WBGO Blog
  • The Checkout Live from Berklee: Walter Smith III

    March 7, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO presents saxophonist Walter Smith III live from the Red Room at Cafe 939 at the Berklee College of Music in Boston on Thursday, March 7 at 8 p.m.

    The Checkout – Live at Berklee brings critically acclaimed, New York-based Berklee alumni back to their alma mater for concerts. Smith will be joined in the concert by fellow Berklee alumnus Matt Stevens on guitar, bassist Harish Raghavan, Taylor Eigsti on piano, and Clarence Penn on drums.

    Watch the concert live right here or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join the conversation below.

    Like WBGO's other live broadcasts every month, these shows live on in our video archive and at NPRmusic.org.

    If you like what you hear, tune in to WBGO's sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Smith, his bandmates and other cutting-edge performers. Enjoy!

  • Live From 92Y Tribeca: Orrin Evans, Tim Green

    February 20, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO's The Checkout presented pianist Orrin Evans and saxophonist Tim Green live from the 92Y Tribeca on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.
    Watch video from this event and review the conversation with hosts from WBGO and NPRMusic.org below.

    If you like what you hear, visit The Checkout's show page for interviews and studio sessions hosted by Josh Jackson. WBGO's online stream for new music, The Jazz Bee,, also regularly features 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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  • Live From The Village Vanguard: Chris Potter's Sirens

    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.

    Like WBGO's other live broadcasts every month from the Berklee College of Music and the 92Y Tribeca, these shows live on in our video archive and at NPRmusic.org.

    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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