• Morning Cup of Jazz 12/7/11

    December 7, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Today on WBGO:

    Teddy Hill
    Teddy Hill

    - At 6:30 p.m. on JazzSet, the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York plays Jingle Bells and more, last New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center.

    - At 7:30 p.m., Alan Wolper talks with former United States Marine Captain Josh Rushing,  a host and correspondent for the highly acclaimed Al-Jazeera English network’s documentary series, Fault Lines.

    - At 9 p.m., WBGO is live from the Berklee College of Music in Boston as saxophonist Seamus Blake returns to his alma mater in the second episode of our concert series showcasing Berklee alumni.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Brian Charette Music For Organ Sextette is at 55 Bar

    Kendra Ross is at Blue Note

    John Ellis and Andy Bragen's MOBRO are at Jazz Gallery

    Frank Wess Quintet is at Birdland Jazz Club

    Billy Hart is at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Louis Prima – 1910

    Mads Vinding – 1948

    Robby Ameen – 1960

    Sonny Phillips – 1936

    Teddy Hill - 1909

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