Friday, April 17, 2015

Vibraphonist, Composer & Educator Joe Locke

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with journeyman jazz vibes man Joe Locke .. Joe has been a huge influence on the evolution of the vibraphone in jazz and in many different genres of music .. He has gigged with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie and The Beastie Boys bringing his distinctive style and energy to the music .. Over the course of our conversation, he talks about his love of New York, all musicians, his fist upcoming trip to Kansas City and being stuck on an airplane in Russia for a very interesting reason .. along with much more ..

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