Take Five With Phil Cavalieri
Mostly A lot of Wayne Krantz, especially
How would you describe the state of jazz today?
There's a lot of potential, and I think the net can help many musicians bring their music to larger audiencepeople who can finally find their work and hear it. Jazz played by famous artists is fantastic, of course, but we must always be on the lookout for alternative playersespecially for Italy.
What are some of the essential requirements to keep jazz alive and growing?
Independent music probably is the heart of jazz; even though we have a lot of wonderful famous musicians we must look for new generations that want to let jazz survive in the digital era and bring new directions because I think it is necessary, in order to once again understand the past life of this music.
What is in the near future?
I want to promote my new album,
If I weren't a jazz musician, I would be a:
I always thought that if I wasn't playing guitar, I'd probably be an organist because I love that instrument top. I never really think about doing something other than playing music.
Courtesy of Phil Cavalieri