• Morning Cup of Jazz 12/13/11

    December 13, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Sonny Greer
    Sonny Greer

    Today on WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m. on The Checkout, host Josh Jackson presents pianist Omar Sosa and other highlights from this year’s Voll-Damm Barcelona jazz festival.

    - At 7:30 p.m. on Latino USA, host Maria Hinojosa remembers Haitian human rights activist Sonia Pierre, who passed away this week Hinojosa interviewed her last summer as part of a documentary on abuses of Haitian immigrants living in the Dominican Republic.

    - We had a great time last week with saxophonist Seamus Blake live from Café 939 at the Berklee College of Music. Check The Checkout's show page to listen to show, or watch the show here.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    David Binney is at 55 Bar

    Duduka DaFonseca and Helio Alves are at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Bruce Harris/Alex Hoffman Quintet is at Smalls

    Cedar Walton Trio is at the Village Vanguard

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Lucky Peterson – 1964

    Sonny Greer – 1895

    Mark Elf – 1949

    Karen Street - 1959

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