The Craig Fahle Show

Saxophonist Joshua Redman on Jazz Fest Lineup

Wednesday April 16, 2014

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Internationally renowned saxophonist and 2014 artist in residence Joshua Redman sits down with Craig to share news about this year's musical lineup and his involvement in the upcoming 35th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival. "It's a rare treat to have the chance to play at the Detroit Jazz Fest," Redman tells Craig, and what he enjoys most is the intergenerational exchange that happens among festival attendees. While the schedule details have not been released yet, the Labor Day weekend lineup includes world-class performances from jazz icons like Marcus Belgrave, the Christian McBride Trio, Ron Carter and Stanley Clarke just to name a few. Redman is also working on several themes to incorporate into the festival this year, inclduing the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.