Morning Cup of Jazz 2/1/11
February 1, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.
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Coming up today at WBGO:
- Josh Jackson and the rest of the crew prepare for this Wednesday's broadcast of Aaron Goldberg's debut at the Village Vanguard. Hear some of Josh's recent interview with Aaron tonight on The Checkout. Also featured: Dymaxion Quartet and Tigran Hamyasan.
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
James P. Johnson -- 1894
Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton -- 1904
Joshua Redman -- 1969
Joe Sample -- 1939
Recordings cut on this date:
Louis Armstrong, "Bessie Couldn't Help It" -- 1930
Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grapelli, "Nocturne" -- 1938
Art Tatum, "I Know That You Know" -- 1944
Horace Silver, "Finger Poppin' With the Horace Silver Quintet" -- 1959
Ben Webster, "Ben Webster Meets Don Byas" -- 1968
Michel Camilo, "Michel Camilo" -- 1988
Kenny Barron, "Other Places" -- 1993
George Colligan, "Desire" -- 2000
It may be the shortest month of the year, but we hope this helps you make it groove just a little harder.
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