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Guitarist Pete McCann Interviewed at AAJ

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Pete McCann Jazz guitarist and educator Pete McCann has been a first-call sideman and bandleader on the New York scene for almost twenty years. Possessing a musical style that draws from the blues, jazz and rock genres, McCann's playing and writing styles are as diverse as his influences. Having worked with such world-class performers as Lee Konitz
Lee Konitz
Lee Konitz
b.1927
sax, alto
, Chris Tarry
Chris Tarry
Chris Tarry
b.1970
bass
, Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
Dave Liebman
b.1946
saxophone
, Kenny Garrett
Kenny Garrett
Kenny Garrett
b.1960
sax, alto
, Greg Osby
Greg Osby
Greg Osby
b.1960
saxophone
, Brian Blade
Brian Blade
Brian Blade
b.1970
drums
and the Maria Schneider Orchestra, McCann has appeared on over fifty recordings as a sideman. Alongside these accomplishments, McCann has also released four highly-acclaimed albums under his own name, including Extra Mile ((Nineteen-Eight Records, 2009).

AAJ Contributor Matthew Warnock spoke with McCann about Extra Mile, blurring stylistic lines and how being an educator helps McCann to realize his goals as a performer.

Check out Pete McCann: Looking Forward at AAJ today!


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