Morning Cup of Jazz 3/1/11
March 1, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.
Today at WBGO:
- The Checkout features saxophonist Patrick Cornelius and more, airing at 6:30.
- At 7:30, Latino USA tackles the recent legislation targeting undocumented immigrants.
- Alex W. Rodriguez has been blogging from the Portland Jazz Festival. Scroll through the WBGO blog to read his latest updates -- today is his last day out west.
- Part Two of The Checkout's broadcast of "Houstonians in NYC" from 92Y Tribeca is available online
- Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings:
Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:
Kurt Elling at Birdland
Donald Harrison/Billy Cobham/Ron Carter at the Blue Note
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble at the Jazz Standard
Diane Moser's Composers Big Band at Trumpets
Ethan Iverson/Larry Grenadier/Paul Motian at the Village Vanguard
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
Harry Belafonte -- 1927
Ralph J. Gleason -- 1917
Glenn Miller -- 1904
Gene Perla -- 1940
Benny Powell -- 1930
Ralph Towner -- 1940
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