• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/22/11

    November 22, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Ron McClure
    Ron McClure

    Today at WBGO:

    - The votes are in for our Thanksgiving Top Ten! Tune in all weekend long, every hour, to hear all of your favorite singers, instrumentalists and groups.

    - At 6:30 p.m., The Checkout presents the Marcus Strickland Quartet in a live performance at 92YTribeca.

    - At 7:30 p.m., join host Maria Hinojosa Latino USA, our weekly news magazine on Latino issues, followed by the Latin Jazz Cruise with Awilda Rivera.

    - Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., JazzSet present’s Miguel Zenón's Puerto Rican Song Project from this year’s Newport Jazz Festival

    - Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m., join Doug Doyle for SportsJam as he talks with award-winning producer/writer Joe Cacaci and Northeastern grad Althea Charles of West Orange, who is training to make the Antigua Olympic Team as a hammer thrower.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Jack Wilkins is at Bella Luna Restaurant

    JC Styles Organ Trio Creole Restaurant and Jazz Supper Club

    Bucky Pizzarelli/Ken Peplowski Quintet is at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Maria Schneider Orchestra is at the Jazz Standard

    Allen Toussaint is at Joe's Pub

    The Cotton Club Parade is at New York City Center

    The "Do The Math" Trio is at Smalls

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

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Gunther Schuller – 1925

    Jimmy Knepper – 1927

    Ron McClure – 1941

    Cecil Scott – 1905

    Ernie Caceres - 1911

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