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The Jazz Session #244: Nicholas Urie

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Nicholas Urie Nicholas Uries new album, My Garden (Red Piano Records, 2011), features his settings of the poems of Charles Bukowski. In this interview, Urie talks about his identification with Bukowski, who, like Urie, spent much of his life in Los Angeles; the challenges of setting Bukowskis non-lyrical poems; and the even greater challenge of getting the rights to use Bukowskis work in the first place.


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