• Detroit Jazz Fest in Photos: Maria Schneider

    September 6, 2010. Posted by David Tallacksen.

    This is the first time Maria Schneider has brought her Orchestra to Detroit. Based on the crowd reaction, she'll be coming back!

  • DJF Footwear quiz answers!

    September 6, 2010. Posted by David Tallacksen.

    Earlier we asked you to guess the owners of two different pairs of footwear:

    The owners: Tia Fuller

  • Labor Day Special: WBGO Goes to Detroit

    September 6, 2010. Posted by Becca Pulliam.

    Beginning this afternoon at 2pm, Rhonda Hamilton hosts a four hour special from the Detroit Jazz Festival. Don't miss the music, and look at the photos on the WBGO page at flickr.com

    2pm HOUR

    Danilo Perez Quartet - Perez, piano; Ben Street, bass; Adam Cruz, drums; Rogerio Boccato, percussion, and "a new partner in crime" Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto sax
    MC Rhonda Hamilton

    Daniela (all by Perez)

    "Hot Pepper," a tribute to Detroit baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams (1930-86), from Gary Smulyan with Barry Harris, piano; David Wong, bass; Rodney Green, drums
    MC Ed Love, WDET

    My Shining Hour (featuring riverboat whistle) (Harold Arlen)
    Bossa Nouveau (Pepper Adams)
    Cottontail (Duke Ellington)

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