Trombonist, composer, educator and political activist Chris Washburne discusses his new album The Land of Nod; a smart, direct and danceable instrumental statement about today's political climate. Chris and his SYOTOS latin jazz band play every Sunday at Smoke in New York City.
I love jazz because it is the only existing music style which let you
I was first exposed to jazz by Gunther Hampel in Hamburg, around 1972.
I met Ornette Coleman, Butch Morris, Karl Berger, Michel Camilo, a.o.
The best show I ever attended was Salif Keita at the Blue Note in
The first jazz record I bought was the Tony Scott and Hozan Yamamoto
My advice to new listeners: when you listen to my music, please be a
part of it.