Greenleaf Music, I Insist. Kaz talks about his family, his beginnings in the Bay Area, his …2021/12/082021-12-08 13:12:51
2021/11/30ANFTD #96: Sound PrintsThe Checkout, A Noise From The Deep, and Jazz United all come together to celebrate Other Worlds on Greenleaf Music, a new recording from the quintet Sound Prints, co-led by Joe …2021/11/302021-11-30 12:54:47
2021/10/27ANFTD #95: Yazz AhmedLive from the festival of New Trumpet Music 2021 – Dave introduces Yazz Ahmed for a talk about how she makes her music, where the inspirations come from, some gear …2021/10/272021-10-27 17:03:53
2021/09/16ANFTD #94: David SanfordComposer and conductor David Sanford talks with Dave about composing for big band and his new record featuring trumpeter Hugh Ragin, on Greenleaf Music, A Prayer For Lester Bowie. Sanford …2021/09/162021-09-16 13:38:57
2021/08/20ANFTD #93: Dayna StephensDayna Stephens is a brilliant composer, saxophonist and bandleader. He has been releasing an explosive series of recordings at his own label, Contagious Music. Dayna and Dave Douglas talk about …2021/08/202021-08-20 12:17:22
2021/07/09ANFTD #92: Note from DaveJust quick note to say why there is no full episode this month. On the road again! Can’t believe it. This is a little bit about what we are doing. …2021/07/092021-07-09 16:25:11
2021/06/10ANFTD #91: Jeff Caltabiano and the Sonny Rollins Bridge ProjectJeff Caltabiano launched the Sonny Rollins Bridge Project in 2017. The project works on adding the name Sonny Rollins to the Williamsburg Bridge, connecting Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn. Please sign …2021/06/102021-06-10 14:30:08
2021/04/23ANFTD #90: Joel RossDave is super honored and thrilled to sit down with amazing vibraphonist and composer/bandleader Joel Ross to talk mostly about music, but also about banging on things, Chicago, “harmonic spaces” …2021/04/232021-04-23 17:23:41
2021/03/18ANFTD #89: Jeremy PeltDave sits down with trumpeter and composer Jeremy Pelt about his latest project. ‘Griot,’ a book-length series of interviews with musicians, is Jeremy’s response to Art Taylor’s classic ‘Notes and …2021/03/182021-03-18 17:21:35
2021/02/11ANFTD #88: Manuel ValeraDave sits down with brilliant pianist and composer Manuel Valera to talk both about the music on his latest album, José Martí En Nueva York, and about his relationship to …2021/02/112021-02-11 09:16:39
2021/01/11ANFTD #87: Melissa AldanaMelissa Aldana joins the podcast with music from several of her releases, including the recent Visions, inspired by Frida Kahlo and other Latina artists. Dave and Melissa talk about her …2021/01/112021-01-11 16:28:42
2020/11/20ANFTD #86: Emi MakabeGreat vocalist and shamisen player Emi Makabe joins Dave Douglas for a conversation about her new album, Anniversary. They talk about the shamisen, about Emi finding its use in her …2020/11/202020-11-20 09:42:03
2020/10/27ANFTD #85: Nicholas PaytonEmbed from Getty Images Nicholas Payton created a 70 minute piece for the online Festival of New Trumpet Music 2020. Nick sat down with Dave Douglas, via Zoom, for a …2020/10/272020-10-27 17:24:52
2020/09/25ANFTD #84: Mike FahieDave Douglas in conversation with arranger and trombonist Mike Fahie, whose new recording on Greenleaf Music is out now: Urban(e). Arrangements of Stravinsky, Bach, Bartok, Chopin and, additionally some chatting …2020/09/252020-09-25 16:55:33
2020/09/08ANFTD #83: Riley MulherkarIn preparation for the Festival of New Trumpet Music (Sept 8-17, 7pm, online, free), Dave sits down with trumpeter and composer Riley Mulherkar. Riley is a member of the chamber …2020/09/082020-09-08 13:18:25
2020/08/18ANFTD #82: Jaleel ShawDave sits down with saxophonist and composer Jaleel Shaw to talk about his extraordinary playing and composing. They listen to several of Jaleel’s tracks, as well as his appearances with …2020/08/182020-08-18 17:50:18
2020/07/01ANFTD #81: Cory SmytheHis extraordinary new recording on Pyroclastic Records, Accelerate Every Voice, brings Cory Smythe into conversation with Dave Douglas, with reverberations of Andrew Hill, Alvin Lucier, Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, and …2020/07/012020-07-01 18:15:31
2020/06/11ANFTD #80: Fabian AlmazanPianist and composer Fabian Almazan joins Dave in conversation about his music, his community of players, and his leadership of Biophilia Records. Fabian’s latest recording is This Land Abounds With Life, …2020/06/112020-06-11 11:07:12
2020/05/08ANFTD #79: Regina CarterDave Douglas Zoom chats with MacArthur Fellowship recipient violinist Regina Carter about her wide ranging experience in all sorts of music. Her mentorship with Marcus Belgrave in Detroit and her …2020/05/082020-05-08 20:22:41
2020/04/21ANFTD #78: Aubrey Johnson Episode EpilogueDave follows up with Aubrey Johnson to clarify some things they passed by in the main episode. Aubrey found a clip, courtesy of JAZZIZ magazine, of Lyle Mays explaining his …2020/04/212020-04-21 14:54:33
2020/04/02ANFTD #77: Angela MorrisAngela Morris interview conducted in person before the lockdown. Stay at home. Listen as Dave and Angela discuss her new big band recording, Both Are True, made in partnership with …2020/04/022020-04-02 20:55:41
2020/03/10ANFTD #76: Aubrey JohnsonAubrey Johnson joins Dave to talk about her new album, Unraveled, and her work with the band that will play at Rockwood Music Hall on March 20 in NY. Aubrey …2020/03/102020-03-10 16:27:09
2020/02/11ANFTD #75: Kyoko KitamuraKyoko Kitamura joins Dave Douglas to talk about her role as Executive Director for the Tri-Centric Foundation, in charge of the Braxton75 Living Archive Project and often preforming in Anthony …2020/02/112020-02-11 18:47:13
2020/01/15ANFTD #74: Jane Ira BloomDave sits down with saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom to talk about her inspirations, her collaboration with NASA, her research into movement in sound which resulted in a Grammy™ …2020/01/152020-01-15 21:43:28
2019/12/13ANFTD #73: Ted GioiaTed Gioia, the author of Music: A Subversive History (Basic Books), joins Dave to talk about dangerous and subversive music and how it ultimately transforms society and becomes the accepted …2019/12/132019-12-13 11:39:21
2019/11/14ANFTD #72: Steve LehmanSteve Lehman talks about his composing and his various approaches to ensemble writing and playing. How the will to change his practices arose out of his own playing on the …2019/11/142019-11-14 23:24:02
2019/10/17ANFTD #71: Darius JonesDave’s conversation with saxophonist, composer, educator Darius Jones about his work organizing large groups and improvising with players like Matthew Shipp and Matt Mitchell. His work has been performed in …2019/10/172019-10-17 16:34:22
2019/09/13ANFTD #70: Mareike WieningDave talks to Mareike Wiening about her new recording Metropolis Paradise for Greenleaf Music. Producing the session, creating the music, leading the musicians through her music. A great inside look …2019/09/132019-09-13 11:24:54
2019/08/29ANFTD #69: Jimmy OwensDave talks with trumpeter, composer and NEA Jazz Master 2012 Jimmy Owens. They begin in the early sixties with Jimmy’s many early professional experiences. Records by Owens, Jaki Byard, Billy …2019/08/292019-08-29 15:49:33
2019/08/09ANFTD #68: Andrew CyrilleDave 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 …2019/08/092019-08-09 11:55:00
2019/07/24ANFTD #67: Alexis CuadradoBassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado joins Dave to talk about his background in Barcelona and his influences from Flamenco, jazz, poetry and more. Also his path into recording and production, …2019/07/242019-07-24 10:39:13
2019/06/17ANFTD #66: Sam NewsomeDave talks to Sam Newsome about being a solo soprano saxophonist, how he creates his recordings, and the basic underlying decisions that guide his work. Sam also talks about smooth …2019/06/172019-06-17 10:24:18
2019/05/31ANFTD #65: Ryan Keberle introduces ‘The Hope I Hold’Special edition: This is a recording made by NY trombonist Ryan Keberle about his new record The Hope I Hold, which we’re releasing on June 28. So great to hear …2019/05/312019-05-31 14:11:16
2019/05/15ANFTD #64: Fay VictorFay Victor comes to visit the podcast with music in many collaborations – from Other Dimensions In Music (Roy Campbell, Jr., Daniel Carter, William Parker, and Charles Downs) to her …2019/05/152019-05-15 11:15:44
2019/04/18ANFTD #63: Roxy CossThis month’s episode visits Roxy Coss, composer, saxophonist, and activist. Roxy talks with Dave about her composing, her background and her activism, both its origins and recent developments as director …2019/04/182019-04-18 00:00:36
2019/03/14ANFTD #62: Tomeka ReidTomeka visits the studio to talk with Dave about her quartet with Mary Halvorson, Jason Roebke, and Tomas Fujiwara and their upcoming release on Cuneiform. They also talk about the …2019/03/142019-03-14 07:00:05
2019/02/14ANFTD #61: Anna WebberDave and Anna talk about how she develops her elaborately wrought compositions and her surprising sources and inspirations. Her path as a player of flutes and saxophones. Highlights her new …2019/02/142019-02-14 09:00:21
2019/01/18ANFTD #60: Kate GentileExtraordinary drummer, composer, percussionist Kate Gentile talks with Dave about her compositions, her album, Mannequins, and her wide ranging collaborations with Matt Mitchell, Adam Hopkins, Jeremy Viner, Dustin Carlson, Snark …2019/01/182019-01-18 12:34:01
2018/12/13ANFTD #59: Nabaté IslesNSI Universal recording artist Nabaté Isles joins Dave to discuss his new album Eclectic Excursions, finding a voice, blending of influences, as well as his Sports Talk TV show, ‘So …2018/12/132018-12-13 13:01:35
2018/11/22ANFTD #58: Melvin GibbsDave talks to legendary bassist, composer, producer Melvin Gibbs. They talk about heritage, lineage and where the music comes from, Gullah Geechee culture in Gibbs’s family, playing with Ronald Shannon …2018/11/222018-11-22 10:26:06
2018/10/18ANFTD #57: Marilyn CrispellPianist and composer Marilyn Crispell joins Dave Douglas to discuss her music, collaborations, composition and her life as a self-described “traveling bum.” This brilliant musician describes her own personal and …2018/10/182018-10-18 17:02:19
2018/10/02ANFTD #56: Rudy Royston introduces Flatbed BuggySpecial edition: Recording made and edited by Rudy Royston about his new record Flatbed Buggy on Greenleaf Music — release date October 26, 2018. Thrilled to post this on the …2018/10/022018-10-02 13:45:32
2018/09/05ANFTD #55: Linda BriceñoLinda Briceño – Ella Bric Dave talks to Linda Briceño — also known as Ella Bric — trumpeter, songwriter, singer and producer. In 2014, Linda’s first album, Tiempo, was nominated …2018/09/052018-09-05 14:35:23
2018/08/18ANFTD #54: Jaimie BranchDave joins Jaimie Branch at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn to get the real story behind this brilliant and visionary trumpeter and composer. Jaimie talks about spilling wine on …2018/08/182018-08-18 10:50:35
2018/07/13ANFTD #53: Sara SerpaDave sits down with Sara Serpa to listen to some her new album on Clean Feed as well as talk about her varied and diverse musical interests and practices. The …2018/07/132018-07-13 10:20:57
2018/06/22ANFTD #52: Rory StuartGuitarist, composer, educator, author Rory Stuart talks to Dave about arrival in New York, composing and rhythmic devices, and his new series of books, The Rhythm Book, volumes one through …2018/06/222018-06-22 16:33:41
2018/05/23ANFTD #51: Marcus StricklandDave talks to multi-reed player, composer, Blue Note recording artist Marcus Strickland. Aside from leading his own bands, Marcus has had long stints with both Roy Haynes and Jeff ’Tain’ …2018/05/232018-05-23 15:10:59
2018/05/01ANFTD #50: Ted DanielTED DANIEL, TRUMPETER AND COMPOSER Interviewed on APRIL 8, 2018 Ted Daniel, trumpeter and composer from New York state, pioneer of using various kinds of trumpets, early exponent of improvised …2018/05/012018-05-01 09:59:19
2018/03/14ANFTD #49: Evan ParkerA Noise From The Deep, the Greenleaf Music Podcast, is proud to present this conversation with Evan Parker, one of the most important saxophonists, composers, and musical thinkers of the twentieth …2018/03/142018-03-14 11:02:13
2018/01/25ANFTD #48: Ingrid JensenThe great trumpeter and composer Ingrid Jensen joined Dave Douglas for an afternoon chat. Check out her site for lots of great information and details. Here is the music that …2018/01/252018-01-25 13:50:05
2017/11/20ANFTD #47: Charles Tolliver, Keyon Harrold, Meghan StabilePanel discussion led by Dave Douglas with Charles Tolliver (FONT Award Winner), Keyon Harrold (The Mugician), and Meghan Stabile (Revive Music). Held during the 15th Festival of New Trumpet Music. …2017/11/202017-11-20 17:27:55
2017/09/29ANFTD #46: Carla Bley and Steve SwallowDave travels north to visit Carla Bley and Steve Swallow in their home, where countless gigantic recordings were made. Carla is joining Riverside this season for new music and actual …2017/09/292017-09-29 11:50:10
2017/09/02ANFTD #45: Dave Douglas on WKCR 3 of 3May 24, 2017 Dave was invited as a guest on the WKCR Musician Show with host Matt Landes. It was a three hour broadcast, which A Noise From The Deep …2017/09/022017-09-02 09:55:59
2017/08/22ANFTD #44: Dave Douglas on WKCR 2 of 3May 24, 2017 Dave was invited as a guest on the WKCR Musician Show with host Matt Landes. It was a three hour broadcast, which A Noise From The Deep …2017/08/222017-08-22 13:54:25
2017/08/03ANFTD #43: Dave Douglas on WKCR 1 of 3May 24, 2017 Dave was invited as a guest on the WKCR Musician Show with host Matt Landes. It was a three hour broadcast, which A Noise From The Deep …2017/08/032017-08-03 15:20:06
2017/05/06ANFTD #42: James Brandon LewisDave sat down with tenor saxophonist and composer James Brandon Lewis in April of 2017 in Bergamo, Italy. James has received accolades from cultural tastemakers such as Ebony Magazine, who …2017/05/062017-05-06 09:12:52
2017/03/21ANFTD #41: Joe LovanoJoe Lovano talks about his long-time home and session pad in the loft at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue in New York. He also talks about Hank Jones, Paul Motian, …2017/03/212017-03-21 11:50:26
2017/02/10ANFTD #40: Roswell RuddTrombonist and composer Roswell Rudd has been a force in American music for over 60 years. Emerging from the brass and Dixieland bands of New England colleges in the mid-1950s, …2017/02/102017-02-10 16:00:02
2017/01/06ANFTD #39: Kris DavisPianist-composer Kris Davis has blossomed as one of the singular talents on the New York jazz scene, a deeply thoughtful, resolutely individual artist who offers “uncommon creative adventure,” according to …2017/01/062017-01-06 10:11:44
2016/11/30ANFTD #38: Laurie FrinkIn this episode four great trumpeters: Nadje Noordhuis, Michael Rodriguez, Dave Ballou and Keyon Harrold, along with myself, discuss their experiences and practices of studying with Laurie Frink! The discussion …2016/11/302016-11-30 13:45:20
2016/09/30ANFTD #37: Marietta DrummondDreams, Old, New and Otherwise Edition. In this episode of A Noise From the Deep we talk about the musical scene in New York in the 1980s with Marietta Drummond. …2016/09/302016-09-30 16:41:20
2016/08/24ANFTD #36: Soweto KinchAward winning alto-saxophonist and MC Soweto Kinch is one of the most exciting and versatile young musicians in both the British jazz and hip hop scenes. Undoubtedly, one of the …2016/08/242016-08-24 11:50:42
2016/03/25ANFTD #35: Jonathan FinlaysonJonathan Finlayson has been recognized by the New York Times as “…an incisive and often surprising trumpeter,” who is “…fascinated with composition.” Born in 1982 in Berkeley, CA, Finlayson began playing …2016/03/252016-03-25 21:04:58
2015/10/29ANFTD #34: Becca StevensWith music from “Perfect Animal” (Universal Music Classics) featuring The Becca Stevens Band with Liam Robinson, Chris Tordini, and Jordan Perlson. I Asked (Becca Stevens) Be Still (Becca Stevens) Tillery (Becca …2015/10/292015-10-29 00:00:45
2015/09/15ANFTD #33: Amir El SaffarAmir El Saffar is playing with Two Rivers at Symphony Space on September 17. Other dates in the current tour can be found at Festival of New Trumpet Music, …2015/09/152015-09-15 19:51:52
2015/09/01ANFTD #32: Marc RibotEpisode 32 features topics found here: Franz Casseus, Content Creators Coalition, Fair Play for Fair Pay, Ad Sponsored Piracy. Music Played In This Episode: ‘Black Rock Park’ from Dave Douglas, Freak In Marc Ribot, …2015/09/012015-09-01 00:01:36
2015/07/30ANFTD #31: I Suoni Delle Dolomiti, Mario Brunello, Cello4Ever, & Edmar CastanedaSpecial Edition of the podcast features Dave’s journey to Trentino to play a sunrise concert with cello soloist Mario Brunello and the four cellists of Cello4Ever. Thanks to festival I …2015/07/302015-07-30 18:11:02
2015/05/22ANFTD #30: The Care and Feeding of a Music Company. Greenleaf Music Celebrates Ten Years! (Subscribers Only)Join us May 27, 2015 at Subculture in Manhattan for a special celebration. Donny McCaslin, Linda Oh, and Ryan Keberle groups perform Live! Get your tickets here! In our special 10 anniversary edition …2015/05/222015-05-22 19:24:39
2015/03/24ANFTD #29: Donny McCaslin (Subscribers Only)It’s always a big event when virtuoso saxophonist Donny McCaslin releases a new recording. His new, David Binney produced CD, Fast Future, is out on Greenleaf Music (release on 3/31! …2015/03/242015-03-24 21:16:58
2015/01/30ANFTD #28: Michael Bates (Subscribers Only)ANFTD’s first episode of 2015! Dave interviews Michael Bates about his new trio recording, Northern Spy.  They cover topics including playing very slow, the influence of the blues and Michael’s work …2015/01/302015-01-30 12:47:16
2014/12/18ANFTD #27: Joey Baron (Subscribers Only)This episode of ANFTD features legendary drummer Joey Baron and was recorded while on tour with Dave Douglas and Sound Prints. His long and varied career features performances and recordings …2014/12/182014-12-18 12:10:30
2014/11/10ANFTD #26: Kirk Knuffke (Subscribers Only)The ANFTD team often gets nerdy about music but here they go truly deep into the world of brass geekdom with cornetist/composer Kirk Knuffke.  Funny stories of Louis Armstrong, Bill …2014/11/102014-11-10 10:43:40
2014/09/20ANFTD #25: Festival of New Trumpet Music 2014 (Subscribers Only)Festival of New Trumpet Music 2014 September 17 to 28. Dave Douglas talks with Brandon Peckman of WNYU about upcoming events in the trumpet festival. Meet Dave Douglas at …2014/09/202014-09-20 01:21:38
2014/09/02ANFTD #24: Mary Halvorson (Subscribers Only)Intrepid award-winning and somewhat professional podcasters Dave Douglas and Michael Bates interview Mary Halvorson to see how she comes up with her astoundingly original music for various ensembles. Spoiler alert, …2014/09/022014-09-02 01:42:36
2014/07/30ANFTD #23: Mark Turner (Subscribers Only)Saxophonist, Composer, and ECM recording artist Mark Turner joins Dave Douglas, Michael Bates, and Levi, for a wide ranging discussion interspersed with musical examples of Mark’s solo work as well …2014/07/302014-07-30 09:53:05
2014/06/30ANFTD #22: Ingrid Laubrock (Subscribers Only)Ingrid’s latest CD on Intakt is “The Zürich Concert” with Ted Reichman (accordion), Ben Davis (cello), Tom Arthurs (trumpet), Liam Noble (piano), Mary Halvorson (guitar), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor + soprano saxophones), …2014/06/302014-06-30 19:57:07
2014/06/06ANFTD #21: Lenny Pickett (Subscribers Only)Saxophonist Lenny Pickett joins ANFTD to talk about his very extraordinary career in music.  He and Dave talk about how he developed his language on the saxophone and thoughts on …2014/06/062014-06-06 15:56:26
2014/05/01ANFTD #20: Steph Richards (Subscribers Only)Trumpeter and composer Steph Richards gets deep with the ANTD team and talks composition, improvisation, music w/ theatrical elements. There’s certainly some trumpet nerd out stuff too. Dave talks about …2014/05/012014-05-01 07:51:45
2014/04/12ANFTD #19: Geoff Countryman (Subscribers Only)A man of many extraordinary talents, Geoff Countryman joins Dave and Michael to play his music and talk about touring with Dave’s Keystone band, working at SNL, composing for his …2014/04/122014-04-12 09:00:09
2014/03/13ANFTD #18: Mark Dresser (Subscribers Only)Mark Dresser, a singular double bassist and composer, joins the ANFTD team to talk about his many projects: Telematics, his solo CD/DVD GUTS, playing with Anthony Braxton and Gerry Hemingway, …2014/03/132014-03-13 07:43:34
2014/02/20ANFTD #17: Apurva Narechania (Subscribers Only)Invertabrate Zoologist, Apurva Narechania joins Dave and Michael to play science related music and talk about some really smart stuff: emergence properties, dinosaurs, DNA as mass storage, exoplanets and the …2014/02/202014-02-20 00:01:03
2014/01/30ANFTD #16: Rudy Royston (Subscribers Only)In this episode Dave and Michael talk with drummer Rudy Royston about his 2014 recording “303” on Greenleaf Music. They also talk about composing, playing in different groups and many …2014/01/302014-01-30 00:01:49
2014/01/16ANFTD #15: Greg Osby (Subscribers Only)Hosts Dave Douglas and Michael Bates continue the podcast with episode 15 in which they chat with saxophonist composer Greg Osby about generating creative ideas, finding new musicians, and more. …2014/01/162014-01-16 00:01:43
2013/12/16ANFTD #14: John Zorn (part 2) (Subscribers Only)Part 2 of Dave Douglas’ sit down with John Zorn recorded on September 12th, 2013 at WNYU Studios. John talks about finding the language of the alto saxophone in the …2013/12/162013-12-16 23:39:12
2013/11/21ANFTD #13: John Zorn (part 1) (Subscribers Only)On September 12th Dave Douglas sat down with John Zorn for a conversation at the WNYU studios. As they only scratched the surface, we’ve split the interview into two parts. …2013/11/212013-11-21 23:59:37
2013/10/25ANFTD #12: Miguel Zenon (Subscribers Only)Miguel Zenon and Dave Douglas talk about Miguel’s music including his latest self-released album “Oye!!! Live In Puerto Rico,” as well as his recent travels. Also, Dave talks about the …2013/10/252013-10-25 00:01:23
2013/09/12ANFTD #11: John McNeil and the Official Super Nerdfest Trumpet Geek Freakout (Subscribers Only)As the Festival of New Trumpet Music begins this week in NYC, the ANFTD team welcomes trumpeter/composer and Dave Douglas teacher John McNeil for a trumpet geekfest. Tracks in this …2013/09/122013-09-12 00:01:17
2013/08/22ANFTD #10: John O’Gallagher (Subscribers Only)Saxophonist and composer John O’Gallagher joins the ANFTD team to discuss his recent Anton Webern Project release, and a new book he authored on Twelve-Tone Improvisation: A Method For Using …2013/08/222013-08-22 00:01:29
2013/08/01ANFTD #9: Steve Byram (Subscribers Only)Artist Steve Bryam joins Dave and Michael for a talk about his process and his works including album art for Tim Berne’s Screwgun Records, the Beastie Boys, Slayer, both Dave …2013/08/012013-08-01 23:59:20
2013/07/11ANFTD #8: Myra Melford (Subscribers Only)Myra Melford joins the ANFTD team for a discussion of her music including a new solo piano album, being inspired by nonmusical art forms, and collaborations in improvisational music and …2013/07/112013-07-11 00:01:35
2013/06/27ANFTD #7: JD Allen (Subscribers Only)Here comes another episode of the Greenleaf Music Podcast, A Noise From The Deep. Episode 7 features JD Allen, a profound saxophonist and composer whose work touches on free jazz …2013/06/272013-06-27 00:01:38
2013/05/29ANFTD #6: Revenge of the Nerds (Subscribers Only)This episode sets aside the interview format as Dave delves into the music on “Time Travel” and Michael talks about spinning Shostakovich into his latest album “Acrobat.” [powerpress url=”″] This …2013/05/292013-05-29 09:02:51
2013/05/21ANFTD #5: Jon Irabagon (Subscribers Only)A lively conversation with saxophonist & composer Jon Irabagon about his latest recording released on his own label, Irabbagast Records, winning the Monk Competition, and drawing equal inspiration from Wayne …2013/05/212013-05-21 18:44:46
2013/05/13ANFTD #4: Miles Okazaki (Subscribers Only)Dave Douglas and Michael Bates host a conversation with American guitarist Miles Okazaki about how nature informs structure in his music, Dave talks about his Greenleaf Music record label, and …2013/05/132013-05-13 14:03:01
2013/04/22ANFTD #3: Dezron Douglas (Subscribers Only)Dave & Michael talk with bassist Dezron Douglas about his music and the Hartford jazz scene. And Dave answers a letter from one of our listeners. Let’s Ride-Dezron Douglas, “Live …2013/04/222013-04-22 14:49:37
2013/04/03ANFTD #2: Matt Mitchell (Subscribers Only)Michael and Dave talk to composer and pianist Matt Mitchell about his etudes, about Ches Smith, about his work with Tim Berne, and about playing on Dave’s most recent records. …2013/04/032013-04-03 10:37:51
2013/03/19ANFTD #1: Henry Threadgill (Subscribers Only)Show notes: A talk with Henry Threadgill about composition and touring; Interesting concert venues; and The Lagond School of Music is a nonprofit based in Elmsford, NY. ‘Palladium’ by Wayne …2013/03/192013-03-19 02:22:19