Welcome to the “Jazz Musician Interviews” category on Nextbop.com
In this exclusive section, we dive deep into the world of jazz through intimate and insightful conversations with some of the genre’s most talented and innovative musicians. Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of interviews, revealing the inspirations, challenges, and triumphs behind their art.
From seasoned legends to emerging stars, our discussions offer a rare glimpse into the minds and souls of these creative geniuses. Join us as we explore their journeys, their music, and the magic of jazz.
Read our interview with jazz composer Maria Schneider discussing her album The Thompson Fields, her musical upbringing, and jazz big bands.
Read our interview with jazz pianist Robert Glasper discussing his album Black Radio, his musical influences, and the future of jazz music.
Interview with jazz bassist Harish Raghavan discussing his debut album ‘Calls for Action’, his creative process, and his advice for young jazz musicians.
Read our interview with drummer Dan Weiss about his album ‘Utica Box’, his career, musicians he admires, and what he’s listening to these days.
Brian Lynch on ‘The Omni-American Book Club’, the State of Jazz Music, and his Advice for the Next Generation
Brian Lynch interviewed about his album ‘The Omni-American Book Club’, the state of jazz music, and his advice for the next generation of jazz musicians.
Jazz trumpeter Russell Gunn discusses his latest album, ancient Dogon knowledge, and his quest for truth with the jazz music blog Nextbop.
Nextbop’s interviews Hailey Niswanger of MAE.SUN, exploring her musical evolution and the creative process behind her unique sound.
Explore Nextbop’s engaging interview with Rudresh Mahanthappa, delving into his unique jazz style, inspirations, and musical journey.
Read Nextbop’s exclusive interview with Marquis Hill, offering a deep dive into his jazz career, inspirations, and the evolution of his musical style.
Dive into Nextbop’s interview with Sarah Elizabeth Charles as she discusses ‘Free of Form,’ her latest vocal jazz album that’s shaping the genre.
Discover Fabian Almazan in Nextbop’s interview: a journey from pianist to eco-conscious label founder, blending music with environmental awareness.
Get an inside look at Chet Doxas‘ musical evolution in Nextbop’s exclusive interview with the renowned saxophonist.
Dive into our Marc Cary interview discussing the Fender Rhodes, his musical influences, and his journey towards individualism in music.
Leaving Room for Magic: an interview of jazz bassist Ben Williams on inspiration, balance and the synergy behind his album ‘Coming of Age’.
Steve Wilson imparts wisdom in ‘Notes to a Young Player’ – a Nextbop Jazz exclusive interview offering invaluable insights for budding musicians.
Read our exclusive interview with Marcus Miller on Nextbop, where he discusses his unique approach to music. Insightful and inspiring!”
Nextbop Jazz exclusive: Orrin Evans talks about ‘Flip the Script,’ his latest release that’s reshaping the jazz landscape.
Discover the jazz community’s powerful response to the Trayvon Martin tragedy, highlighting activism and empathy through music.
Christian McBride shares his profound musical message in Nextbop Jazz’s feature, blending artistry with social commentary.
Jason Moran reveals the deeper meanings in his music in this Nextbop Jazz feature, blending creativity with powerful messages.
Geri Allen discusses her first Christmas album in a heartfelt interview, revealing her journey of embracing diverse musical styles.
Ali Shaheed Muhammad reflects on life and ‘The Low End Theory,’ sharing insights into his influential career in this candid interview.
Explore Marcus Miller‘s musical mind in an insightful interview, delving into his creative process and artistic journey.
Nextbop Jazz features a captivating interview with Ari Hoenig and Gilad Hekselman, delving into their unique perspectives and collaborations.