San Diego Sessions

Singer-Songwriter Lizabeth Yandel

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Lizabeth Yandel discusses her roots, her writing processes, and her many eclectic influences, from jazz to future soul

Vocalist Whitney Shay

Vocalist Whitney Shay drops by and gives us a preview of her soon-to-be-released album A Woman Rules the World, featuring some gritty blues vocals and a killer cast of players.

Multi-instrumentalist Tonga Ross-Ma'u

Pianist, guitarist, and producer Tonga Ross-Mau came by to share his new album with Ascent Trio and other recent projects.

Pianist John Opferkuch

Pianist John Opferkuch stops by to discuss his album "The Kennedy Files," and performs a new composition live, in-studio.

Pianist Danny Green "One Day It Will"

We kick off Season 3 of the podcast with an 'on-air' recording of pianist Danny Green, plus more tracks from his new album "One Day It Will"

Singer Leonard Patton

Vocalist and first-ever guest on the podcast Leonard Patton returns to discuss his new live album and plans for a new jazz venue here in town!

Saxophonist Jesse Audelo

Saxophonist and composer Jesse Audelo came by with some of his new large-ensemble recordings. We discuss his his approach to composition, and the many projects he's involved with in San Diego and Los Angeles.

Bassist Kyle Motl

Bassist and composer Kyle Motl came by to discuss his solo performing, his trio with pianist Tobin Chodos and drummer Kjell Nordeson, a second trio with drummer Abbey Rader and woodwindist Drew Ceccato, and his concepts for improvising musicians.

Saxophonist David Borgo

Saxophonist and Professor of Music at UCSD David Borgo comes by to discuss his multitude of works and collaborations, including his electro-acoustic duo KaiBorg, his polymeric group Kronomorfic, and his saxophone trio Initial Conditions

Guitarist Robin Henkel

Blues and jazz guitarist Robin Henkel is our guest this week. Robin has been a fixture on the San Diego scene for decades. We discuss his new album, influences, and some blues guitar history.

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