286: Ben Allison on streaming, crowdsourcing, and DIY artist life Dec. 14, 2016

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Ben Allison is the ultimate DIY jazz artist , blending jazz, rock, folk, and 20th century classical music into sonically compelling tapestries. His 11 albums have garnered considerable critical acclaim, and he has toured the world extensively with his groups The Ben Allison Band, Think Free, The Easy Way Trio, Peace Pipe, and Medicine Wheel. #### For his latest album with Think Free, Ben decided to try a new approach to funding it: crowdsourcing. His campaign ends December 28th, and he is closing in on his funding goal. ### We dig into all kinds of topics like: * the many …

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