May 2, 2021
In Podcast 815, saxophonist Vince Herring talked about his recent health struggles, and his enthusiastic new release on Smoke Sessions Records, entitled Preaching to the Choir.
At 56 years of age, he has a lengthy resume, including time with legendary jazz musicians like Lionel Hampton, Horace Silver, Art Blakey, Jack DeJohnette and especially Nat Adderley and Cedar Walton. With over twenty albums as a leader and well over two hundred as a sideman, he stands as one of our finest hard bop inspired players.
Podcast 816 is Part Two of our conversation, as he talks about his Bird at 100 project with Gary Bartz and Bobby Watson, and reminisces about his time with Adderley, Blakey and Walton. Musical selections include "Lover Man" from Bird at 100 and