Morning Cup of Jazz 2/22/11
February 22, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.
Today at WBGO:
- WBGO aired "Lift Every Voice!" a special documentary series that celebrates the rich African American choral music tradition, last week. Check back at the blog for streaming audio soon.
- See Patrick Jarenwattananon's weekly roundup at A Blog Supreme for the latest jazz tidbits.
Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings:
Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:
- David Binney at 55 Bar
- Craig Handy at Rue 57
- Buika at the Village Vanguard
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
Joe LaBarbera -- 1948
Lew Soloff -- 1944
Rex Stewart -- 1907
Buddy Tate -- 1913
Joe Wilder -- 1922
Recordings cut on this date (click links for video!)
Louis Armstrong, "Come Back Sweet Papa" -- 1926
Jabbo Smith, "Little Willie Blues" -- 1929
Art Tatum, "Tiger Rag" -- 1940
Jack Teagarden, "That's a Plenty" -- 1952
Abbey Lincoln, "Straight Ahead" -- 1961
Tony Williams, "Ego" -- 1971
Nnenna Freelon, "Heritage" -- 1993
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