• Morning Cup of Jazz 2/3/11

    February 3, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Another morning, another Morning Cup of Jazz ...

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    Recent Jazzlinks:

    - Ethan Iverson weighs in on the contentious issue of race in jazz.

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

    - Yesterday, WBGO and NPR Music recorded Goldberg's set at the Vanguard. Listen to it here.

    - JazzSet also aired a concert by the Brubeck Brothers Quartet from the Detroit Jazz Festival.

    Coming up today at WBGO:

    - Here at the blog, we'll be posting highlights from the seven hours of live New Year's Eve concert broadcasts that we recorded for Toast of the Nation. You'll hear the full 90-minute show which aired recently for the European Broadcasting Union, featuring artists such as Cyrus Chestnut, Lionel Loueke, Von Freeman, Diane Reeves, Jon Faddis and more.

    - Roomful of Blues stops by this afternoon to join host Michael Bourne during the Blues Hour (3 pm), and they'll play again tonight at B.B. King's.

    - 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 a trip to Brussels!

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Lil Hardin Armstrong -- 1898

    John Handy -- 1933

    Snooky Young -- 1919

    Recordings cut on this date:

    Red Nichols feat. Jack Teagarden, "After You've Gone" -- 1930

    Benny Goodman Quartet, "Ida" -- 1937

    Cannonball Adderley, "In Chicago" -- 1959

    Jack McDuff, "The Honeydripper" -- 1961

    Wayne Shorter, "Adam's Apple" -- 1966

    Sun Ra, "A Quiet Place In the Universe" -- 1977

    Jim Hall, "Dialogues" -- 1995

    Tineke Postma, "The Traveller" -- 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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