Interview with Barbara Dennerlein

Barbara Dennerlein is a  superlative Hammond B3 player, the first person honored as Germany’s Ambassador of Jazz. On the week of her fortieth birthday German television did a retrospective and rebroadcast several concerts she had done over the years, and she was invited to be the sole studio guest on a special “Best of” show with Harold Schmidt [Germany’s David Letterman.]

She’s recorded with an eighty piece orchestra, but she is also at home doing a funky concert as a duo with organ and drums.  She’s aware of her musical legacy and the reputation she’s established, but she’s also open to challenges outside of jazz — from Bach to blues.

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Posted on January 14, 2013, in Podcast and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Interview with Barbara Dennerlein.

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