‘All for the Funk of It’
By Andy Hermann
DownBeat moderates a lively conversation between Christian McBride and one of his idols, the funk master Bootsy Collins.
By Josef Woodard
Wayne Shorter was never one to abide by a strict plan—even his own. That goes for his musical endeavors, interviews and holistic views of art and life.
By Sean J. O’Connell
Singer-songwriter Madeleine Peyroux has no trouble selling out the house.
By Ted Panken
“If you can find that thread—the lineage that connects everything—and hold on to it, then you can manipulate it,” Sullivan Fortner said.
Allan Harris was tested on the following tracks for the “Blindfold Test”: