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  • JAM: The New School Ornette Coleman Ensemble

    June 17, 2009. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    Saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom brought The New School Ornette Coleman Ensemble to WBGO's studio on April 23rd.  They performed some of Coleman's most hummable melodies (and left plenty of room for free-form exploration).  Click below to listen to their full set.

    Rick Savage, soprano sax
    Joe Hartnett, alto sax
    John Collinge, tenor sax
    Josh Olken, guitar
    Glenn Zaleski, piano
    Ross Gallagher, bass
    Max Jaffe, drums

  • JAM: Rutgers #1 Jazz Chamber Ensemble

    June 16, 2009. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    rutgersClick below to listen to the Rutgers #1 Jazz Chamber Ensemble (sextet), under the direction on Stanley Cowell. They visited WBGO on April 21st to celebrate JAM: Jazz Appreciation Month.

    Ryan Oliver, tenor & soprano sax
    Donald Malloy, trumpet
    Brent Chiarello, trombone
    Andy Warren, electric guitar
    Andy Michalec, acoustic piano
    Nimrod Speaks, bass
    Jaimeo Brown, drums
  • The Julliard Jazz Artist Diploma Ensemble

    June 15, 2009. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    Last April, WBGO celebrated Jazz Appreciation Month with some of America's top young talent.  The musicians featured in The Julliard Jazz Artist Diploma Ensemble may be the creme de la creme.  Led by drummer Carl Allen, the band visited our studio on April 22nd.  Click below to listen to their full set.



    Donald Vega, Piano
    Jason Stewart
    , Bass
    Peter Van Nostrand
    , Drums
    Miles Okazaki
    , Guitar
    Adam Niewood
    , Saxophone
    Marshall Gilkes
    , Trombone