Paul Bley
Interview April 11, 2000

Back to Main Menu

Chris Comer talked to the influential and iconic free-jazz pianist Paul Bley in April 2000. Since the 1950's Paul Bley's career has spanned many stylistic changes in jazz and Mr. Bley has a unique perspective on the ongoing history of jazz. In this lengthy interview Chris and Paul discuss the roots of free jazz, and Bley's role in the timeline of jazz history. Paul discusses his collaborations with other well known jazz musicians he has worked with over the years. Paul also talks about rap music and poetry and his thoughts on the future of jazz.

Paul Bley Page on ECM Records

content © 2007 - 2009 Chris Comer / art & design © Aaron Butler