"It's music getting as close to language as possible." Jaar dissects his love for the legendary jazz pianist in this video from Bloc, the latest in a series that shows the festival's headliners discussing their influences.
The Clown and Sunset boss tells The Guardian why he housed his label's new compilation in an aluminium cube, and discusses his intention to remain on independent imprints—"I'm never going to sign for a major label, period."
The NY times talks improvisation, inspirations and the creative process with your 2011 Live Act of the year. And yes, amazingly all this while still studying comparative literature at Brown University.