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Trombones in Stereo

Julian Priester

Recently, Destination Out sent up mad props to the trombone by listing a track by Julian Priester. This killing piece features Priester’s Marine Intrustion and is an amazing representation of his post Mwandishi musical exploits. Also, don’t forget to check out some of the other moments that Chilly Jay Chill and Prof. Drew LeDrew caught Priester sliding his way around a varied musical atmosphere by way of his work with SUNN O))).

While they were at it, D:O let the cat out of the bag on Trombone Hall of Fame, featuring such esteemed members as Grachan Moncur III, George Lewis and Roswell Rudd. Don’t let your vote go unheard. Give a shout out as to who you think should be charter members in their comments.

Steve Swell on Music

Steve Swell

Recently Steve Swell spoke with Roulette about his continuing adventures with experimental media. Steve name checks a couple of great and goes on to answer the age old question of what exactly is music. Check out more from Steve online at

“Trombonically Speaking”

George Lewis had just recently recorded "The Solo Trombone Record" when he spoke with Bill Smith from CODA.Check out this really interesting Classic CODA interview of George Lewis by Bill Smith. George discusses touring with Count Basie in Japan, playing in the language of Anthony Braxton and what it means to be a “‘jazz’ trombone player.” Along with a recent forward by the man himself, this paints a really detailed picture of the creative music in the mid 1970’s.

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