• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/23/11

    November 23, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.


    - 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., JazzSet present’s Miguel Zenón's Puerto Rican Song Project from this year’s Newport Jazz Festival.

    - 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:

    Gregoire Maret is at 55 Bar

    Manuel Valera Trio is at Setai Fifth Avenue Hotel

    Noah Preminger Group is at Smalls

    Nicky Parrott and Warren Vache Trio is at Shanghai Jazz Restaurant and Bar

    Maria Schneider Orchestra is at the Jazz Standard

    Allen Toussaint is at Joe's Pub

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

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Alvin Fielder – 1935

    Tyree Glenn – 1912

    Ray Drummond – 1946

    R.L. Burnside – 1926

    Johnny Mandel – 1925

    Jean-Paul Bourelly – 1960

    Gloria Lynne - 1931

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