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
- 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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