WBGO Blog
  • A Night At The Museum

    November 6, 2014. Posted by WBGO.

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    Emmet Cohen performs at the Rubin Museum of Art. (Image Credit: NPR)

    Jazz musicians find inspiration in many things. Himalayan art is not typically one of them.

    Jazz Night in America visits the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City to hear interviews and live performances from each of the five finalists for the American Pianists Association's Cole Porter Fellow In Jazz: Kris Bowers, Emmet Cohen, Sullivan Fortner, Zach Lapidus and Christian Sands. Hear what visually inspires some of the most promising young jazz talent, from mandalas to fish.

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  • Identities Are Changeable

    November 5, 2014. Posted by WBGO.

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    Miguel Zenón performs from Identities Are Changeable at the Newport Jazz Festival. (Image Credit: Adam Kissick for NPR)

    Miguel Zenón, the prolific alto saxophonist and composer, has just released a new album called Identities Are Changeable. Based on his interviews with fellow Puerto Ricans living in New York, he's arranged a new book of music to reflect their varying experiences.

    Jazz Night in America recorded this unique work live from the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival, and accompanies Zenón to his old stomping grounds in the Bronx.

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  • Saxophonist Walt Weiskopf: Listen Now

    November 3, 2014. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Saxophonist Walt Weiskopf talks with Gary Walker about his CD "Overdrive" and teaching at New Jersey City University, Weiskopf performs with the NJCU Jazz Ensemble Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Jersey City. Enjoy!

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