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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show

Welcome to Straight No Chaser, the Award-winning Podcast hosted by Jeffrey Siegel

May 24, 2018

Flutist Jamie Baum has created one of the first truly exception jazz recordings of 2018 with the release of Bridges, performed by the Jamie Baum Septet +. A Guggenheim Fellow, Ms. Baum has deftly merged what we classify as “World Music” with jazz in a way that honors both genres. By taking sounds from the Jewish...

May 19, 2018

It’s a great joy for me to find recordings that I’ve not heard before. Maybe they are vintage, maybe brand new but from small labels or self-released. There are a number of blogs much better than mine in doing this kind of crate-digging, especially Marc Myers’ JazzWax. Check it out now! 

It took singer E.J....