Take Five Interview – All About Jazz

I recently did an interview for All About Jazz for their Take Five series:

I’ve consciously avoided playing jazz standards. Listening to guitarists like Marc Ribot and Mary Halvorson, the music initially sounds really random. But when you get into their music, it’s not! This made me think about how I play and led me to seek an off-kilter sound—as atonal as possible without straying outside a scale or mode. I also practice completely free-form passages without regard to any scales. That finds its way back into my playing and connects the diatonic bits…sometimes…

Read the full interview here.