The Checkout: July 27, 2010

July 27, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents a highlight from Barry Harris at the Village Vanguard, an interview with Steve Coleman, and an introduction to Quantic.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Quantic

July 27, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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quantic-sWBGO's Simon Rentner introduces Quantic (aka William Holland) and his Combo Barbaro, a mix of cumbia and crate digging.

Checkout Interview: Steve Coleman

July 27, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Photo: Larry Fink
Photo: Larry Fink

WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to saxophonist and composer Steve Coleman about his latest Five Elements recording, Harvesting Semblances and Affinities (Pi Recordings).

The Checkout: July 20, 2010

July 20, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a solo piano performance from Geri Allen, and interviews with guitarist Nels Cline and jazz master Barry Harris.   WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Barry Harris

July 20, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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harris-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks to jazz legend Barry Harris, on the eve of the pianist's trio residency at the Village Vanguard.
Barry Harris Trio performs on Live at the Village Vanguard.

Checkout Interview: Nels Cline

July 20, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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nels-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks to guitarist Nels Cline about his new trio recording with Nel Cline Singers, Initiate (Cryptogramaphone).

Checkout Studio Session: Geri Allen Solo

July 20, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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geri-sGeri Allen plays solo piano and talks about her two new releases, Flying Toward the Sound and Timeline Live (Motema), in a session at WBGO. Recorded 7/7/10.

Geri Allen - piano

Set List:
Ah Leu Cha (Charlie Parker)
Let Us Break Bread Together (Allen)
A Tribute to Hank Jones:
Love For Sale/The Way/A Child Is Born
(C. Porter/G. Allen/ T. Jones)
Flying Toward the Sound (Allen)

Recorded July 7, 2010 at WBGO.
Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

The Checkout: July 13, 2010

July 14, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a studio performance from Bruce Barth and Steve Wilson, an interview with drummer Dan Weiss, and a highlight from Craig Taborn's performance at the Jazz Gallery in New York.

Checkout Interview: Dan Weiss

July 14, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Weiss-sWBGO's Josh Jackson talks to drummer Dan Weiss about his new trio recording, Timshel (Sunnyside).

Studio Session: Bruce Barth and Steve Wilson

July 13, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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BarthWilson-sPianist Bruce Barth and saxophonist Steve Wilson perform songs from their new duo recording, Home (We Always Swing). Recorded 6/21/10 at WBGO. See more photos of the session.

Bruce Barth - piano
Steve Wilson - alto and soprano saxophones

Set List:
Keep It Moving (Barth)
LC (Barth)
A Joyful Noise (Wilson)

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes
Assisted by David Tallacksen