• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/10/11

    November 10, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Andrew Cyrille
    Andrew CyrilleToday at WBGO:

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m., join Marian McPartland for Piano Jazz with John Lewis, the musical director behind the highly original Modern Jazz Quartet. On this 1989 appearance, he joins McPartland for a duet of "Delauney's Dilemma."

    - Check the blog for the latest installment of Dr. Lewis Porter's "You Don't Know Jazz!" column, this time on jazz and film, as well as Dr. Michael Bourne's exclusive interview with Paquito D'Rivera, who will play the music of Argentine composer Astor Piazzola this weekend at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

    - On Wednesday, November 16, WBGO hosts a members night at the 92Y Tribeca, with vibraphonist Warren Wolff and Wolfpack and guitarist Lage Lund. Members will get to meet the artists, a free gift and refreshments, and your choice of the best seats in the house. See you there!

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Sultans of String are at Birdland Jazz Club

    Bucky Pizzarelli and Jerry Bruno are at the Glen Rock Inn

    Miguel Zenon Quartet is at Harlem Stage

    Todd Bashore Quartet is at Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant

    Lenny Andrade and her trio are at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Chick Corea’s 70th Birthday Celebration is at the Blue Note

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Andrew Cyrille - 1939

    Big Chief Ellis - 1914

    Bobby Rush - 1940

    Billy May - 1916

    Warren Wolf – 1979

    Paul Bley – 1932

    Mark Turner – 1965

    Houston Person - 1934

    Hubert Laws - 1939

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