• Morning Cup of Jazz 3/3/11

    March 3, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Today at WBGO:

    - Piano Jazz celebrates Women's History Month with a tribute to the great female singers of the Great American Songbook.

    - On display at the WBGO Art Gallery: "The Way We Were: A Pictorial of Club Harlem"

    - Join millions of Americans in a campaign to save public broadcasting from devastating planned cutbacks.

    Recent Jazzlinks:

    - WBGO's Simon Rentner offers up some jazz "train"-ing at NPR Music.

    - Jon Faddis and the WBGO members had a great time at last week's Members Night event.

    - Patrick Cornelius played a studio session for yesterday's edition of The Checkout, now available online.

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

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    - Bruce Barth at Smalls

    - Fred Hersch and Julian Lage at the Jazz Standard

    - Nicholas Payton Big Band at J@LC

    - The O'Farrill Brothers Big Band at the Jazz Gallery

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Barney Bigard -- 1906

    Jimmy Garrison -- 1933

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

    Red Nichols, "Bugle Call Rag" -- 1927

    Bessie Smith feat. "Big" Charlie Green, "Trombone Cholly" -- 1927

    Duke Ellington, "I Let a Song Go Out Of My Heart" -- 1938

    Artie Shaw, "Frenesi" -- 1940

    Johnny Hodges, "A Gentle Breeze" -- 1951

    Clifford Jordan, "Blowing In From Chicago" -- 1957

    Stanley Turrentine, "Another Story" -- 1969

    Stan Getz, "Captain Marvel" --1972

    Stan Getz and Kenny Barron, "People Time" -- 1991

    Phronesis, "Alive" -- 2010

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