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Frank Gehry: Jazz Inspired

Judy Carmichael's 1999 interview with the noted architect about how jazz relates to architecture

Frank Gehry

I met architect Frank Gehry in 1989 right before he won the prestigious Pritzker Prize, often called the “Nobel Prize of architecture.” I was fortunate to be along on the trip to Japan where Frank was awarded that honor.

Frank was already an architectural rock star when I asked him to be one of my original 13 guests on Jazz Inspired. He immediately said yes without asking me anything about the show, which was an extremely generous gesture considering his insanely busy schedule. He had a line of people waiting to see him the day we got together, each ready to claw me out of the way to get their Gehry moment.

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