• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/16/11

    November 16, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    W. C. Handy
    W. C. Handy

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m., join Dee Dee Bridgewater for our presentation of tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and Sangam at this year’s Newport Jazz Festival.

    - At 7:30 p.m.,  Doug Doyle interviews Ed Joffe, the director of the New Jersey City University Jazz Ensemble and the Coordinator of Woodwind and Jazz at the university, about his love of music and sports.

    - At 8 p.m., we are live at the 92Y Tribeca, with vibraphonist Warren Wolff and Wolfpack and guitarist Lage Lund. This is als a WBGO members' night, so 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:

    Jonathan Kreisberg Trio is at the Bar Next Door

    John Coltrane's "Ascension" is at the Jazz Standard

    Giovanni Arancibia is at Skippers Plane Street Pub

    Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium is at Sugarhill Restaurant and Supper Club

    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:

    Diana Krall – 1964

    Eddie Condon – 1905

    Gerard Gibbs – 1967

    Joe Alterman – 1988

    W.C. Handy – 1873

    Ben Thigpen - 1908

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