DW: I remember you commenting that the musicians you and Walter hire must know bebop changes. Has finding those kinds of players become an easier process over the years?
DF: Yes. Schooled jazz players can play just about any sort of music these days. Which doesn’t necessarily mean they’re all great soloists. That’s as rare as ever.
DW: Are there certain jazz recordings that you must always have with you on the road?
DF: I have most of the records I listened to in high school on an itunes playlist.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Devon Wendell talking jazz with Donald Fagen: