The second part of an audio interview with New Orleans pianist, Tom Mcdermott is now up on the interviews page.
If you are interested in exciting New Orleans piano styles you should take a listen. Tom has interesting ways to engage with traditional forms and personalized composition style within those forms.
In part 2, Tom discusses the following:-
Coming to New Orleans for James Booker; the different rhythms in traditional jazz- tresillo, cinquillo; working with Lil Queenie, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band; starting the New Orleans Night Crawlers; what's changed in New Orleans music over the years; loss of older players and lack of replacement; John Cleary; Dave McKenna, Dick Hymen; attempting music journalism; playing with Trolsen, Matt Perrine, Evan Christopher.
Remember- the interviews are available in the itunes store as a free podcast!