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