The Third Story is a weekly podcast featuring long-form interviews with creative people of all types, hosted by me, Leo Sidran.
Their stories of discovery, loss, ambition, identity, improvisation, risk, and reward are deeply moving and compelling for all of us as we embark on our own creative journeys.
Most recent episode: Mob Town Tour Vol. 3 - Is Jazz Still Regional
Recent Podcast Episodes:
The third installment of the Mob Town Tour. This week: Milwaukee! What does it mean to have a bunch of creative people leaning in the same direction, or speaking in the same accent, and what brings that on? Particularly today, is it possible retain local flavor and speak a regional dialect in a global world?
The second installment of the Mob Town Tour series settles in for a weekend at the Green Mill in Chicago. Notably, the club's owner Dave Jemilo explains why "we're not trying to be cool, we just are."
The first in a series of road documentaries capturing our journey, some conversations about it and what it means. Notably it features an in depth conversation with Minneapolis based jazz saxophone player Irv Williams, the oldest working jazz musician alive.
Morgan James has a soulful voice. But although she has a classic sound, fed by by the likes of Chaka Khan, Nina Simone and Eva Cassidy, she has a modern career. Her path has been completely unexpected, unpredictable, and in some ways unbelievable.