May 2, 2014. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Jeff and John Clayton talk with WBGO's Michael Bourne about their album L.A. Treasures with the Clayton-Hamilton Big Band and performances at New York's Jazz Standard May 1 through May 4. Enjoy!
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April 25, 2014. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Bandleader Ed Palermo talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about his new Cuneiform album, Oh No! Not Jazz!! and his approach to big band arrangements and interpreting the music of Frank Zappa and Todd Rundgren. Enjoy!
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April 18, 2014. Posted by Brandy Wood.
For our fifth consecutive year, WBGO is pleased to extend to you an invitation to Jazz on the Mountain at the historic Mohonk Mountain House, January 16-19, 2015 in the scenic Catskills.
Celebrating 16 years at Mohonk, WBGO’s Michael Bourne will host this stellar program – a four-day musical extravaganza over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Friday, January 16
9 pm – Dave Stryker’s "Eight-Track"
Saturday, January 17
11am – Guy Davis (great for all ages!)
3 pm – Martin Wind group
9 pm – Cat Russell, LaTanya Hall & Carolyn Leonhart
Sunday, January 18
11 am – Scott Robinson group
3 pm – Steven Bernstein & Henry Butler
9 pm – Chris Brubeck's “Triple Play”
Monday, January 19
11 am – JAM session
Performance schedule subject to change.
• welcome reception on Friday evening
• private dinner with Michael Bourne, musicians and WBGO guests on Saturday
• WBGO/Mohonk Mountain House scavenger hunt on Sunday afternoon
Location: Mohonk Mountain House is a National Historic Landmark located just 90 miles north of New York City at 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
Three (3) nights Single Occupancy: $1,525
Three (3) nights Double Occupancy: $2,225
Additional guest nightly rate: Under 4 – Stay Free; 4-12 yrs. old - $110.00; 13 & over - $196.00
*These rates are inclusive of a 12% service charge. Tax is excluded for WBGO guests only.
Whether you are planning a family outing, a romantic retreat, a weekend with friends or a self-exploration getaway, the Mountain House has activities for all! The WBGO package includes: bountiful breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets – or dinner as a traditional served meal, afternoon tea and cookies and all associated gratuities. Guests receive amenities such as wireless internet access, ice-skating, skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing and use of the indoor heated swimming pool and comprehensive fitness center.
Reservations: Please call Mohonk at 1-844-602-5011 and mention WBGO. Once you make your reservation, a $500 deposit is requested to WBGO. Check payable to WBGO/Newark Public Radio, Attn: Travel & Events, 54 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102, or contact WBGO to pay by credit card via 973-624-8880 x269 or email email@example.com. Full payment will be due November 14.
Cancellation policy: A $500 deposit should be received by WBGO shortly after booking. Please note that holiday weekends require 7 day advance notice of cancellation/change in order to receive a deposit refund, less a $125 fee per room.
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