At first, ber-bassist Jay Leonhart and acclaimed trombonist Wycliffe Gordon seem an unlikely pair. Visually, they look like the Anglo poet and the star linebacker; chronologically, they're at least a generation apart. But they are both immensely talented, and their personal and musical rapport transcends any other differences between them. As relaxed and amiable as the oldest of friends, they trade their superb musicianship as naturally as conversation.
AAJ contributor Dr. Judith Schlesinger managed to get the two together in the same room for a relaxed conversation that's as warm, witty and full of surprises as their first album together, This Rhythm On My Mind.
Check out Wycliffe Gordon and Jay Leonhart: Humor in Harmony at AAJ today!