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The Jazz Session #251: Ben Allison

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Bassist Ben Allison delivers an original and exciting take on tunes by everyone from Samuel Barber to Neil Young to Thelonious Monk on his new CD, Action-Refraction (Palmetto, 2011). In this interview, Allison talks about an iPhone app that changed the sound palette on his new record; two musicians whove joined him for the first time on this CD; and how he deals with the lyrical content of these songs in his instrumental arrangements. NOTE: This episode contains an advanced preview of the new CD, which will be in stores on April 12, 2011.

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