Bone2Pick Interviews

Phil Wilson

Phil Wilson

The phone rings in my office. It’s Rudy Van Gelder! He says . . . did you write Basically Blues . . . yes I did . . . well Buddy Rich just recorded it. Where do we send the check?

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Steve Davis

Steve Davis

Freddie’s feel, his time, his sound, just the spirit and essence of his playing. . . if I could play one phrase as great as what I just heard, that’s it! I could just retire!

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Dennis Mackrel

Dennis Mackrel

Writing for McCoy was great. You could be the saddest arranger in the world. . . you could write nothing, but when he plays it, it sounds great!

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Jim Self

Jim Self

The real art in music is composing and improvising. There’s nothing else. I wanted in my life to somehow get better in those fields.

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