February 20, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
WBGO's The Checkout is proud to present pianist Orrin Evans and saxophonist Tim Green live from the 92Y Tribeca on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m., hosted by Josh Jackson. Watch the concert live here or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join in our chat below.
If you like what you hear, visit The Checkout's show page for interviews and studio sessions hosted by Josh Jackson, and tune in to our sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Evans, Green and other artists at the cutting edge of jazz. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!
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February 6, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
WBGO presents saxophonist Chris Potter's Sirens project live from the Village Vanguard on Wednesday, February 6 at 9 p.m. Potter will be joined in the concert, of material inspired by Homer's Odyssey, by Ethan Iverson on piano, Larry Grenadier on bass and Eric Harland on drums.
Watch the concert live or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join the conversation below with Patrick Jarenwattananon and Tim Wilkins.
If you like what you hear, tune in to WBGO's sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Potter and other cutting-edge performers. Enjoy!
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January 31, 2013. Posted by Brandy Wood.
WBGO presents saxophonist Jaleel Shaw Live from the Red Room at Cafe 939, at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, on Thursday, February 7 at 8 p.m. Shaw will be joined in the concert by fellow Berklee alumnus Lawrence Fields on piano, bassist Boris Kozlov, and drummer Johnathan Blake.
Watch the concert live right here or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join the conversation below.
If you like what you hear, tune in to WBGO's sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Shaw and other cutting-edge performers. Enjoy!
The Checkout – Live at Berklee brings critically acclaimed, New York-based Berklee alumni back to their alma mater for concerts. Shaw is a member of the Roy Haynes Quartet and the Mingus Big Band, and has performed with Christian McBride, Jason Moran, Stefon Harris, Roy Hargrove, Dave Holland, Jimmy Cobb, and more.
Upon graduating from high school in his native Philadelphia, Shaw received a full-tuition scholarship to attend Berklee, where he graduated with degrees in music education and performance. At Berklee, he received the Billboard Endowed Scholarship, two Woodwind Department Awards, the Outstanding Student Teacher Award, and the Boston Jazz Society Award. Shaw then earned a master's in jazz performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
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