• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/28/11

    November 28, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Gigi Gryce
    Gigi Gryce

    Today at WBGO:

    - Join WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton as she hosts the Steve Nelson Quartet with Mulgrew Miller, Dezron Douglas, and Ulysses Owens at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in Manhattan. Showtimes are 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.

    - At 6:30 p.m. Wendell Pierce hosts a saxophone tribute to John Coltrane with Ted Nash, Sherman Irby, Walter Blanding and George Garzone on the latest Jazz at Lincoln Center.

    - At 7:30 p.m. on the New Jersey Capital Report, Steve Adubato Jr. and Rafael Pi Roman interview Paul J. Fishman, United States Attorney; J. Christian Bollwage mayor of of Elizabeth, and Peter Woolley, Executive Director, PublicMind, Fairleigh Dickinson University.

    - The votes are in for our Thanksgiving Top Ten! Check back to read this year's list of your favorite singers, instrumentalists and groups, which we featured all weekend.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Mike Lee is at Cecil's Jazz Club and Restaurant

    Steve Nelson Quartet is at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Peter Bernstein is at Smalls

    Karl Berger's Stone Workshop Orchestra is at The Stone

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Charlie Kohlhase – 1956

    Dennis Irwin – 1951

    Gato Barbieri – 1934

    Gigi Gryce – 1927

    Butch Thompson – 1943

    Jerry Coker – 1932

    George Wettling – 1907

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