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  • Morning Cup of Jazz 4/25/11

    April 25, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Ella Fitzgerald, photo by Carl Van Vechten
    Ella Fitzgerald, photo by Carl Van Vechten

    Today at WBGO:

    - Jazz Appreciation Month is underway! Get in the spirit with WBGO's extensive programming, all month long.

    - This morning, 16-year-old Elizabeth native Brittany Henderson hosts an hour with Morning Jazz host Gary Walker

    - At 6:30, Wendell Pierce hosts an evening of Brazilian jazz with Rosa Passos for Jazz at Lincoln Center radio

    - This week's New Jersey Captiol Report features lawyers, politicians, professors, and journalists with the latest scoop from Trenton

    Recent Jazzlinks:

    - The latest episode of Conversations with Allan Wolper features explorer Christine Dennison

    - Our recording of the Mingus Orchestra, which aired Friday, is now online

    - The Rutgers Jazz Tentet performed live in our studio, and that's online, too

    - Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings: Read more

  • Better Get It In Your Soul: Music of Charles Mingus

    April 22, 2011. Posted by Simon Rentner.

    Add new comment | Filed under: Jazz Alive

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    Listen to the concert below!

    The Mingus Orchestra with special guest conductor Gunther Schuller performed at St. Bart's Chuch in New York City!  This concert was produced by Sue Mingus and this radio special is hosted by Michael Bourne, and produced by JazzSet's Becca Pulliam.  Listen to the special on-demand!  Set list below.

    Ecclesiastics
    Noon Night
    Taurus in the Arena of Life
    Noddin' Ya Head Blues
    Haitian Fight Song
    Consider Me O Lord
    Meditations on Moses
    Tonight at Noon
    Better Get It In Your Soul

  • Rutgers Jazz Tentet directed by Ralph Bowen

    April 22, 2011. Posted by Simon Rentner.

    Add new comment | Filed under: Jazz Alive

    Rutgers

    Listen to the full set below!

    Personnel
    Trumpet                             Ben Hankle, Tanya Darby
    Alto Saxophone                Brett McDonald
    Tenor Saxophone             Taylor Savage, John Petrucelli
    Trombone                           Phillip Menchaca, Adam Machaskee
    Guitar                                  Peter Park
    Piano                                    Michael Bond
    Bass                                      William Macirowski
    Drums                                 Dan Silverstein

    Set List and soloists
    Vicious Cycle, composed by John Petrucelli
    Soloists: John Petrucelli, Ben Hankle, Phillip Menchaca

    Interview with Ralph Bowen and John Petrucelli

    Saturday Commute, composed by Ben Hankle
    Soloists: Ben Hankle, Will Macirowski, Phillip Menchaca

    Interview with Ben Hankle and Michael Bond

    White Rain, composed by Michael Bond

    Soloists: Michael Bond, Adam Machaskee, Taylor Savage, Dan Silverstein

    Intro with Tanya Darby

    For Thine Eyes, composed by Tanya Darby
    Soloists: Tanya Darby, Taylor Savage, Brett McDonald

    Intro with Adam Machaskee

    Ambivalence, composed by Adam Machaskee
    Soloists: Adam Machaskee, Peter Park, John Petrucelli

    Intro with Brett McDonald

    Discovery, composed by Brett McDonald
    Soloists: Brett McDonald, Michael Bond, Tanya Darby, Peter Park