Bandleader Steve Call was recently featured on Public Radio International’s “Studio 360″, where he shared how his love affair with the tuba came about.
Steve’s jazz tuba CD, The Joint is Jumpin’, is now available. Click here to order today! In collaboration with San Francisco Bay Area stride pianist, Jeff Hamilton and Southern California trumpeter Bryan Shaw, Steve romps through a bunch of Fats Waller tunes and other jazz standards of the Swing Era. We hope you enjoy the relaxed, off the cuff versions of these classic tunes. Here are some samples.
Royal Garden Blues
The Joint is Jumpin’
Black and Tan Fantasy
Puttin’ on the Ritz
Wondering why everyone keeps talking about jazz and cows? Check out the official video below to see how it all started on a little hill in France.
Don’t miss the clip on Good Morning America (skip to 2:00):
We were spotlighted on the Japanese network NHK! See the video (in Japanese) below. Jump to about 3:27.