Saxophonist Bob Sheppard On Finding Focus During the Pandemic

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LACMA @ Home presents videos and podcasts that help reconnect artists and audiences even though the museum is currently closed. Jazz at LACMA: Meet the Musicians is a podcast hosted by Mitch Glickman and featuring musicians who would have performed during the 29th season of LACMA's concert series Jazz at LACMA.

Title: Jazz at LACMA: Meet the Musicians - Bob Sheppard
Presented by: LACMA
Originally aired: May 2020
Host: Mitch Glickman
Guest: Bob Sheppard

In this episode of Jazz at LACMA: Meet the Musicians, Mitch Glickman speaks with multi-instrumentalist Bob Sheppard. Bob Sheppard speaks of his early career, his mentor Freddie Hubbard, and his musical abilities. He also expresses how the pandemic has affected the ability to focus on projects and how it has produced a need for social interaction that is usually taken for granted.

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About the Series
Jazz at LACMA's 29th season is on hold but you can listen to interviews and music from the artists from the 2020 line-up in a new podcast hosted by LACMA's Mitch Glickman.


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