• Morning Cup of Jazz 1/28/11

    January 28, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Click the photo for your very own Cup of JazzAnother morning, another Morning Cup of Jazz!

    Click through for our daily recap of interesting links and other jazz tidbits. To receive real-time links and updates, follow us on Twitter @wbgo or search the #jazzlinks hashtag. Add "#jazzlinks" to your link tweets to hip us to any interesting content you come across online, too! 

    - Jose James describes his week of shows in Japan with McCoy Tyner

    - George Colligan spins a hilarious "Worst Gig Ever" story

    - The Checkout this week features Mike Moreno, Jason Marsalis and Charles Lloyd

    Coming up today at WBGO:

    - Speaking of Charles Lloyd, we'll be broadcasting his New Quartet (with Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers and Eric Harland) live in concert tomorrow at 8:00 p.m.

    - On Sunday, JazzSet will feature "BBQ": The Brubeck Brothers Quartet from the Detroit Jazz Festival.

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Ronnie Scott

    Bob Moses

    Recordings cut on this date:

    Original Dixieland Jazz Band, "Crazy Blues" -- 1921

    King Oliver, "St. James Infirmary" -- 1930

    Duke Ellington, "Boston Symphony Hall Concert" -- 1943

    Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Young and Charlie Parker (w/ JATP), "Sweet Georgia Brown" -- 1946

    Wes Montgomery, "The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery" -- 1960

    Tommy Flanagan and Hank Jones, "Our Delights" -- 1978

    Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass, "The Brass is Back" -- 1991

    Greg Osby, "Symbols of Light" -- 2001

    Have a hard-swinging day, from all of us at WBGO!

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