Tag Archives: Joe Zawinul

Knowing What Kind of Man Composed the Music

SKF NOTE: Years ago I read a story of Confucius studying music. The story is at the end of this blog entry. (As I write I cannot recall either the book author or title. I will update this blog post when … Continue reading

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Interview with Roy McCurdy by Scott K Fish Pt. 3

[SKF NOTE: You can read my introduction to Roy McCurdy’s interview in Part 1. You can read Part 2 by clicking here.] Q. Your first night with Sonny Rollins you just show up and play? No rehearsals? A. No rehearsals. We … Continue reading

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Ed Soph on Intuitive Communicating with Music

SKF NOTE: The circumstances of this Ed Soph interview are posted here.  Our exchange in this post involves two instances where musical communication is precise as verbal communication. I experienced it. Ed Soph experienced it. Such instances are rare in … Continue reading

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Alphonse Mouzon: Weather Report Was Sort of Draining

SKF NOTE: Alphonse Mouzon was in McCoy Tyner‘s group when he gave this interview, comparing his experience playing with Tyner and Weather Report. Tyner’s group also included Calvin Hill (bass), Sonny Fortune (reeds, flute). Mouzon was with Weather Report for … Continue reading

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