|Bassist Alison Rayner|
In this podcast interview, bassist ALISON RAYNER talks about her second album “A Magic Life” (Blow the Fuse Records) . The launch party is at the Vortex on November 24th, with another peformance at Birmingham Jazz on November 25th.
Alison Rayner talks to LondonJazz News by LondonJazz
TOPICS COVERED IN THIS INTERVIEW
0:00 The background to Alison Rayner’s first album in 2012
2:55 “Are you a natural leader?”
3:40 The role (s) of the bass in jazz, stepping forward
4:10 Introduction to Musicophilia / The influence of Eberhard Weber
5:17 Music Extract: Musicophilia
6:28 The new album Magic Life
7:26 How Alison Rayner’s writing has evolved / influences
8:15 The other band members
9: 42 Music extract: Mayday
10:45 The elephant on the cover
13:09 Music Extract: Trunk Call
Audio production by Nicholas Heymann. Techical assistance from Harry Jones.