Our very own Phil Mattson is featured in a deluxe two part interview and broadcast as 2 episodes on YouTube. It is a special program from advocate David Cummings on KFAI. In addition to Phil, it also interviews Sheridan Zuther and Les Block. It looks at Phil's huge legacy and in particular his fabulous vocal arrangements over decades now. Heavy on jazz with intricate vocalese passages. Stories about his career and the work he has brought to life with the Phil Mattson Singers, and the PM Singers among others.
If you are working on your laptop, cue it up and take it in over an hour or two. Great music from a great man. Takes great chops to do his material well! From Duluth, to Brainerd to the world at large. From swing choir to vocal jazz.
Phil Mattson interview part 1
Phil Mattson interview part 2