• Morning Cup of Jazz 11/9/11

    November 9, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Pete Brown

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m., JazzSet features trumpeter Roy Hargrove's second set from his recent Village Vanguard appearance.

    - At 7:30 p.m., SportsJam with Doug Doyle features Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Bob Hurley of St. Anthony's High School and Peter Alson and Amy Handlesman from the U.S.Poker Federation.

    - At 9 p.m., join us 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:

    Cecilia Coleman Big Band is at Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant

    Lenny Andrade and her trio are at Jazz at Lincoln Center

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

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Mezz Mezzrow - 1899

    Muggsy Spanier – 1906

    James Talley – 1944

    Jesse Davis – 1965

    Pete Brown - 1906

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