SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH WINARD HARPER

WINARD PERFORMED SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 IN BOYD PARK   NBJP: How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)? WH: Between 4 an 5 NBJP: What's your favorite jazz tune? WH: Too many to even thing of one,  Star Crossed Lovers, Ugly Beauty, Moanin, Ceora  NBJP: You are a musician, is there another art in which you'd like

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SEVEN QUESTIONS w/KEN FOWSER

KEN PERFORMS THURSDAY JULY 19, 2012 AT MAKEDA         NBJP: What’s the worst (non-musical) job you ever had? KF: Working in a car wash during the winter months. NBJP: Who's your favorite jazz performer? KF: George Coleman, so inspiring... NBJP: What inspires you creatively? KF: Going out and hearing live music, speaking with like minded jazz musicians,

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Seven Questions w/Andrew Atkinson

Andrew performs Thursday June 28 @ Makeda NBJP:  What musical instrument (that you don't play) would you like to be able to play? AA:  I would love to play the piano NBJP: What's your favorite non-jazz tune? AA: Currently "Seven Days" by Sting NBJP: What is your greatest weakness (personal or professional)? AA:   Professionally - Impatience for mediocrity  NBJP: What's a food you shouldn't

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SEVEN ?s with DONALD EDWARDS

DONALD PERFORMS MAY 24, 2012 AT MAKEDA NBJP: What's your favorite city to play in? DE:New York NBJP: What's the worst job you ever had? DE: A Hotel Job NBJP: Who's your favorite non-jazz composer? DE: Claude Debussy NBJP: How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)? DE: 9 years old NBJP:

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SEVEN ?s WITH SYLVIA CUENCA

SYLVIA PERFORMS AT MAKEDA THURSDAY MARCH 8 NBJP:  Other than being a musician what’s the best job you ever had? SC:  Trail maintenance in the back country of Olympic National Park in Washington NBJP:  What one word would your friends use to describe you? SC: Humble NBJP:   What's the one thing about you few people know? SC:  I used to rockclimb NBJP:    How old were

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SEVEN ?S WITH MISHA FATKIEV

GUITARIST MISHA FATKIEV PERFORMS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 7-10PM  AT GLASS WOODS TAVERN AT THE HYATT NBJP :If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be? MF:  Depends on who's cooking! Ha:). Seriously though, I love lamb kebab NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz club to go to if you're going to hang? MF:  It's always a blast

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SEVEN ?s WITH TED CHUBB OF NEW TRICKS

NBJP:  If you could only own one CD, what would it be?  TC:   No question it is Miles Davis "Round About Midnight".  This was my first jazz record and I continue to learn from it and enjoy it more and more.  NBJP:    What inspires you creatively? TC:  Generally, I am inspired by people.  I actually try to write tunes for particular people,

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SEVEN ?s WITH JON DIFIORE

NBJP : If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be JD: Nona's homemade Italian pasta NBJP: What musician influenced you the most? JD: I think to honestly answer this one I would have to include two... Tony Williams and Bill Evans NBJP: What quality do you like most about yourself? JD: I have been told on

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SEVEN ?s WITH SHIRAZETTE TINNIN

NBJP:  What musical instrument (that you don't play) would you like to be able to play? ST: The Bass Guitar NBJP: What’s your favorite non-jazz tune? ST: Funny How Time Flies by Janet Jackson NBJP: What is your greatest weakness (personal or professional)? ST: My Sensitivity, my right foot. NBJP: What’s a food you shouldn't eat, but can't resist? ST: Ice Cream

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SEVEN ?’s with JEROME JENNINGS

NBJP: What instrument would you  like to be able to play? JJ: Piano NBJP:  What’s the last book you read? JJ: "To Be Or Not To Bop" NBJP:  What’s your favorite sound? JJ:  Silence NBJP:   What is your greatest fear? JJ: God and Failure NBJP:  Who’s your favorite jazz composer? JJ: Wow this is a hard one: Probably Duke Ellington

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