• Morning Cup of Jazz 2/7/11

    February 7, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Coming up today at WBGO:

    - Josh Jackson interviewed Wayne Shorter for this week's edition of The Checkout. Check back soon for a sneak preview ...

    - Last week's Aaron Goldberg concert at the Village Vanguard was, to put it simply, ridiculously good. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can still listen to it for free.

    - Contribute to our Winter Fund Drive. Still going strong, but we always welcome new members!

    - Tonight at 6:30, Jazz @ Lincoln Center host Wendell Pierce offers a "Soul Jazz Summit."

    - And at 7:30, Steve Adubato and Rafael Pi Roman serve up our weekly dose of Jersey politics with the NJ Capitol Report.

    Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings: Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    - The Mingus Orchestra at the Jazz Standard

    - Dan Tepfer Trio at Smalls

    - The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra at the Village Vanguard

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Eubie Blake (Feb 7) -- 1887

    Bill Mays (Feb 5) -- 1944

    Sammy Nestico (Feb 6) -- 1924

    Recordings cut on this date:

    Johnny Dodds, "Too Tight" -- 1929

    Jimmie Lunceford, "Blue Blazes" -- 1939

    Ella Fitzgerald, "Ella Sings the Cole Porter Songbook" -- 1956

    Cannonball Adderley, "Cannonball Enroute" -- 1957

    John Coltrane, "Soultrane" -- 1958

    Hank Mobley, "Soul Station" -- 1960

    Mal Waldron, "Tokyo Bound" -- 1970

    Archie Shepp, "Looking at Bird" -- 1980

    Bill Charlap, "American Soul" -- 2005

    Recent Jazzlinks:

    - Highlights from this year's Toast of the Nation are now up at the blog!

    - JazzSet this week features pianist Mulgrew Miller.

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