A Jazz Festival Moment: Four Drummers

PDX Drummer Panel

Conversations with musicians are valuable sidebars to performances at the Portland Jazz Festival. They allow audiences to hear artists talk about what they do. At the Art Bar, drummer and radio host Carlton Jackson rounded up four prominent drummers and asked them: "When every element is in perfect alignment—compatible musicians, the right room, good sound—how do you approach the music?" Here’s some of what they said. Jack DeJohnette: “I go into an alternate space, … [Read more...]