• Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield Talks With Michael Bourne

    November 22, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Trumpeter Irvin Mayfield talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about his career and the tenth anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. Enjoy!


  • David Amram with Michael Bourne on Clearwater Award

    November 3, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    David Amram, one of the most open-eared and open-hearted musical artists in the world, came to WBGO for a talk with Michael Bourne.  He’s being honored with the “Power of Song” Award from the Clearwater Foundation at a stellar gathering Friday November 9 at Symphony Space in Manhattan.

    Pete Seeger, founder of Clearwater, will present the award and perform alongside other friends of David, including  Paquito D’Rivera, Henry Butler, Guy Davis, Josh White Jr, and young musicians premiering a new Amram composition.  Also premiering at the event will be the documentary film “David Amram: The First 80 Years."

    Amram (left) with Pete Seeger and Dizzy Gillespie in 1985, photo courtesy of the artist

  • Saxophonist Tia Fuller Talks About "Angelic Warrior"

    October 17, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

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    Saxophonist Tia Fuller talks with WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton about her new album, Angelic Warrior, experiences leading an all-women band and touring with pop star Beyoncé. Enjoy!