Rodney Franks had a phone conversation with Christian Sands in advance of his trio’s appearance at Dazzle at Baur’s on Saturday, August 14.

Rodney and Christian discussed the influence of martial arts that lead to him naming his most recent album after the philosophy of the iconic Bruce Lee, “Be Water.”

Also in the chat, a conversation about new contributors to the great American songbook, and what to expect from the explosive trio composed of pianist Sands, bassist Yasushi Nakamura and drummer Clarence Penn.

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