Morning Cup of Jazz 3/9/11
March 9, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.
Today at WBGO:
- Michael Bourne will host New Jersey jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli at 2 p.m.
- Tonight at 6:30, JazzSet features the Mary Lou Williams Festival All-Star Quintet: Geri Allen, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington and Grace Kelly.
- At 7:30, World Vision Report brings the latest from Africa and the Middle East.
- Christine Jensen's latest big band project
- Mike DiRubbo's studio session
- Vincent Garnder talking about his upcoming revival of "Bird With Strings"
- Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings:
Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:
Mos Def at the Blue Note
Dave Liebman at Littlefield
Paul Motian Trio 2000 + 2 at the Village Vanguard
Wallace Roney Septet at Zinc Bar
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
Roy Brooks -- 1938
Ornette Coleman -- 1930
Herschel Evans -- 1909
Recordings cut on this date (click links for audio!)
Texas Alexander feat. Lonnie Johnson, "Death Bed Blues" -- 1928
Louis Armstrong, "Just a Gigolo" -- 1931
James P. Johnson, "After Tonight" -- 1939
Miles Davis, "Deception" -- 1950
Tadd Dameron, "Fontainebleau" -- 1956
Ornette Coleman, "Tomorrow is the Question" -- 1959
Thelonious Monk, "Evidence" -- 1963
Herbie Hancock, "Speak Like a Child" -- 1968
Stan Getz, "Voyage" -- 1986
Metropole Orchestra feat. John Scofield, "54" -- 2009
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