Morning Cup of Jazz 12/16/11
December 16, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
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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