WBGO Blog
  • Morning Cup of Jazz 2/17/11

    February 17, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Today at WBGO:

    - Newark mayor Cory Booker joins us for Newark Today at 8 p.m.

    - This week's edition of The Checkout, featuring Part One of "Houstonians in NYC" from 92Y Tribeca, is now available online.

    - Tonight at 6:30, Piano Jazz features Tania Maria in a Latin-themed hour of music.

    - This week, WBGO is airing "Lift Every Voice!" a special documentary series that celebrates the rich African American choral music tradition. In case you miss it, the full series will appear later this week right here at the blog.

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  • Morning Cup of Jazz 2/16/11

    February 16, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Today at WBGO:

    - This week's edition of The Checkout, featuring Part One of "Houstonians in NYC" from 92Y Tribeca, is now available online.

    - Tonight at 6:30, JazzSet features Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro-Latin Orchestra at Newport. Arturo gives a blistering set with trumpeter Jon Faddis as special guest.

    - And at 7:30, World Vision Report brings the latest update on Egypt.

    - This week, WBGO is airing "Lift Every Voice!" a special documentary series that celebrates the rich African American choral music tradition. In case you miss it, the full series will appear later this week right here at the blog.

    - Race car driver Chase Mattioli sat down with host Doug Doyle for Sports Jam to talk about what motivates the 21-year old to excel on and off the race track.

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  • Morning Cup of Jazz 2/15/11

    February 15, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    photo by Stéphane Bazart
    photo by Stéphane Bazart

    Today at WBGO:

    - Thanks to everyone who helped make our pledge drive a smashing success! If you missed out, though, you can pledge support online anytime.

    - Tonight at 6:30, The Checkout features Part One of "Houstonians in NYC" from 92Y Tribeca: Leron Thomas, Kendrick Scott Oracle, Alan Hampton and Erimaj.

    - And at 7:30, Latino USA looks at the recent AOL/Huffington Post merger and its impact on minority communities.

    - Are you following Evening Jazz DJ Awilda Rivera on Twitter yet?

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