Saxophone http://www.kplu.org en Ernie Watts With The Marc Seales Trio http://www.kplu.org/post/ernie-watts-marc-seales-trio <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most </span>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> listeners are familiar with tenor saxophonist, Ernie Watts, though his excellent work with Charlie </span>Haden’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Quartet West.&nbsp;</span></p><p>However, as we learn in this performance/interview with jazz host Abe Beeson, Mr. Watts has had a multifaceted career, working with everyone from Buddy Rich to The Rolling Stones.</p><p>Ernie is joined in this performance by Seattle pianist, Marc Seales, bassist Dave Captain and drummer Gary Hobbs.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="326" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DQkoybHJUeU" width="580"></iframe></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:14:58 +0000 Justin Steyer & Abe Beeson 17061 at http://www.kplu.org Ernie Watts With The Marc Seales Trio Relive Our Live Studio Session With The David Sanborn Trio http://www.kplu.org/post/relive-our-live-studio-session-david-sanborn-trio <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143110359&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:13:25 +0000 Abe Beeson & Justin Steyer 15702 at http://www.kplu.org Relive Our Live Studio Session With The David Sanborn Trio Anton Schwartz Quintet Featuring Dominick Farinacci & Eric Reed http://www.kplu.org/post/anton-schwartz-quintet-featuring-dominick-farinacci-eric-reed <p></p><p>When he began his recording career, and for some time thereafter, saxophonist, Anton Schwartz made his home in San Francisco.</p><p>Now, though, he splits his time between San Francisco and Seattle so we invited our new neighbor to the KPLU performance studio to play some music and talk about his new CD, Flash Mob.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="326" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/3mBqW5exxOc" width="580"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:55:06 +0000 Justin Steyer & Abe Beeson 14889 at http://www.kplu.org Anton Schwartz Quintet Featuring Dominick Farinacci & Eric Reed Grace Kelly With The Marc Seales Trio http://www.kplu.org/post/grace-kelly-marc-seales-trio <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saxophonist/vocalist, Grace Kelly has just released her 8th&nbsp;CD, and she is only 21 years old. Those two facts kind of say it all.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Grace is a prodigiously talented musician.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She’s also delightful company, which is why we were so happy to receive a return visit from Grace for a </span>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Studio Session.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:24:11 +0000 Abe Beeson 13095 at http://www.kplu.org Grace Kelly With The Marc Seales Trio Kareem Kandi Band At Seattle Art Museum http://www.kplu.org/post/kareem-kandi-band-seattle-art-museum <p></p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 10546 at http://www.kplu.org Pat Martino And James Carter: Two Generations Of Jazz Power http://www.kplu.org/post/pat-martino-and-james-carter-two-generations-jazz-power <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guitarist Pat Martino and saxophonist James Carter might be separated in age by a generation but musically, they’re absolute equals—Martino is just as agile and innovative on his guitar as Carter is on his saxophone.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://youtu.be/k6wotPRvWyg</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 19:45:15 +0000 Abe Beeson & Justin Steyer 10504 at http://www.kplu.org Pat Martino And James Carter: Two Generations Of Jazz Power Cannonball Adderley: 5 Songs From A Joyous Soul http://www.kplu.org/post/cannonball-adderley-5-songs-joyous-soul <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPsJtaFonZg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCqRYneOdIM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3djKXcsqDM8</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HSFhixO-uo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69uh2T1TtTY</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:20:58 +0000 Nick Morrison 6414 at http://www.kplu.org Cannonball Adderley: 5 Songs From A Joyous Soul Benny Golson: The second half-century http://www.kplu.org/post/benny-golson-second-half-century <p>Tenor saxophonist/composer, Benny Golson is now in his second half-century as a touring and recording jazz artist.&nbsp; He began performing almost 60 years ago and recorded his first LP as a bandleader 55 years ago … and if his stop by the KPLU studios last week is any indication, he shows no signs of slowing down now.</p><p>http://youtu.be/gfcP5nPko0M</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 22:12:46 +0000 Justin Steyer & Abe Beeson 4330 at http://www.kplu.org Benny Golson: The second half-century Grace Kelly: 'Unimaginably Inappropriate' http://www.kplu.org/post/grace-kelly-unimaginably-inappropriate <p>19-year-old saxophonist/singer, <strong><a href="http://www.gracekellymusic.com" target="_blank">Grace Kelly</a></strong> is immensely gifted.&nbsp; She’s also a lot of fun to hang around with.&nbsp; Right before this studio session, interviewer Kevin Kniestedt asked her if she had already chosen the songs she would be performing that day.&nbsp;</p><p>She said she might not know what songs she’d be doing until she did them, which prompted someone behind to say (<strong>in jest</strong>), "Well, that’s just <em>unimaginably inappropriate</em>."</p><p>Grace turned around, unleashed one of her disarmingly charming smiles and replied, “That’s me!”&nbsp; Right then and there knew we were in for a good time.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 05 Nov 2011 07:04:52 +0000 Justin Steyer & Kevin Kniestedt 3102 at http://www.kplu.org Grace Kelly: 'Unimaginably Inappropriate' An interview with saxophonist Anton Schwartz http://www.kplu.org/post/interview-saxophonist-anton-schwartz <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-982492.mp3</p><p>I had the opportunity this week to speak by phone with tenor saxophonist <a href="http://www.antonjazz.com" target="_blank">Anton Schwartz</a>.</p><p>Anton recently moved to the Seattle area. I had the chance to ask him about what brought him to the Puget Sound, and how he has networked himself into the local jazz scene so far.</p><p> Thu, 18 Aug 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 2358 at http://www.kplu.org An interview with saxophonist Anton Schwartz Joe Lovano Us Five - Taking Bird to new heights http://www.kplu.org/post/joe-lovano-us-five-taking-bird-new-heights <p>Live sessions in the KPLU Performance Studio are always fun.&nbsp; However, when saxophonist, Joe Lovano, stopped by with his group, <em>Us Five</em>, it was more than fun. &nbsp;It was also an honor.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 May 2011 15:30:00 +0000 Justin Steyer, Abe Beeson & Nick Francis 1535 at http://www.kplu.org Joe Lovano Us Five - Taking Bird to new heights