• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/18/11

    November 18, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Cindy Blackman
    Cindy Blackman

    Today at WBGO:

    - At noon, Bill Daughtry interviews Denny Zeitlin on about his career and his upcoming performances at The Kitano..

    - At 7:30 p.m. on the WBGO Journal, Doug Doyle chats with Shelly Zegart, Pater Alson and Amy Handelsman, and presents a new edition of "Guy Sterling's Newark."

    - We had a great time last night at the Berklee College of Music in Boston with trumpeter Christian Scott. Check out our video and audio archive of the event, and join us on December 7 for our next broadcast from Berklee, with saxophonist Seamus Blake.

    - Check out producer Simon Rentner's feature on jazz and electronica over at NPRMusic.org.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Sustainable Jazz Ensemble is at the Arts Council of Princeton

    Dave Stryker Organ Band is at Cecil's Jazz Club and 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:

    Bennie Wallace – 1946

    Cindy Blackman – 1959

    Don Cherry – 1936

    Eddie Graham - 1937

    Hank Ballard – 1936

    Johnny Mercer – 1909

    Sheila Jordan - 1928

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