• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/8/11

    November 8, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Bertha Hope
    Bertha Hope

    Today at WBGO:

    - It's election day, WBGO's award-winning news team will bring you coverage at the top ofthe hour all night, starting at 8 p.m., with hosts Andrew Meyer and Doug Doyle.

    - At 2 p.m., Paquito D’Rivera joins host Michael Bourne to discuss his performances this weekend of compositions by Argentinian composer Astor Piazolla at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

    At 6:30 p.m, The Checkout features interviews with drummer Ben Perowsky and saxophonist Bill McHenry, and WBGO studio performance by pianist David Budway’s quartet.

    - At 7:30 p.m., Maria Hinojosa hosts Latino USA, a half-hour weekly English language radio and Web magazine produced from a Latino perspective.

    - Join us tomorrow night at 9 p.m. for a live broadcast from the Village Vanguard with saxophonist Bill McHenry, with Orrin Evans on piano, Eric Reevis on bass and Andrew Cyrille on drums. Join us online at the same time for a live chat with WBGO and NPR hosts, and with the artists during intermission!

    - On Wednesday, November 16, WBGO hosts a members night at the 92Y Tribeca, with vibraphonist Warren Wolff and Wolfpack and guitarist Lage Lund. Members will get to meet the artists, a free gift and refreshments, and your choice of the best seats in the house. See you there!

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Lenny Andrade and her trio are at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Grupo Los Santos is at Cornelia Street Café

    Sandy Stewart & Bill Charlap are at the Algonquin Hotel

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

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Bertha Hope – 1936

    Don Byron – 1958

    John O'Gallagher – 1964

    Russell Malone – 1963

    Warren Battiste - 1925

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