The Best of Chops

The Best of Chops
The Best of Chops

Every issue in JazzTimes‘ Chops column, top players and singers talk shop, sharing the secrets of their trade and providing insight into what it takes to be a working jazz artist.

Here are a few of our recent favorite Chops pieces, covering a variety of topics. Steven Bernstein recounts the pleasures and challenges of playing the slide trumpet; Brian Charette examines the styles of five Hammond B-3 organ masters; Will Downing and Lizz Wright give advice on transitioning into jazz singing; and John Patitucci and Jeff Berlin discuss the place of the bass guitar in acoustic jazz.

The Best of Chops
The Best of Chops

The Best of Chops

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