WBGO Blog
  • The Checkout: Live from Berklee Presents Chihiro Yamanaka

    October 18, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO is proud to present pianist Chihiro Yamanaka live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, at the Berklee College of Music in Boston tonight at 8 p.m. Co-presented by WBGO, NPR Music, and Berklee, the series brings critically acclaimed, New York-based Berklee alumni back to their alma mater for concerts. They will also be archived, and available for on-demand listening, at NPRmusic.org, and WBGO. Watch the concert live or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join in our chat below with Patrick Jarenwattananon and Tim Wilkins.

    If you like what you hear, tune in to our sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Yamanaka and other up-and-coming performers. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!

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  • Dave Douglas performance photos

    September 20, 2012. Posted by Brandy Wood.

    Below are photos from last night's live broadcast of Dave Douglas during The Checkout: Live at 92Y Tribeca, hosted by Josh Jackson.

    WBGO is able to bring listeners unique performances like the one last night thanks in large part to the support of members.

    We are in the midst of our Fall fund raiser, and today (September 20), every member contribution goes further. Anyone who pledges today has the power to help WBGO DOUBLE the impact, thanks to the great folks who have donated to the WBGO Challenge Fund.

    On Match Day your pledge is matched dollar for dollar.

    If you appreciate the content that only WBGO can bring you, please support the station today. This is the only Match Day of our fall fund drive.

  • Live at 92Y Tribeca: Dave Douglas Quintet with Aoife O'Donovan

    September 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO is proud to present trumpeter Dave Douglas live from the 92Y Tribeca tonight at 8 p.m. with saxophonist Jon Irabagon, Linda Oh on bass, Rudy Royston on drum, Matt Mitchell on keyboards and special guest Aoife O'Donovan on vocals. The group will play selections from their just-released CD, Be Still. Watch the concert live or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join in our chat below with Patrick Jarenwattananon and Tim Wilkins. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!

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