Craig Pilo and Ryan Cohan 11/13/2013


Chicago Jazz Revealed with Mike Jeffers..Heard on 90.9 FM WDCB at 9pm on Wednesdays.

This week on the show Mike talks with longtime friend and drummer for Frankie Valli, Craig Pilo. Since this is the podcast version they joke around, talk about the how Craig got the gig with Frankie, the importance of being a versatile player and of course, because it is Craig Pilo....The Boston Red Sox.

Also on the show is pianist and composer Ryan Cohan. Ryan discusses his new release"The River" and talks about how he traveled to Africa and toured for several weeks and was inspired to write the music for the recording. Cohan offers a very fascinating description of the cultures he encountered and the depth that it inspired him.

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