Welcome to the JAZZIZ Podcast. This is our new series of podcast conversations, hosted by JAZZIZ Online Editor Matt Micucci and featuring some of the best artists of today’s jazz and creative music scene. Many of these artists are part of JAZZIZ Vinyl Club, our series of limited-edition color vinyl albums curated by the JAZZIZ Editors, featuring some of the most exciting jazz artists from yesterday and today that we cover in the print version of JAZZIZ, our website and these podcasts.
Our latest JAZZIZ Podcast is a conversation with pianist/composer Aaron Diehl. Join us as we embark on a captivating journey through his musical evolution, exploring how he masterfully weaves together an array of sounds, styles and genres to craft a unique sonic tapestry that captivates audiences worldwide. We will also be discussing his latest album, Zodiac Suite, his fourth full-length for Mack Avenue Records. This is the first fully realised interpretation of a landmark work by the visionary and groundbreaking Mary Lou Williams, originally published in 1945. It also marks a stellar collaboration between Diehl and the renowned orchestral collective, The Knights, as well as some very special guests.
Listen to our JAZZIZ Podcast conversation with Aaron Diehl via the player below. His new album, Zodiac Suite, is available now via Mack Avenue Records. Order it here. And if you love jazz and vinyl, be sure to check out our carefully curated series of vinyl compilations, JAZZIZ Vinyl Club!
Featured photo by Evelyn Freja.
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