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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.
As a kid, my mom told me I'd like jazz. I thought she was nuts. Then I went to hear Cannonball Adderley (with Nat Adderley, George Duke, Walter Booker, Roy McCurdy and Airto) and everything changed. Yeah, mom knows best.