• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/15/11

    November 15, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Jerome Richardson
    Jerome Richardson

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m. on The Checkout, Josh Jackson speaks with Paul Devlin, who edited "Rifftide," drummer Jo Jones' memoir, just published by the University of Minnesota Press..

    - 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!

    - On Thursday at 8 p.m., WBGO is live from Berklee College of Music in Boston with trumpeter Christian Scott! Join us for this inaugural broadcast of our new monthly series of live performances from Boston which feature Berklee's most talented students and alumni.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Gene Marlow and Group are at the Baha'i Center

    Jack Wilkins and John Stowell are at Bella Luna Restaurant

    Jim Hall Quartet is at Birdland Jazz Club

    J D Allen Quartet is at the Village Vanguard

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

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Achille Baquet – 1885

    Kevin Eubanks – 1957

    Susie Ibarra – 1970

    Roland Guerin – 1968

    Jerome Richardson – 1920

    Marta Topferova - 1975

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