• Morning Cup of Jazz 3/10/11

    March 10, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Today at WBGO:

    - WBGO celebrates Womens' History Month with this week's edition of Piano Jazz, featuring Australian bassist and singer Nicki Parrott.

    - Check back at the blog for Morning Jazz host Gary Walker's latest updates for the WBGO Music Library.

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    - Anne Drummond at 55 Bar

    - Fieldwork at the Jazz Gallery

    - Noah Baerman at Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant

    - Seamus Blake at Smalls

    - Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings:

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Don Abney -- 1923

    Bix Beiderbecke -- 1903

    Recordings cut on this date (click links for audio!)

    Django Reinhardt, "Festival 48" -- 1948

    Charlie Parker, "Live at Storyville" -- 1953

    Tommy Flanagan, "Lonely Town" -- 1959

    Wynton Kelly, "Kelly Blue" -- 1959

    Miles Davis, "Sketches of Spain" -- 1960

    Dexter Gordon, "A Day in Copenhagen" -- 1969

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