The Checkout: August 17, 2010

August 18, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a 2002 interview with Abbey Lincoln, a feature on Guillermo Klein and Argentine jazz, and Sunday highlights from the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival.  Hear music from Dave Douglas, Matt Wilson, Ben Allison, and David Binney. WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Newport: David Binney Third Occasion

August 18, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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BinneyNewport-sSaxophonist David Binney and Third Occasion perform "Home" at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Recorded August 8, 2010 for WBGO, WGBH, and NPR Music.
Hear the complete set at NPR Music.

Personnel:
David Binney - alto saxophone
Craign Taborn - piano
Eivind Opsvik - bass
Brian Blade - drums
Gretchen Parlato - vocal

Checkout Newport: Ben Allison Band

August 18, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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BAllisonNewport-sBassist Ben Allison and his band perform "Kramer vs. Kramer vs. Godzilla" at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Recorded August 8, 2010 for WBGO, WGBH, and NPR Music.
Hear the complete set at NPR Music.

Personnel:
Ben Allison - bass
Shane Endsley - trumpet
Steve Cardenas - guitar
Jenny Scheinman - violin
Rudy Royston - drums

Checkout Newport: Matt Wilson Double Quartet

August 18, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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MWilsonNewport-sDrummer Matt Wilson and his double quartet perform "Raga" at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Recorded August 8, 2010 for WBGO, WGBH, and NPR Music.
Hear the complete set at NPR Music.

Personnel:
Matt Wilson - drum
Jeff Lederer - saxophones
Kirk Knuffke - trumpet
Paul Sikivie - bass
Felicia L. Wilson - violin
Skye Steele - violin
Nicole Federici - viola
Alisa Horn - cello

Checkout Newport: Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy

August 18, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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DDouglasNewport-sTrumpeter Dave Douglas and Brass Ecstasy perform "United Front" at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Recorded August 8, 2010 for WBGO, WGBH, and NPR Music.
Hear the complete set at NPR Music.

Personnel:
Dave Douglas - trumpet
Luis Bonnila - trombone
Vincent Chancey - French horn
Marcus Rojas - tuba
Nasheet Waits - drums

Sounds of Upheaval: Guillermo Klein and the New Argentine Jazz

August 17, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Guillermo-sEric Benson reports on Sounds of Upheaval: Guillermo Klein and the New Argentine Jazz.  Presented in collaboration with WBGO's The Checkout.

Checkout Interview: Abbey Lincoln

August 17, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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abbey-sHighlights from a 2002 interview with singer and poet Abbey Lincoln at her home.  Conducted by WBGO's Josh Jackson.

Hear the raw unedited interview audio (46:34).

The Checkout: August 10, 2010

August 11, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features highlights from Saturday performances at the 2010 Newport Jazz Festival.  Hear music from Julian Lage, Fly, Darcy James Argue, Maria Schneider, Rez Abbasi, and JD Allen. WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Newport: Julian Lage

August 11, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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julian-sJulian Lage and his band perform "Telegram" at the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Recorded August 7, 2010 for WBGO, WGBH, and NPR Music.
Hear the complete set at NPR Music.

Personnel:
Julian Lage - guitar
Aristides Rivas - cello
Dan Blake - tenor saxophone
Jorge Roeder - bass
Tupac Mantilla - percussion

Checkout Newport: Maria Schneider

August 11, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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maria-sComposer Maria Schneider conducts her orchestra on "Coming About," from the 2010 CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Recorded August 7, 2010 for WBGO, WGBH, and NPR Music.
Hear the complete set at NPR Music.

Personnel:
Maria Schneider, conductor
Steve Wilson, alto saxophone/reeds
Charles Pillow, alto saxophone/reeds
Rich Perry, tenor saxophone/reeds
Donny McCaslin, tenor saxophone/reeds
Scott Robinson, baritone saxophone/reeds
Tony Kadleck, trumpet
Greg Gisbert, trumpet
Laurie Frink, trumpet
Ingrid Jensen, trumpet
Keith O'Quinn, trombone
Ryan Keberle, trombone
Tim Albright, trombone
George Flynn, bass trombone
Frank Kimbrough, piano
Ron Oswanski, accordion
Lage Lund, guitar
Jay Anderson, bass
Clarence Penn, drums
Jon Wikan, percussion
Gonzalo Grau, percussion