Jazz Currents: In The Studio With Randy Napoleon

Jun 23, 2017

Randy Napoleon
Credit Cybelle Codish

Jazz guitarist Randy Napoleon, a soloist and collaborator with Freddy Cole and Michael Bublé, visits with Jazz Currents host Keith Hall for an hour of music and conversation in the Takeda Studio at WMUK. They cover a wide range of topics, including Napoleon's upbringing in Ann Arbor, Michigan; his move to New York City to pursue a career in jazz, his breakthrough gigs, and how his technique contributes to his sound. Napoleon also plays a selection of standards and originals.  


Randy Napoleon has released four albums. He now lives in Michigan, and is an assistant professor of jazz guitar at Michigan State University. 

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