• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/14/11

    November 14, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    George Cables
    George Cables

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m. join Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Wendell Pierce as he features Regina Carter’s Reverse Thread and Stefon Harris with Blackout.

    - At 7:30 p.m., the New Jersey Capitol Report features Rebecca Perkins, President of the Council on State Public Affairs, Alain L. Sanders, Associate Professor of American Politics & Constitutional Law at Saint Peter’s College, and Joey Novick, Esq., political columnist  and humorist for PolitickerNJ.com.

    - At 9 p.m., Awilda Rivera interviews Steve Kroon about his new CD and his performance at York College on November 19.

    - 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.

    - 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:

    Mingus Big Band is at the Jazz Standard

    Enrico Pieranunzi Trio is at the Kaufman Center

    Ari Hoenig Quartet is at Smalls

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

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Art Hodes - 1904

    Billy Bauer – 1915

    Darryl Harper – 1968

    Ellis Marsalis - 1934

    George Cables - 1944

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