Morning Cup of Jazz 12/21/11
December 21, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Today on WBGO:
- JazzSet at 6:30 p.m. features Christian McBride and Inside Straight at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
- At 7:30 p.m., host Allan Wolper talks with Nancy Gruskin, an influential lobbyist for bicycle safety in New York City since her husband, Stuart, was killed crossing 43rd Street by a food delivery man.
- On our blog, WBGO says goodbye to trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, who passed away last Thursday, three days shy of his 82nd birthday, with a highlight from a 1986 performance by Brookmeyer with trumpeter Clark Terry and the Tommy Flanagan Trio.
- Toast of the Nation, NPR’s coast-to-coast New Year’s Eve jazz party, will be back this year, and yes, it’s produced right here at WBGO! Join us for live performances by the Julian Lage Trio, Wynton Marsalis, and much more.
Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:
Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:
George Colligan Trio is at the Cornelia Street Cafe
Dan Tepfer is at the Rubin Museum of Art
Giovanni Arencibia is at Skippers Plane Street Pub
Dalton Gang is at Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant
Orrin Evans Captain Black Big Band is at Zinc Bar
Cedar Walton Quartet is at the Village Vanguard
Chris Botti is at the Blue Note
Today's Jazz Birthdays:
Hank Crawford – 1934
JaRon Eames – 1953
Paco De Lucia - 1947
Panama Francis – 1918
Warren Benbow – 1954
Alex Blake - 1951
George Treadwell – 1919
Juan Carlos Águila Coghlan - 1949
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