Houstonians in NYC: Jason Moran and Robert Glasper

February 24, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


The Jason Moran/Robert Glasper Double Trio performs at 713->212: Houstonians in NYC.  Recorded January 15, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Personnel:
Jason Moran - Fender Rhodes
Robert Glasper - piano
Alan Hampton - acoustic bass
Mark Kelley - electric bass
Chris Dave - drums
Eric Harland - drums

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: 713 Generations

February 24, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran

713 Generations Band performs at Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC.  Recorded January 15, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Personnel:
Jason Moran - piano
Billy Harper - tenor sax
David Lee Jones - alto sax
Tex Allen - trumpet, piano*
Frank Lacy - trombone
Melvin Sparks - guitar, vocal on “Rock Me Baby”
Helen Sung - piano**, Rhodes on “Rock Me Baby”
Marcus Varela - bass
Michael Carvin - drums

Set List:
I Mean You
The Lamp is Low*
Priestess (Harper)
You’ll Never Be Gone From Me** (Allen)
Prelude/Carolina Shout*
Rock Me Baby

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: Josh Mease

February 24, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran


Josh Mease performs at Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC.  Recorded January 14, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Personnel:
Josh Mease - guitar and vocals
Jason Moran - piano
Alan Hampton - bass
Eric Harland - drums
Leron Thomas - trumpet*
Brandon Lee - trumpet*
Robert Glasper - Rhodes*

Set List:
Days Like This
While You're Out
Soldier
Baby Brown Eyes
Houston
In My Bed*
Start Over

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: Jamire Williams ERIMAJ

February 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran

Jamire Williams' ERIMAJ performs at Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC.  Recorded January 15, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Personnel:
Jamire Williams - drums
Burniss Earl Travis - bass
John Ellis - tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
Matthew Stevens - electric guitar
Alan Hampton - acoustic guitar/vocals
Chris Turner - vocals
Corey King - trombone
Jason Moran - piano and Rhodes

Set List:
Mind Playin' Tricks on Me (Geto Boys)
Black Superhero Theme Song (Jamire Williams)
Rainbows (Madvillain)
Conflict of a Man (J.Williams/A.Hampton/C.King)
This Night, This Song (Tony Williams)
Ain't Misbehavin' (Waller/Razaf)

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: Kendrick Scott Oracle

February 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran

Kendrick Scott Oracle performs at Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC.  Recorded January 15, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Personnel:
Kendrick Scott - drums
Brandon Lee - trumpet
Mike Moreno - guitar
Robert Glasper - piano
Jason Moran - Rhodes
Burniss Earl Travis - bass
Alan Hampton - bass

Set List:
Gingerbread Boy (Jimmy Heath)
Tighten Up (Archie Bell and the Drells)
I Have a Dream (Herbie Hancock)
Cycling Through Reality (Kendrick Scott)

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: Alan Hampton

February 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran


Alan Hampton performs at Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC.  Recorded January 14, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Personnel:
Alan Hampton - acoustic guitar/vocals
Josh Mease - bass
Lisa Harris - vocals
Nicole Hurst - vocals
Robert Glasper - piano
Jason Moran - piano
Kendrick Scott - drums

Set List:
Change Your Mind
Oh My God
On My Mind
Sharp Dressed Man
Keep It in Your Dream
Everybody's Talking

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: Leron Thomas

February 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under New Music


John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran


Leron Thomas performs at Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC. Recorded January 14, 2011 at 92YTribeca.

Leron Thomas - trumpet and vocals
Nicole Hurst - background vocals
Lisa Harris - background vocals
Jason Moran - Rhodes
Josh Mease - guitar
Mark Kelley - bass
Kendrick Scott - drums
Frank Lacy - trombone and vocals*
Brandon Lee - trumpet*

Set List:
Hey Man (Leron Thomas)
False Participation (Leron Thomas)
Mystery Religion (Leron Thomas)
Role Play (Leron Thomas)
Superman Lover* (Johnny Guitar Watson)

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes and Michael McGoff

Houstonians in NYC: Live at 92YTribeca

February 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under Shows

Program One

Program Two

The Checkout presents Jason Moran's 713->212: Houstonians in NYC from 92YTribeca.

Hear two complete programs of highlights, featuring performances from Leron Thomas, Alan Hampton, Kendrick Scott Oracle, Jamire Williams' ERIMAJ, Josh Mease, 713 Generations Band,  and the Jason Moran/Robert Glasper Double Trio.   WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

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Photos by: John Rogers courtesy Jason Moran.

Russ Gershon: Either/Orchestra at 25

February 9, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under Interviews

WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to Either/Orchestra founder Russ Gershon about the band's twenty-fifth anniversary.  Hear unreleased music and a song from the new recording, Mood Music for Time Travellers.

The Checkout: February 8, 2011

February 9, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under Shows


The Checkout presents an interview with jazz legend Wayne Shorter and a valentine from Saul Williams. Russ Gershon celebrates 25 years of the Either/Orchestra, and Maria Neckam performs in the WBGO studio.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.