Who said Bach's music was the last word? This episode features an interview with Jeff Scott, hornist and composer, about his work “Passion for Bach and Coltrane,” which combines poetry with reimagined music from two of the greats: J.S. Bach and John Coltrane. Get ready for an Afro-Cuban version of Variation 13.
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones
Musical recordings, used with permission:
PASSION for Bach & Coltrane…Co-Commissioned in 2013-2014 by Johnson County Community College and The Festival of Art and Ideas (New Haven, Ct.)
Musical recordings used as fair use commentary:
Autumn Leaves (1991), Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio performing, Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival with Blue Note, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsKBnkI_6Tk.