Chris (Jazz Cypher) – Interview (Part 2)

by Emilio Pérez Miguel on July 31, 2011

This is the last part of the interview with Chris, the founder of social networking site Jazz Cypher. Here we talk about his whole musical background, and these artists he enjoys more.

And this link will take you to the first part of the interview (the one where we talk about Jazz Cypher itself).

 

PART II

MUSIC & YOU

 

When did you become interested in music? What was the first album or single you ever purchased?

I’ve always been interested in music. Always into hip hop. Never an over-the-top jazz fan.

Are you in a band yourself, or have you been in a band in the past? Is there a clip on YouTube or elsewhere we could watch?

No, I don’t play anymore but I used to play the drums.

Musical likes and dislikes? Favorite artists?

Primarily hip hop and R & B, but I can appreciate great music from any genre.

As you know, I’m more of a rock & roll fan. Which artists (or artists) would you advise me to get in order to start building a true understanding and appreciation of these genres you like best?

Try Don Glanden and The Roots.

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