• Morning Cup of Jazz 12/6/11

    December 6, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Dave Brubeck
    Dave Brubeck

    Today at WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m., The Christian Scott Quintet performs at the 939 Café in Boston, in the first installment of The Checkout Live, recorded last month at the Berklee College in Music Tomorrow night, tune in at 7 for our second installment, with saxophonist Seamus Blake.

    - At 7:30 p.m., join host Maria Hinojosa for Latino USA, is a half-hour weekly English language radio and Web magazine produced from a Latino perspective.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Richard Boukas Brazilian Jazz is at the Baha'i Center

    Frank Wess Quintet is at Birdland Jazz Club

    Billy Hart is at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Ted Rosenthal Trio is at Smalls

    Steve Slagle, Bill O'Connell are at Whole Foods Market

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Dave Brubeck – 1920

    Harvie S – 1948

    Ira Gershwin– 1896

    Jay Leonhart – 1940

    Miroslav Vitous – 1947

    Steve Swell - 1954

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