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Podcast: Interview with Jean Toussaint. New CD – Tate Song – release date Feb 24th

Interview with Jean Toussaint by Jean Toussaint, LondonJazz

 We interviewed saxophonist / composer Jean Toussaint about his new album: ‘Tate Song’, his tenth as leader.

We talked about

– the late Mulgrew Miller,
– Jean’s time with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers
– the members of the qyartet: Andrew McCormack, Troy Miller (also producer) and Larry Bartley,
– the concepts he has developed from teaching, from playing, and from the interaction between the two.

TWO FORTHCOMING GIGS MENTIONED IN THE INTERVIEW

– Tate Song Album launch at Ronnie Scott’s, 18th March (MORE INFORMATION HERE)

– Quartet with Bruce Barth – 17th April at Kings Place Hall  Two during the Global Music Foundation Easter Course and Festival   (TICKETS HERE)

Music Excerpts:

Mulgrew – at 2:51

My Dear Ruby – at 9:42

Tate Song (Title track) – at 13:44

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