WBGO Presents a Tribute to George Duke

August 17, 2013 by Joshua Jackson
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Credit: Scott Mitchell Photography

Christian McBride remembers George Duke in this WBGO special.
Hosted by Josh Jackson

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The Checkout: Booker T. Jones Meets Robert Randolph

August 14, 2013 by Joshua Jackson
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A little history was made when organist Booker T. Jones played with pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph for the very first time.   Hear the performance with WBGO's Michael Bourne.

Recorded July 29th, 2013 at WBGO-Newark

Simon Rentner, Producer
David Tallacksen, Engineer
Jeremy Stirone, Assistant Engineer

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The Checkout: March 2, 2010

March 4, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a two-piano concert by Andy Milne and Benoit Delbecq performing original compositions for prepared piano.

Set list:

Portrait of Giorgio Thelos (Milne/Delbecq)
Task Sharing (Delbecq)
Divide Comedy (Delbecq)
Ice Storm (Milne)
Le Meme Jour (Delbecq)
Mu-Turn (Delbecq)
Water's Edge (Milne)

Listen to an interview with Andy Milne about the project here.

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The Checkout: September 8, 2009

September 10, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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Hear studio performances from the Roy Hargrove Big Band and Donny McCaslin's Quartet, plus an interview with British saxophonist John Surman.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

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Checkout Studio Session: Roy Hargrove Big Band

September 10, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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Hargrove-sSelections from a WBGO studio session with Roy Hargrove and his big band.  The 18-piece jazz orchestra plays music from Emergence, Hargrove's newest recording.  Recorded 8/28/09 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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Set List:
Roy Allan (Hargrove)
Trust (Hargrove)
Mambo for Roy (Chucho Valdes)
Tschpiso (Hargrove)

Personnel:

Roy Hargrove: conductor, trumpet, flugelhorn

Frank Greene: trumpet
Greg Gisbert: trumpet
Tanya Darby: trumpet
Darren Barrett: trumpet

Jason Jackson: trombone
Vincent Chandler: trombone
Michael Dease: trombone
Max Seigel: bass trombone

Bruce Williams: alto saxophone & flute
Justin Robinson: alto saxophone & flute
Norbert Stachel: tenor saxophone & flute
Keith Loftis: tenor saxophone & flute
Jason Marshall: baritone saxophone & flute

Jonathan Batiste: piano
Ameen Saleem: bass
Montez Coleman: drums
Saul Rubin: guitar

David Tallacksen: Music Mix

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Checkout Studio Session: Donny McCaslin Quartet

September 10, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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McCaslin-sThe Donny McCaslin Quartet visits WBGO and performs music from McCaslin's new recording, Declaration.   Recorded 8/31/09 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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Personnel:
Donny McCaslin - saxophone
Ben Monder - guitar
Hans Glawischnig - bass
Adam Cruz - drums

Set List:
M
Fat Cat
Declaration

All compositions by Donny McCaslin

Josh Jackson: Producer and Host
Josh Webb: Music Mix

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Checkout Interview: John Surman

September 10, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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Surman-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks to saxophonist John Surman about British comedy and Surman's new release, Brewster's Rooster, on ECM.

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The Checkout: September 1, 2009

September 4, 2009 by Alex Rodriguez
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Episode 22 of The Checkout from WBGO, featuring a studio performance from Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, interviews with harp player Edmar Castaneda and trombonist Luis Bonilla, and the introduction of the #jazzlives Twitter campaign.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

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Checkout Interview: Luis Bonilla

September 4, 2009 by Alex Rodriguez
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to trombonist Luis Bonilla about his new release, I Talking Now!, on Planet Jazz Arts.

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Checkout Studio Session: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

September 4, 2009 by Alex Rodriguez
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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey visits WBGO and performs music from their new EP, One Day in Brooklyn.   Recorded 7/15/09 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Personnel:
Brian Haas- piano
Chris Combs - lap steel guitar
Matt Hayes - bass
Josh Raymer - drums

Songs:
Four In One (T. Monk)
Country Girl (B. Haas)
A Laugh For Rory/Black and Crazy Blues (R. Kirk)

Josh Jackson: Producer and Host
Josh Webb: Music Mix

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