A Noise From The Deep: Greenleaf Music Podcast with Dave Douglas

A Noise From The Deep: Greenleaf Music Podcast with Dave Douglas

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A Noise From The Deep: Greenleaf Music Podcast


#79: Regina Carter
May 8 • 56 min
Dave Douglas chats with MacArthur Fellowship recipient violinist Regina Carter about her wide ranging experience in all sorts of music.
#78: Aubrey Johnson Episode Epilogue
Apr 21 • 14 min
Dave follows up with Aubrey Johnson to clarify some things they passed by in the main episode.
#77: Angela Morris
Apr 2 • 62 min
Listen as Dave and Angela discuss her new big band recording, Both Are True, made in partnership with Anna Webber.
#76: Aubrey Johnson
Mar 10 • 58 min
Aubrey Johnson shares her thoughts about text and writing, about band leading and producing, and about her uncle, Lyle Mays.
#75: Kyoko Kitamura
Feb 11 • 50 min
Kyoko Kitamura joins Dave Douglas to talk about her role as Executive Director for the Tri-Centric Foundation.
#74: Jane Ira Bloom
Jan 15 • 58 min
Dave sits down with saxophonist and composer Jane Ira Bloom to talk about her inspirations, her collaboration with NASA, etc.
#73: Ted Gioia
Dec 13, 2019 • 63 min
Ted Gioia, the author of Music: A Subversive History (Basic Books), joins Dave to talk about dangerous and subversive music.
#72: Steve Lehman
Nov 14, 2019 • 72 min
Steve Lehman talks about his composing, and his various approaches to ensemble writing and playing.
#71: Darius Jones
Oct 17, 2019 • 60 min
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.
#70: Mareike Wiening
Sep 13, 2019 • 57 min
Dave 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.
#69: Jimmy Owens
Aug 29, 2019 • 54 min
Dave talks with trumpeter, composer and NEA Jazz Master 2012 Jimmy Owens.
#68: Andrew Cyrille
Aug 9, 2019 • 67 min
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.
#67: Alexis Cuadrado
Jul 24, 2019 • 61 min
Bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado joins Dave to talk about his background in Barcelona and his influences from Flamenco, jazz, poetry and more.
#66: Sam Newsome
Jun 17, 2019 • 58 min
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.
#65: Ryan Keberle introduces ‘The Hope I Hold’
May 31, 2019 • 31 min
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.
#64: Fay Victor
May 15, 2019 • 66 min
Fay Victor comes to visit the podcast with music in many collaborations - from Other Dimensions In Music.
#63: Roxy Coss
Apr 18, 2019 • 57 min
This month’s episode visits Roxy Coss, composer, saxophonist, and activist.
#62: Tomeka Reid
Mar 14, 2019 • 51 min
Delighted to speak with Tomeka Reid about her work as a cellist and improviser/composer.
#61: Anna Webber
Feb 14, 2019 • 48 min
Dave 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.
#60: Kate Gentile
Jan 18, 2019 • 52 min
Extraordinary drummer, composer, percussionist Kate Gentile talks with Dave about her compositions, her album, Mannequins, and her wide ranging collaborations.
#59: Nabaté Isles
Dec 13, 2018 • 53 min
NSI Universal recording artist Nabaté Isles joins Dave to discuss his new album Eclectic Excursions.
#58: Melvin Gibbs
Nov 22, 2018 • 66 min
Dave talks to legendary bassist, composer, producer Melvin Gibbs.
#57: Marilyn Crispell
Oct 18, 2018 • 60 min
Pianist and composer Marilyn Crispell joins Dave Douglas to discuss her music, collaborations, composition and her life as a self-described “traveling bum.”
#56: Rudy Royston introduces Flatbed Buggy
Oct 2, 2018 • 27 min
Special edition: Recording made and edited by Rudy Royston about his new record Flatbed Buggy on Greenleaf Music.
#55: Linda Briceño
Sep 5, 2018 • 56 min
Dave talks to Linda Briceño - also known as Ella Bric - trumpeter, songwriter, singer and producer.
#54: Jaimie Branch
Aug 18, 2018 • 50 min
Dave joins Jaimie Branch at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn to get the real story behind this brilliant and visionary trumpeter and composer.
#53: Sara Serpa
Jul 13, 2018 • 60 min
Dave 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.
#52: Rory Stuart
Jun 22, 2018 • 59 min
Guitarist, 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 six.
#51: Marcus Strickland
May 23, 2018 • 59 min
Dave talks to multi-reed player, composer, Blue Note recording artist Marcus Strickland. Aside from leading his own bands, Marcus has had a long stints with both Roy Haynes and Jeff ’Tain’ Watts.
#50: Ted Daniel
May 1, 2018 • 59 min
Ted Daniel, trumpeter and composer from New York state, pioneer of using various kinds of trumpets, early exponent of improvised structures, colleague of musicians Archie Shepp, Dewey Redman, Sam Rivers, David S. Ware, Billy Bang, and Henry Threadgill.…
#49: Evan Parker
Mar 14, 2018 • 59 min
A 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 and twenty-first centuries. Evan talks about his early…
#48: Ingrid Jensen
Jan 25, 2018 • 56 min
The 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 plays during this episode: Steve Treseler Group featuring Ingrid Jensen Center…
#47: Charles Tolliver, Keyon Harrold, Meghan Stabile
Nov 20, 2017 • 60 min
Panel 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. Topics include Charles’s founding and maintaining of the…
#46: Carla Bley and Steve Swallow
Sep 29, 2017 • 93 min
Dave 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 tour dates. Check your local listings. Topics discussed include: Hiring…
#45: Dave Douglas on WKCR 3 of 3
Sep 2, 2017 • 53 min
May 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 is splitting into three episodes of approximately one hour each. Dave’s approach for the show was to play…
#44: Dave Douglas on WKCR 2 of 3
Aug 22, 2017 • 50 min
May 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 is splitting into three episodes of approximately one hour each. Dave’s approach for the show was to play…
#43: Dave Douglas on WKCR 1 of 3
Aug 3, 2017 • 78 min
May 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 is splitting into three episodes of approximately one hour each. Dave’s approach for the show was to play…
#42: James Brandon Lewis
May 6, 2017 • 52 min
Dave 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 hailed him as one of the “7 Young Players to Watch” in 2013. Lewis…
#41: Joe Lovano
Mar 21, 2017 • 61 min
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Joe 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, and improvisation, and about the spiritual aspect and the spirits in…
#40: Roswell Rudd
Feb 10, 2017 • 44 min
Trombonist 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, Rudd went on to New York to join fellow-seekers Steve Lacy, Herbie Nichols,…
#39: Kris Davis
Jan 6, 2017 • 51 min
photo by Peter Gannushkin – downtownmusic.net Pianist-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…
#38: Laurie Frink
Nov 30, 2016 • 89 min
Laurie Frink with Dizzy Gillespie In 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 was…
#37: Marietta Drummond
Sep 30, 2016 • 58 min
Dreams, 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. Marietta is a pianist and longtime listener and lover of music. She booked and managed Old…
#36: Soweto Kinch
Aug 24, 2016 • 48 min
Award 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 few artists in either genre with a degree in Modern History from Oxford…
#35: Jonathan Finlayson
Mar 25, 2016 • 38 min
Photo by: Everett McCourt, 2013 Jonathan 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 the trumpet at the…
#34: Becca Stevens
Oct 29, 2015 • 39 min
With 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 Stevens) The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier…
#33: Amir El Saffar
Sep 15, 2015 • 35 min
Amir El Saffar is playing with Two Rivers at Symphony Space on September 17. Other dates in the current tour can be found at AmirElSaffar.com Festival of New Trumpet Music, from September 24 to 29 in New York, can be found at fontmusic.org All music…
#32: Marc Ribot
Sep 1, 2015 • 45 min
Episode 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, Dave Douglas, Seamus Blake, Jamie…
#31: I Suoni Delle Dolomiti, Mario Brunello, Cello4Ever, & Edmar Castaneda
Jul 30, 2015 • 24 min
Marco Radaelli and Cello4Ever at Col Margherita, July 18, 2015. Photo by Dave Douglas. @isuonidolomiti Special 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…
#30: The Care and Feeding of a Music Company. Greenleaf Music Celebrates Ten Years!
May 22, 2015 • 105 min
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 of ANFTD, Dave Douglas talks with Michael Bates about…
#29: Donny McCaslin
Mar 24, 2015 • 33 min
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! Pre-order here) and Donny joins co-hosts Dave Douglas and Michael Bates…
#28: Michael Bates
Jan 30, 2015 • 23 min
We’re back! 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 with Quinsin Nachoff. Dave reflects on 2014…
#27: Joey Baron
Dec 18, 2014 • 35 min
Photo by John Rogers for NPR. 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 with some of the most notable…
#26: Kirk Knuffke
Nov 10, 2014 • 45 min
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 Goodwin, Jim McNeely and Enrico Rava as Dave and Michael ask Kirk about…
#25: Festival of New Trumpet Music 2014
Sep 20, 2014 • 46 min
Festival of New Trumpet Music 2014 September 17 to 28. www.fontmusic.org Dave Douglas talks with Brandon Peckman of WNYU about upcoming events in the trumpet festival. Meet Dave Douglas at any of the events found on above web site. Dedicated to Raymond…
#24: Mary Halvorson
Sep 2, 2014 • 39 min
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, Mary doesn’t have a plan. As usual, Jon…
#23: Mark Turner
Jul 30, 2014 • 34 min
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 as pieces with the trio, Fly. Topics include Harold Land,…
#22: Ingrid Laubrock
Jun 30, 2014 • 39 min
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), Drew Gress (bass) and Tom Rainey…
#21: Lenny Pickett
Jun 6, 2014 • 37 min
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 composition, electronics, life on the road with Tower of Power and some…
#20: Steph Richards
May 1, 2014 • 39 min
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 a Laurie Frink scholarship and plays Michael some…
#19: Geoff Countryman
Apr 12, 2014 • 29 min
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 own groups and sundry projects, and the current state of the notation…
#18: Mark Dresser
Mar 13, 2014 • 37 min
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, and many other topics. Michael plays Dave a bunch of blues 45s…
#17: Apurva Narechania
Feb 20, 2014 • 35 min
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 possibility of life on other planets. Michael…
#16: Rudy Royston
Jan 30, 2014 • 30 min
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 other topics. Drummond appears for a call about metal and Periphery.…
#15: Greg Osby
Jan 16, 2014 • 29 min
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. Announcing a composition workshop on February 8 & 9, 2014,…
#14: John Zorn (part 2)
Dec 16, 2013 • 46 min
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 70’s through an obsessive practice method, his approach to writing for recent pieces that…
#13: John Zorn (part 1)
Nov 21, 2013 • 27 min
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. Part 1 covers Game Pieces, Band Leading, Composing, and hints at leadership…
#12: Miguel Zenon
Oct 25, 2013 • 41 min
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 DD|50 project and box set, and co-host Michael Bates revisits more…
#11: John McNeil and the Official Super Nerdfest Trumpet Geek Freakout
Sep 12, 2013 • 49 min
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 episode Unhooking the Safety Net-Dave Douglas and the Tiny Bell Trio,…
#10: John O’Gallagher
Aug 22, 2013 • 44 min
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 Tone Rows in Jazz. Dave answers a listener question about…
#9: Steve Byram
Aug 1, 2013 • 37 min
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 and Michael, and many more. Also included is a brief Paul Motian tribute with…
#8: Myra Melford
Jul 11, 2013 • 34 min
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 food. Dave reflects on his early days of street performing, Michael…
#7: JD Allen
Jun 27, 2013 • 36 min
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 and improvisation with a deep sense of spirituality and grace. JD joined…
#6: Revenge of the Nerds
May 29, 2013 • 30 min
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.” Subscribe and rate at iTunes Tracks in this episode: A Noise From the Deep - Dave…
#5: Jon Irabagon
May 21, 2013 • 36 min
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 Shorter and Parker Posey. Also, Michael talks…
#4: Miles Okazaki
May 13, 2013 • 33 min
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 the music of Herbie Nichols is spotlighted. — Here we are…
#3: Dezron Douglas
Apr 22, 2013 • 35 min
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 at Smalls” (Smalls Live) Esoteric-Jaki Byard, Destination Out (Blue Note)…
#2: Matt Mitchell
Apr 3, 2013 • 36 min
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. We talk about Herb Robertson and listen to some of Tim Berne’s earlier work.…
#1: Henry Threadgill
Mar 19, 2013 • 36 min
A Noise From The Deep: Greenleaf Music Podcast Photo by Nhumi Threadgill 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’…