The Checkout: December 28, 2010

December 27, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents part two of 2010 highlights from the WBGO/NPR Music multimedia concert series, Live at the Village Vanguard.  Hear performances from Renee Rosnes, Wayne Escoffery, Barry Harris, Lou Donaldson, Jason Moran, Greg Osby and Robert Glasper.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.
Highlights Part One here.

The Checkout: December 21, 2010

December 21, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents part one of 2010 highlights from the WBGO/NPR Music multimedia concert series, Live at the Village Vanguard.  Hear performances from The Bad Plus, Sam Yahel, Gerald Clayton, Nicholas Payton, Steve Wilson, and Lee Konitz.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

The Checkout: December 14, 2010

December 15, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a studio performance from Rebecca Martin, Robert Glasper at the Village Vanguard, an interview with pianist Fahir Atakoglu, and a remembrance of jazz legend James Moody.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Fahir Atakoglu

December 15, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to pianist Fahir Atakoglu about his new self-released recording, Faces and Places.

Studio Session: Rebecca Martin

December 14, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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Songwriter Rebecca Martin and her trio perform a new original song and selections from When I Was Long Ago (Sunnyside).  Recorded 12/10/10 at WBGO for The Checkout.

Personnel:
Rebecca Martin - vocal/guitar
Larry Grenadier - bass
Bill McHenry - tenor saxophone

Set List:
Lush Life
Willow Weep for Me
Don't Mean a Thing at All
No Moon at All

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

The Checkout: December 7, 2010

December 7, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents the Microscopic Septet in the WBGO studios, a playlist from pianist Robert Glasper, and an interview with guitarist Russell Malone. Josh Jackson is your host.

Studio Session: Microscopic Septet

December 7, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Microscopic Septet performs original music and arrangements from Friday the Thirteenth: The Micros Play Monk (Cuneiform) on The Checkout.  Recorded December 6, 2010 at WBGO.

Set list:
Pannonica (Monk, arr. Forrester)
Brilliant Corners (Monk, arr. Johnston)
Lobster in the Limelight (Forrester)

Personnel:
Joel Forrester - piano/co-leader
David Hofstra - bass
Richard Dworkin - drums
Philip Johnston - soprano sax/co-leader
Don Davis - alto sax
Michael Hashim - tenor sax
Dave Sewelson - baritone sax

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

Checkout Interview: Russell Malone

December 7, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to guitarist Russell Malone about his new trio recording, Triple Play (MaxJazz).

Checkout Interview: Barcelona Jazz Fest

December 1, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to Joan Cararach, Artistic Director of the Barcelona Jazz Festival.  The Checkout visited the 42ns Annual Barcelona Jazz Festival in November.  Hear the complete show.

The Checkout: November 30, 2010

December 1, 2010 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout visits Catalunya for the 42nd Annual Barcelona Jazz Festival.  Hear interviews with Chucho Valdes and Omar Sosa, a demonstration by guitarist Paolo Angeli, and a solo performance from Kurt Rosenwinkel.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

WEB EXTRA:
A talk with Artistic Director Joan Cararach