Will lives in Brooklyn, but he has a special relationship with the Crescent City. He remembers his conversations with the late Dr. John and discusses his frequent collaborations with drummer Stanton Moore, today’s leading torchbearer for traditional New Orleans rhythm.
Will Bernard is one of the most fascinating guitarists of the New York City jazz scene. On one hand, he’s a musical intellectual, with an impressive classical music pedigree. On the other hand, he’s a funky groove player with a particular affinity for New Orleans rhythms.