Friday 15 February 2008

Carla Bley: On Leading A Band

Talkin' Jazz interview from 1997.

Some shy and nervous words of inspiration from Carla Bley, on the terrors of public performance, on making handicaps for herself just to get through a show, about leading a big-band in a man's small-combo world, about making mistakes and nervous fumbles and about why she still MUST do, because otherwise it just won't get done ...