An Interview With Pianist Bill Anschell Regarding His New Solo Album Figments

Pianist Bill Anschell's latest CD, Figments, is his first solo recording, and I've included it on my Best of 2011 list.  It's a wonderfully introspective, beautiful, and at times haunting album that he recorded late at night in his home studio.  Below is a lengthy conversation we had recently over email in which we talked …

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Two Jazz Vocal Records to Help Ease My Allergy to Jazz Vocals

                  Darrell Katz and the Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra/A Wallflower in the Amazon Accurate, AC-5059 Various Artists/Jazzvox Presents: In Your Own Backyard OA2, OA2 22077 For the most part I am allergic to jazz vocals.  I'm not really sure why this is the case, other than it's …

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