Matthew Shipp

Talkhouse Contributing Writer Matthew Shipp is a pianist and composer. You can visit his website here.

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Matthew Shipp Talks Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette’s Somewhere

By Matthew Shipp | April 23, 2015

Matthew Shipp Talks Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette’s Somewhere

I have struggled long and hard to evaluate the position that Keith Jarrett's music occupies in the hierarchy of the jazz industry. I have always...

Matthew Shipp Talks Herbie Hancock’s Memoir Possibilities, and Not Dying for Your Art

By Matthew Shipp | January 24, 2015

Matthew Shipp Talks Herbie Hancock’s Memoir Possibilities, and Not Dying for Your Art

The tale of a tech geek with a thirst for fame, Herbie Hancock's new autobiography "might shed some light on why jazz is so fucked up nowadays."

Matthew Shipp Talks Harvey Mason’s Chameleon

By Matthew Shipp | May 21, 2014

Matthew Shipp Talks Harvey Mason’s Chameleon

Wow, this is a nice one. There are so many qualities that make Harvey Mason’s Chameleon a successful album, that it is hard to find a place...

Matthew Shipp Talks Chick Corea’s The Vigil

By Matthew Shipp | October 25, 2013

Matthew Shipp Talks Chick Corea’s The Vigil

Wow. The Talkhouse has asked me back to write about another record. Someone must have gotten something out of the piece I did on Keith Jarrett's ...