• Morning Cup of Jazz 12/2/11

    December 2, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Amina Figarova
    Amina Figarova

    Today at WBGO:

    At 6:30 p.m., join host Bob Porter for another trip to the heart of the blues on Portraits in Blue.

    - At 7:30 p.m., Doug Doyle hosts WBGO's award-winning half-hour news magazine, the WBGO Journal. This week, Michael Bourne reviews an evening with Patti LuPone and Mandi Potinkin, and much more!

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Tessa Souter is at 55 Bar

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra is at Birdland Jazz Club

    Kate Baker is at Cecil's Jazz Club and Restaurant

    Amina Figarova Sextet is at Jazz Gallery

    Christian McBride and Inside Straight are at the Village Vanguard

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Amina Figarova – 1964

    Charlie Ventura – 1916

    Eddie Sauter – 1914

    Fate Marable – 1890

    Wynton Kelly – 1931

    Sylvia Syms - 1917

    To receive real-time links and updates, follow us on Twitter @wbgo. Add "#jazzlinks" to your link tweets to hip us to any interesting content you come across online, too! Or, find us on Facebook.

    Note: These comment boards are available to the general public. Statements expressed in the comment boards do not necessarily reflect WBGO's views. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them. For more information, please read our Terms of Service.