Tag: ECM

Echoes Podcast Big Ears Festival 2020 & Jon Christensen In Memoriam

Big Ears Festival 2020 Preview and Jon Christensen Remembered this Week in Echoes Podcast https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/EchoesPodcast-BigEars2020-JonChristensen.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS In the Echoes Podcast, we talk to Ashley Capps about his Big Ears 2020 Festival.  Then we remember drummer Jon Christensen, the ECM house drummer. The Big Ears Music Festival 2020…

Thursday, January 14th, 2016-Echoes Program 1602D

Eberhard Weber is the legendary German bassist who created one edge of the ECM sound. He can’t play bass anymore, but guitarist Pat Metheny has orchestrated his bass solos into an epic big band composition. Metheny, vibraphonist Gary Burton, and Eberhard Weber talk about this important musician.

Paul Bley R.I.P.

Paul Bley was a singular voice in jazz and can be credited with discovering Ornette Coleman, Jaco Pastorius and Pat Metheny. He passed on January 3 at age 83. John Diliberto remembers this forgotten artist.