Morning Cup of Jazz 1/28/11
January 28, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.
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- Jose James describes his week of shows in Japan with McCoy Tyner
- George Colligan spins a hilarious "Worst Gig Ever" story
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:
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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