Morning Cup of Jazz 12/15/11
December 15, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Today on WBGO:
- At noon, Rhonda Hamilton interviews vocalists Carmen Bradford and Melba Joyce on Thursday, Dec. 15 Both accomplished vocalists, Melba is Carmen’s mom. Melba will be performing at City College tomorrow night.
- Our gallery is open from 6 to 8 p.m. as we celebrate the paintings of Gina Samson with a live performance by the Helen Sung Duo.
- At 6:30 p.m. on Piano Jazz, Michael Feinstein shares some of his favorite holiday tunes and memories with host Marian McPartland
- At 7 p.m, WBGO hosts a BrooklyNites concert at the Brooklyn Museum with vocalist Jose James.
- At 8 p.m., join host Andrew Meyer by phone with your questions for Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
- At 9 p.m., Awilda Rivera interviews Wycliffe Gordon about his role in this year’s Jazz Nativity.
Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:
Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:
Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet is at Roulette
Dave Stryker Quartet is at Makeda Ethiopian Restaurant
Eugene Marlow's Heritage Ensemble is at the Baruch Performing Arts Center
Kermit Driscoll Quartet is at the Cornelia Street Cafe
Roy Haynes "Fountain of Youth" Quartet is at Birdland Jazz Club
Cedar Walton Trio is at the Village Vanguard
Duduka DaFonseca and Helio Alves are at Jazz at Lincoln Center
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
Barry Harris – 1929
Carlos Alves "Zingaro" – 1948
Curtis Fuller – 1934
Dannie Richmond – 1935
Eddie Palmieri – 1936
Buddy Cole – 1916
John Hammond Sr. - 1910
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