Tag: Jazz

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.