Wednesday, June 2, 2010

A Piano, a Baroness and Thelonius Monk // From Lens: Photography, Video and Visual Journalism

In the 1980s and 1990s, Joel Forrester, a jazz pianist and composer, belonged to the Microscopic Septet. They wrote and played the theme music for the NPR program “Fresh Air With Terry Gross,” which has led some to reckon that it must be the most frequently played jazz recording in history. Mr. Forrester, 63, spoke with Ozier Muhammad for the eighth installment of “Sounds From Uncommon Spaces.” His remarks have been condensed and edited for brevity and clarity. Read them

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