NBJP: If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be? AM: I am a sucker for Mom’s cooking: Corn Chowder appetizer, followed by Chicken Scaloppini with Tuna Noodle Casserole; My 3 favorites and if it’s going to be my last, I’m doing it all. NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz club to go to if you're going to hang?
ANTHONY WARE PERFORMS THURSDAY MAY 10, 2012 @ MAKEDA NBJP: What living musician has influenced you most? AW: That's a hard question to answer. I have a long list of mentors whose guidance has been irreplaceable to me. The top three are Anthony Nelson, Bruce Williams and Radam Schwartz. NBJP: What would you want to be if you weren't a jazz musician? AW: I'd like to
KENNY PERFORMS THURSDAY APRIL 12 WITH RALPH BOWEN NBJP: What's the worst job you ever had? KD: Planting hedges around a Chicago Baptist Church (didn't get paid) NBJP: Who's your favorite non-jazz composer? KD: Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis NBJP: How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)? KD: 13 years old NBJP: If you could share one thing
Sharel performs Thursday March 15 at Makeda NBJP: Other than the instrument you play, what instrument would you like to be able to play? SC: I always wanted to play the acoustic bass. Maybe that's why I like to write for it so much, a way of living vicariously though bass players. However, now that we have one I don't even touch
Akiko performs Wednesday March 14 at the Hyatt New Brunswick NBJP: Other than the instrument you play (organ), what's your favorite instrument to listen to? AT: Everything NBJP: What's the worst job you ever had? AT: Nothing NBJP: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be? AT:I love the United States and Japan so I've never thought about living in
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
VIBRAPHONIST, BEHN GILLECE PERFORMS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16 AT MAKEDA NBJP: Other than the instrument you play, what’s your favorite instrument to listen to? BG: Piano NBJP: Who’s your favorite non-jazz composer? BG: Frank Zappa NBJP: What inspires you creatively? BG: Pretty much anything can spark it! NBJP: What’s one thing other than milk or water we’d ALWAYS find in your refrigerator?
Bassist Tom DiCarlo performs for the New Brunswick Jazz Project Wednesday Feb 1 with Vanessa Perea and Thursday February 2, with Lee Hogans. NBJP: What musical instrument (that you don't play)would you like to be able to play? TD: Piano NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz tune? TD: "West EndBlues" NBJP: What is your favorite non-musical pastime? TD: Being Outdoors NBJP:
NBJP: What living musician do you admire most? Why? AC: Quincy Jones because he is an artist who has found a way to make beautiful music that is both true to himself and accessible to the public audience. NBJP:What would you want to be if you weren’t a jazz musician? AC: An anthropologist NBJP:If you could only own one CD (Download--whatever),
NBJP: Other than the instrument you play, what’s your favorite instrument to listen to? CH: B-3 Organ. Larry Young, Jimmy Smith, Lonnie Smith, Jack McDuff, Shirley Scott, and many more. NBJP: What’s the worst job you ever had? CH: Playing the rodeos inTexas. So much dirt and dust was like cement on a trombone slide. NBJP: If you could live anywhere