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Speakin’ My Piece / Jazz in Europe with Dekel Bor – Season 2

A weekly series of video conversations and performances with top jazz artists

Dekel Bor
Dekel Bor

JazzTimes, in association with Ropeadope Records and Shure, is pleased to announce the second season of Speakin’ My Piece, an online video series hosted by Israeli guitarist Dekel Bor. Premiering live weekly on Facebook and YouTube, the series features casual yet in-depth artist-to-artist conversations about music and life with some of the top names in jazz today.

Speakin’ My Piece airs Thursdays at 3 PM ET (with exceptions noted below) on JazzTimesFacebook page and YouTube channel, as well as on Bor’s and Ropeadope’s Facebook pages and YouTube channels. Past episodes will be archived on this page. Go here to watch episodes from season 1, including conversations with John Scofield, Terri Lyne Carrington, Christian McBride, Keyon Harrold, and 12 other key players in the jazz world.

Beginning May 6, Speakin’ My Piece will alternate from week to week with Jazz in Europe, a new live performance series hosted by Bor and featuring his trio with bassist Josh Ginsburg and drummer Tobian Backhaus, plus a new guest artist every episode.

The current season schedule is as follows.

April 15 — Speakin’ My Piece: Jack DeJohnette (1 PM ET – partial recording only due to livestream audio glitches)

April 22 — Speakin’ My Piece: Peter Bernstein

April 29 — Speakin’ My Piece: Ben Wendel

May 6 — Jazz in Europe: Hans Glawischnig with the Dekel Bor Trio (New York)

May 13 — Speakin’ My Piece: Jeremy Pelt

May 20 — Jazz in Europe: Sebastian Studnitzki with the Dekel Bor Trio (Berlin)

May 27 — Speakin’ My Piece: Vijay Iyer

June 3 — Jazz in Europe: Tom Ollendorff with the Dekel Bor Trio (London)

June 10 — Speakin’ My Piece: Melissa Aldana

June 17 — Jazz in Europe: Bodek Janke with the Dekel Bor Trio (Poland)

June 24 —  Speakin’ My Piece: Billy Hart

July 1 — Jazz in Europe: TBA with the Dekel Bor Trio (location pending)

July 8 —  Speakin’ My Piece: David Torn

July 15 — Jazz in Europe: Anat Fort with the Dekel Bor Trio (Tel Aviv)

July 22 — Speakin’ My Piece: Aaron Parks

July 29 — Jazz in Europe: Mira Awad with the Dekel Bor Trio (Rameh)

Future episodes of Speakin’ My Piece and Jazz in Europe with Dekel Bor will be announced soon.

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