Welcome back to JamBase's new weekend triple shot that celebrates super gifted folks that play the holy heck out of their instruments for our listening pleasure. We began this new segment last week with Jeff Beck (check it out here) and continue this week with Widespread Panic lead guitarist and illustrious alumni of Aquarium Rescue Unit, Jazz Is Dead, Phil Lesh & Friends and more, Jimmy Herring. The mind of a jazz technician and the soul of a ragged bluesman, Herring is satisfying in ways both cerebral and visceral. Here's a taste of the man in his element.
I love jazz because it is the only existing music style which let you
I was first exposed to jazz by Gunther Hampel in Hamburg, around 1972.
I met Ornette Coleman, Butch Morris, Karl Berger, Michel Camilo, a.o.
The best show I ever attended was Salif Keita at the Blue Note in
The first jazz record I bought was the Tony Scott and Hozan Yamamoto
My advice to new listeners: when you listen to my music, please be a
part of it.