• Morning Cup of Jazz 2/2/11

    February 2, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

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

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    Recent Jazzlinks:

    - Patrick Jarenwattananon with a take on the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra's recent D.C. performance.

    - It's a couple of months old, but this Checkout video of Avishai Cohen's Triveni is still awesome.

    - This week, The Checkout features Aaron Goldberg (with additional web-only content!), Tigran Hamyasan (below) and Dymaxion Quartet.

    Coming up today at WBGO:

    - Josh Jackson and the rest of the crew prepare for tonight's broadcast of Aaron Goldberg's debut at the Village Vanguard. Hear some of Josh's recent interview with the trio from The Checkout.

    - Contribute to our Winter Fund Drive and you could win two contests!

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Stan Getz -- 1927

    Sonny Stitt -- 1924

    James Blood Ulmer -- 1942

    Recordings cut on this date:

    Duke Ellington, "It Don't Mean a Thing" -- 1932

    Count Basie Sextet, "You Can Depend on Me" -- 1939

    Art Tatum, "Sweet Lorraine" -- 1953

    Chick Corea, "Return to Forever" -- 1972

    Joe Pass, "Blues for Fred" -- 1988

    Freddie Bryant, "Boogaloo Brasiliero" -- 1999

    Aaron Goldberg, "Unfolding" -- 2000

    Jeff Hamilton Trio, "Symbiosis" -- 2009

    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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