• Morning Cup of Jazz 12/16/11

    December 16, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Allan Vache
    Allan Vache

    Today on WBGO:

    At 2 p.m., Michael Bourne interviews Geri Allen, Lizz Wright and Angelique Kidjo about "Sing The Truth," their show this Sunday at NJPAC, and they will sing excerpts from this homage to great women in song.

    “Sing The Truth” will also be featured as part of “Toast of the Nation,” our live party with jazz all night from WBGO and NPR Music.

    At 7:30 p.m. on the WBGO Journal, Doug Doyle will have the latest on questions about whether former Governor Jon Corzine violated a financial reporting law he co-sponsored while he was in the Senate. Spencer Raine talks with the Georgia Congressman John Lewis about the connections between the civil rights movement and the Occupy Wall Street protests, Guy Sterling remembers Newark-born saxophonist Bill Phipps, and much more!

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Ameranouche is at the Bus Stop Music Cafe

    Vanessa Rubin is at Cecil's Jazz Club and Restaurant

    Claudia Quintet, John Hollenbeck are at the Cornelia Street Café

    La Orchestra Jimmy Bosch is at S O B 's

    Wadada Leo Smith's Golden Quartet is at Roulette

    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:

    Allan R. Vache – 1953

    John Abercrombie – 1944

    Robben Ford – 1951

    Bernard Flood - 1907

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