Morning Cup of Jazz 2/23/11
February 23, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.
Today at WBGO:
- At 7:30, World Vision Report discusses Egypt's stagnating tourism industry and the fates of Holocaust survivors.
- 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.
Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:
- Artie Shaw Orchestra at Princeton High School
- Buika at the Village Vanguard
Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings:
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
John Carisi -- 1922
Wayne Escoffery -- 1975
Hall Overton -- 1920
Recordings cut on this date (click links for video!)
Jabbo Smith, "Take Your Time" -- 1929
Charlie Barnet, "Drop Me Off In Harlem" -- 1944
Benny Goodman, "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" -- 1953
Clifford Brown, "Study in Brown" -- 1955
Oliver Nelson, "Blues and the Abstract Truth" -- 1961
Horace Silver, "Serenade to a Soul Sister" -- 1968
Chet Baker, "Peace" -- 1982
Drew Gress, "7 Black Butterflies" -- 2004
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