Ben Jaffe may have grown up with a father who was a bit older than the other dads, but
his record collection was far more comprehensive and it gave the younger Jaffe
a wider musical palette to draw from. Raised on Art Blakey, classical music
and blues, Jaffe’s wide array of tastes are all over his new album Oh, Wild Ocean Of Love.
The honey honey guitarists’ solo debut will be out in early 2018, but he shares
two new tracks from the record that are featured on today’s show.
Alex and Ben talk about L.A. Confidential, Caleb Carr, Paul Simon and how having curiosity
can push us artistically.