• Morning Cup of Jazz 12/8/11

    December 8, 2011. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Jimmy Smith
    Jimmy Smith

    Today on WBGO:

    - At 6:30 p.m. on the Music of Marian McPartland. guest host Murray Horwitz leads an exposition through some of Marian’s most beautiful performances.

    - At 7:30, join hosts Joe and Terry Gradeon for their weekly review of breaking health news and natural healing on the People's Pharmacy.

    - We had a great time last night with saxophonist Seamus Blake live from Café 939 at the Berklee College of Music. Check The Checkout's show page to listen to show, or watch the show here.

    Click through for more of today’s musical happenings:

    Highlights From Today's WBGO Music Calendar:

    Harris Eisenstadt and Canada Day are at Cornelia Street Cafe

    Shimrit Shoshan Trio is at Fat Cat

    Mel Davis Trio is at Skippers Plane Street Pub

    Frank Wess Quintet is at Birdland Jazz Club

    Billy Hart is at Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Today's Jazz Birthdays:

    Tim Armacost – 1962

    Seamus Blake – 1970

    Sammy Davis Jr. – 1925

    Jimmy Smith – 1925

    Cleo Brown - 1909

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