• Morning Cup of Jazz 3/29/11

    March 29, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Saxophone pioneer Michael Brecker, born on this day in 1949
    Saxophone pioneer Michael Brecker, born on this day in 1949

    Today at WBGO:

    - The Checkout interviews guitarist Adam Rogers, pianist Vijay Iyer, and the arbiters of Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology, tonight at 6:30.

    - At 7:30, Latino USA talks about homosexuality in the Latino community, plus an interview with percussionist John Santos about his upcoming album.

    Recent Jazzlinks:

    - The online music magazine Burning Ambulance interviews pianist Eric Lewis aka ELEW

    - Some bonus content for this week's edition of JazzSet is right here at the WBGO Blog

    - Also at the blog, an audio recap of the Allan Harris Band at Theater Square Grill

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  • Two Skirts And A Shirt Sing "Ball of Confusion"

    March 28, 2011. Posted by Becca Pulliam.

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    Rene Marie, Allan Harris, Carla Cook .. courtesy of Pat Harris

    If you missed the Sunday JazzSet featuring this trio of sweet voices with lots of personality, hear them Wednesday 3/30 at 6:30pm on the rebroadcast of JazzSet.

    And here's a web extra - Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook with "Ball of Confusion," the 1970 Temptations hit.

    Two Skirts is in NY this week at Jazz at Lincoln Center, at Dizzy's Sing into Spring Festival.

  • Allan Harris and His Band at Theater Square Grill!

    March 28, 2011. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    Members of WBGO’s Jazz Leadership Society gathered together for a special brunch and live performance at NJPAC’s Theater Square Grill yesterday morning.  Singer and guitarist Allan Harris presented Long Live The King: A Tribute To Nat King Cole with Lafayette Harris on piano, Paul Beaudry on bass, and Bruce Cox on drums.  Listen here to the marvelous broadcast hosted by Jazz88’s Michael Bourne on Singers Unlimited.

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