WBGO Blog
  • WBGO JAM 2016: William Paterson University Jazz Septet

    April 25, 2016. Posted by Corey Goldberg.

    William Paterson University's Jazz Septet stops in for a live session and interview as WBGO continues its Jazz Appreciation Month celebration.

    Hear this group and other top student ensembles featured on 88.3 FM throughout the month of April.

    Keep watching the blog for more complete JAM sessions all month long.

    wp jam 2016William Paterson University Jazz Septet, Bill Charlap, director

    1) Dance of the Infidels (Bud Powell, arr. Rene Rosnes)
    2) Search for Peace (McCoy Tyner)
    3) Dolphin Dance (Herbie Hancock)

    Tom Killackey, trumpet
    Danny Raycraft, alto saxophone
    Abel Mireles, tenor saxophone
    Nick Masters, piano
    Yongsun Hyun, guitar
    Connor Koch, bass
    Matt Niedbalski, drums

  • WBGO JAM 2016: SUNY Purchase Ornette Coleman Ensemble

    April 6, 2016. Posted by Corey Goldberg.

    WBGO's celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month continues with the SUNY Purchase Ornette Coleman Ensemble performing an in-studio concert devoted to their namesake's compositions.

    Hear them and other top student ensembles featured on 88.3 FM throughout the month of April.

    Keep watching the blog for more complete JAM sessions all month long.

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    Purchase College Jazz Studies Ornette Coleman Ensemble, directed by Pete Malinverni

    1) Tears Inside
    2) Chronology
    3) Lonely Woman
    4) Blues Connotation

    Sebastian Gil - Trumpet
    Nick Green - Alto Saxophone
    Alex Frondelli - Guitar
    Albert Ahlf - Piano
    Mikey Migliore - Bass
    Zach Berns – Drums

  • WBGO JAM 2016: NJ City University Tenor Conclave Combo

    April 4, 2016. Posted by Corey Goldberg.

    NJ City University's Tenor Conclave Combo continues WBGO's celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month with a live performance and interview with our own Nicole Sweeney.

    Hear them and other top student ensembles featured on 88.3 FM throughout the month of April.

    Keep watching the blog for more complete JAM sessions all month long.

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    NJCU Tenor Conclave Combo, directed by Walt Weiskopf

    1) Like Sonny (composed by John Coltrane)
    2) Moose the Mooche (composed by Charlie Parker)
    3) Resolution (composed by John Coltrane)

    Diego Ferreira - Tenor Sax
    Cristiano Ludwig - Tenor Sax
    Cesar Haas - Guitar
    Anthony Bianco - Bass
    Michael Yaw – Drums

  • WBGO JAM 2016: Rutgers Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble Performs Live

    April 1, 2016. Posted by Corey Goldberg.

    Rutgers Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble kicks off WBGO's Jazz Appreciation Month celebration. Hear their live in-studio performance and interview with Nicole Sweeney and tune in to 88.3 FM to hear them and other student ensembles featured throughout April.

    Keep watching our blog all month long for more complete JAM sessions showcasing the next generation of jazz stars.

    RU JAM2016

    Rutgers Afro-Caribbean Jazz Ensemble, directed by Bill O’Connell

    1) Hot Jambalaya (composed by Bill O'Connell)
    2) Picadillo (composed by Tito Puente, arranged by Bill O'Connell)

    Yunior Terry Cabrera, Bass
    James Nascimento, Bass
    Dom Palombi, Drums/Percussion
    Benjamin Cureton, Drums/Percussion
    Greg Riss, Percussion
    Michael Berry, Piano
    John Donathan,Tenor Sax
    Mike Benson, Tenor Sax
    Stephen Justice, Trombone
    Anthony Fazio, Trumpet

  • Cyrille Aimée Gets Lost With Michael Bourne

    February 24, 2016. Posted by Josh Landes.

    Modern-day chanteuse Cyrille Aimée swings by WBGO to play some fresh songs as well as to discuss her recent album "Let's Get Lost" on Singers Unlimited with Michael Bourne. You'll even hear her take on a certain C.C.R. classic!

    Cyrille Aimee