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Eliot Zigmund – American Jazz Drummer

Eliot Zigmund – American Jazz Drummer!

Eliot Zigmund. Most people know him for being one-third of the Bill Evans Trio.  And projects with Jim Hall, Chet Baker, Michel Petrucciani, Stan Getz other well names. It’s his story that a feature this week on the Craft Records “Gone In 30 Minutes Podcast and video’s Series. Check out the full episode below and see why this trio is such a legacy in the Jazz world.

Some of The Highlights

Some of the highlights include Zigmund describes auditioning for Bill Evans at the Village Vanguard in front of a live audience. Describing the experience of gigging 5-6 nights per week and the art of playing with the incomparable Vince Guaraldi. By Likening his role to that of a carpenter. Eliot shares his thoughts on leaving space and adding color to the immortal Evans’ Trio performances.

Furthermore, Zigmund is not the only guest on this podcast but also Jazz producer Nick Phillips pops in as well.  So, you basically get two great Jazz guests for the price of one! 

Gone in 30 Minutes Podcast

Presenting this unique podcast is Craft Recordings. Meanwhile, Gone in 30 Minutes is a Podcast and Video Series that’s a 25-minute remote interview. Ending with a 5-minute Lightning Round of inventive questions, often leading to delightfully surprising answers. Featuring guests from around the world and throughout the Concord family. While industry veteran host Tom DeSavia, leads guests through a casual conversations about what they’re up to right now. You never know what’s in store for you next!

Host Tom DeSavia is currently SVP of A&R at Concord Music Publishing, based in Los Angeles. DeSavia has also co-authored two bestselling books about the Los Angeles punk rock scene with punk legend John Doe from X, 2016’s “Under the Big Black Sun” and 2019’s “More Fun in the New World”.

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