Jazz Violinist Regina Carter gives a rare extensive candid interview, diving into her inspiring beginnings as a stand-alone jazz violinist, jumping to jazz from classical training, inspiring stories of encouraging mentors, and also, her tender experiences of supporting her mother and other loved ones through music. A recipient of the MacArthur (AKA “genius”) Award, Regina Read more about Regina Carter/ Jazz Violinist: In Her Own Words – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 32[…]
Reaching a million YouTube channel views inspired this arrangement of a Bach Partita in this split screen video.
Rez Abbasi reflects upon how he developed his voice as a player and composer, plus relevant points for musicians related to practice, improvisation, composition, and the business of a freelance creative.
In episode 29 of the Creative Strings Podcast, I interview Julliard-trained concert violinist Janet Orenstein, who was suddenly faced with an injury in 1996 that would forever limit her ability to use her hands to play the violin. Her story is simultaneously fascinating, heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and uplifting.
In Episode 28 of the Creative Strings Podcast, I interview singer-songwriter Janie Barnett about her career and new album, You See This River. I wanted to know how she’s managed to piece her career together so many years, before, during, and after raising children, all the time staying in NYC. I wanted to find out how an artist keeps their fire for creating new material into their 30s, 40s. and beyond.