Writer Ashley Kahn talks about how he became a jazz and music writer, as well as about how he decides on the subject for a book. This In Person with JazzTimes interview took place backstage inside Fort Adams at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Interview by Lee Mergner. Video by Melissa Mergner. Audio by Jen Kim. Special thanks to Carolyn McClair, Melanie Nanez, Dan Melnick, Deborah Ross and the staff of George Wein Productions.