SEVEN QUESTIONS w/Adam Machaskee

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?

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SEVEN ?s with Anthony Ware

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

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SEVEN ?s with Kenny Davis

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

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SEVEN?s WITH SHAREL CASSITY

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

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SEVEN ?s WITH AKIKO TSURUGA

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

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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 BEHN GILLECE

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?

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SEVEN ?s WITH TOM DICARLO

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:

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SEVEN ?s WITH ALEX COLLINS

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),

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SEVEN ?s WITH CONRAD HERWIG

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

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