Jazz interview with jazz saxophonist and flautist Carlos Malta. An interview by email in writing, but Carlos Malta sented sound file.
JazzBluesNews.Space: – First let’s start with where you grew up, and what got you interested in music?
JBN.S: – What got you interested in picking up the saxophone and flute?
JBN.S: – What teacher or teachers helped you progress to the level of playing you have today? What made you choose the saxophone and flute?
JBN.S: – How did your sound evolve over time? What did you do to find and develop your sound?
JBN.S: – What practice routine or exercise have you developed to maintain and improve your current musical ability especially pertaining to rhythm?
JBN.S: – Which harmonies and harmonic patterns do you prefer now?
JBN.S: – What do you love most about your new album: <Dreamland>, how it was formed and what you are working on today. Next year your fans like we can wait for a new album?
JBN.S: – Which are the best ten jazz albums for you this 2017 year?
JBN.S: – Many aspiring musicians are always looking for advice when navigating thru the music business. Is there any piece of advice you can offer to aspiring students or even your peers that you believe will help them succeed and stay positive in this business?
JBN.S: – Аnd furthermore, can jazz be a business today or someday?
JBN.S: – How can we get young people interested in jazz when most of the standard tunes are half a century old?
JBN.S: – John Coltrane said that music was his spirit. How do you understand the spirit and the meaning of life?
JBN.S: – What are your expectations of the future? What brings you fear or anxiety?
JBN.S: – What’s the next musical frontier for you?
JBN.S: – Are there any similarities between jazz and world music, including folk music?
JBN.S: – Who do you find yourself listening to these days?
JBN.S: – What’s your current setup?
JBN.S: – And if you want, you can congratulate jazz and blues listeners on Christmas and Happy New Year.
Interview by Simon Sargsyan