WBGO Blog
  • Dave Douglas performance photos

    September 20, 2012. Posted by Brandy Wood.

    Below are photos from last night's live broadcast of Dave Douglas during The Checkout: Live at 92Y Tribeca, hosted by Josh Jackson.

    WBGO is able to bring listeners unique performances like the one last night thanks in large part to the support of members.

    We are in the midst of our Fall fund raiser, and today (September 20), every member contribution goes further. Anyone who pledges today has the power to help WBGO DOUBLE the impact, thanks to the great folks who have donated to the WBGO Challenge Fund.

    On Match Day your pledge is matched dollar for dollar.

    If you appreciate the content that only WBGO can bring you, please support the station today. This is the only Match Day of our fall fund drive.

  • Live at 92Y Tribeca: Dave Douglas Quintet with Aoife O'Donovan

    September 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO is proud to present trumpeter Dave Douglas live from the 92Y Tribeca tonight at 8 p.m. with saxophonist Jon Irabagon, Linda Oh on bass, Rudy Royston on drum, Matt Mitchell on keyboards and special guest Aoife O'Donovan on vocals. The group will play selections from their just-released CD, Be Still. Watch the concert live or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join in our chat below with Patrick Jarenwattananon and Tim Wilkins. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!

    image

  • Pianist Bill Charlap with WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton

    July 11, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Add new comment | Filed under: 92Y, Interviews

    Pianist Bill Charlap talks with WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton about the 92nd Street Y's Jazz in July festival, which runs from July 16th through 26th. Charlap is the festival's artistic director.

    On July 17, Michael Bourne will host a WBGO member's event at the 92Y's concert with the Freddy Cole Quartet and the Bill Charlap Trio, with vocalist Ernie Andrews and saxophonist Houston Person as special guests. WBGO members get the best seats in the house for this event, and will be treated to a reception with Bourne and the artists after the performance.

    charlap1