• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/17/11

    November 17, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    David Amram
    David Amram

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 7 p.m., Newark Mayor Cory Booker is live with Andrew Meyer’s for the hour. They’ll be joined by the chair of Newark's Reentry Advisory Board, Ingrid Johnson, to answer questions about the opportunities available to men and women who've done their time.

    - Also at 7 p.m., WBGO hosts Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at the Brooklyn Museum, as part of the BrooklyNites series of concerts.

    - 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 alumni.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks are at the Brooklyn Museum

    George Coleman Organ Quintet is at the Jazz Standard

    Alexis Cuadrado Group is at Smalls

    Jazz Meets Hip Hop is at Smoke Jazz Club and Lounge

    Jane Ira Bloom is at The New School Jazz Performance Space

    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:

    Ben Allison – 1966

    David Amram – 1930

    Roswell Rudd – 1935

    Tab Benoit – 1967

    Marion Montgomery - 1934

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