Friday, September 18, 2015

Legendary Jazz Composer, Arranger & Bassist Chuck Israels

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Legendary composer, arranger, and bassist Chuck Israels .. He’s well know for doing work with Bill Evans, along with John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz and many more .. He recounts tales of being in the middle of that jazz flux, having dinner at 12 with Louis Armstrong, growing up in a music rich family, what he is up to these days and what he would like his enduring epitaph in the world of jazz to be .. along with much, much more ..

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