The Checkout: April 27, 2010

April 30, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a a studio performance from the Jacky Terrasson Trio, an interview with pianist Jean-Michel Pilc, and a conversation with Wendell Pierce, a Native New Orleanian who plays a struggling trombonist in HBO's Treme.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Wendell Pierce

April 30, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Wendell-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks with Wendell Pierce, host of Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio and native New Orleanian. Pierce plays the character Antoine Batiste, a down-on-his-luck trombonist, for HBO's dramatic series, Treme.

Checkout Studio Session: Jacky Terrasson Trio

April 30, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Pianist Jacky Terrasson and his trio perform live at WBGO Studios.  Hear them play music from Push, the new release for Concord Records.
Rec. 4/6/10 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Personnel:
Jacky Terrasson - piano
Ben Williams - bass
Jamire Williams - drums

Set List:
Beat It/Body and Soul
My Church (Terrasson)
Gaux Girl (Terrasson)

Recorded April 6, 2010 at WBGO.

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Josh Webb

Checkout Interview: Jean-Michel Pilc

April 30, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Pilc-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks with pianist Jean-Michel Pilc about his new piano trio recording, True Story (Dreyfus Jazz), and his early career as a rocket scientist.

The Checkout: April 20, 2010

April 21, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a highlight from pianist Sam Yahel's performance at the Village Vanguard, plus studio sessions with stringers Doug Wamble, Olivier Manchon, and John Blake Jr.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Studio Session: Doug Wamble

April 21, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Wamble-sGuitarist Doug Wamble performs music from his eponymous recording, Doug Wamble, as well as a Hoagy Carmichael standard as lullabye.  Recorded 4/16/10 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Personnel:
Doug Wamble - guitar and vocals

Set List:
Find Her Way (Wamble)
Freezer Burn (Wamble)
Two Sleepy People (Carmichael)

Recorded April 16, 2010 at WBGO.
Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Antoine

Checkout Studio Session: Olivier Manchon

April 21, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Manchon-sViolinist Olivier Manchon leads his Ochestre de Chambre Miniature, featuring guest soloists Gregoire Maret and John Ellis.  The OCM plays music from their debut on ObliqSound, Volume 1.
Recorded 4/16/10 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Personnel:
Olivier Manchon - violin
Todd Low - viola
Christopher Hoffman - cello
Alan Hampton - bass
Gregoire Maret - harmonica
John Ellis - tenor saxophone

Set List:
Memoires
Come Back
Feline Leukemia

All songs by Olivier Manchon
Recorded April 16, 2010 at WBGO.

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Tallacksen

Checkout Studio Session: John Blake Jr.

April 21, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Blake-sViolinist John Blake talks about the history of spirituals, and performs music from his recording, Motherless Child, in this WBGO studio session. Recorded 4/13/10 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Personnel:
John Blake Jr. - violin

Set List:
Motherless Child (public domain)
Swing Low Sweet Chariot (public domain)
Blue Monk (T. Monk)

Recorded April 13, 2010 at WBGO.
Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Tallacksen

The Checkout: April 13, 2010

April 17, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features interviews with trumpeter Tomasz Stanko and violinist Mark O'Connor, plus a conversation with pianist Sam Yahel on the eve of his appearance on Live at the Village Vanguard. WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Sam Yahel

April 17, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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yahel-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks with Sam Yahel about his recent piano trio recording, Hometown, and his appearance on Live at the Village Vanguard.