Kinds of Love is a celebration and meditation on the myriad of forms that love has taken in the pianist's life. The staggering all-star quintet that Rosnes assembled for the occasion – saxophonist Chris Potter, bassist Christian McBride, drummer Carl Allen, and percussionist Rogério Boccato – represent a deep web of friendships and collaborations stretching back decades in some cases. The recording date marked one of their first times back in a studio after the long dry spell of 2020, and Rosnes seized the opportunity…
In May 2009, Renee Rosnes sat down with jazz journalist Will Friedwald for a three-hour, two-part videotaped interview at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as part of the Duke Jazz Oral Histories project, established by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. This captivating, all-encompassing conversation has been archived is available for viewing at the New York Public Library (40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY, 10023).