Mandolinist Jamie Masefield has been the man behind the Jazz Mandolin Project since inception, a group that's seen a host of musicians come through its doors in its 10-year existence.
Following the release of Xenoblast (Blue Note, 2000), which gave the group its biggest push into the limelight, Masefield returned to the independent label scene, releasing a number of fine albums, including last year's The Deep Forbidden Lake (Lenapee, 2005).
AAJ contributor Doug Collette caught up with Masefield during his premiere of an ambitious new multi-media performance based on Tolstoy's How Much Land Does a Man Need?" The result is an intriguing look at an artist for whom there are no apparent boundaries.
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