Pedro Giraudo: Live from 92Y Tribeca

July 29, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo leading his big band for The Checkout: Live at 92YTribeca. Recorded July 19, 2011 at 92Y Tribeca.

Personnel:
Pedro Giraudo, bass/electric bass
Tatum Greenblatt, trumpet/flugelhorn
Jonathan Powell, trumpet
Ryan Keberle, trombone
Mike Fahie, trombone
Todd Bashore, alto saxophone
Alejandro Aviles, alto saxophone
Luke Batson, tenor saxophone
Carl Maraghi, baritone saxophone/bass clarinet
Adam Birnbaum, piano
Tony De Vivo, percussion
Jeff Davis, drums

Set List:
Visitas
Pueblo (three-part suite)
Duende del Mate
Desconsuelo (three-part suite)

All compositions by Pedro Giraudo

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

Dan Tepfer: Live From 92Y Tribeca

July 19, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents solo, duo, and trio highlights from pianist Dan Tepfer's performance on The Checkout: Live at 92YTribeca. Recorded June 22, 2011 at 92Y Tribeca.

Dan Tepfer - piano
Joe Martin - bass
Ted Poor - drums
Noah Preminger - tenor saxophone

Set List:
Goldberg Variations/Variations (JS Bach/Tepfer)
Thingin' (Konitz)
Body and Soul
Subconcious-Lee (Konitz)
Le Plat Pays (Brel)
Back ATTYA (Tepfer)
Giant Steps (Coltrane)

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes
Hear the complete performance at NPR's A Blog Supreme.

The Checkout: July 12, 2011

July 13, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a highlight from the Heath Brothers Live at the Village Vanguard, and Tim Hagans and Bob Belden bring a new version of Animation to the studio.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Studio Session: Animation

July 12, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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Bob Belden and Tim Hagans bring a new version of Animation to WBGO for The Checkout. Hear them perform new music and a reimagined Miles Davis masterpiece.  Recorded July 11, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey.

Set List:
Paraphernoia (Belden)
Miles Runs the Voodoo Down (Davis)

Personnel:
Bob Belden - soprano saxophone
Tim Hagans - trumpet
Jordan Gheen - keyboard
Jacob Smith - bass
Matt Young - drums

Host: Josh Jackson
Recording engineer: David Tallacksen

The Checkout: July 5, 2011

July 6, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a studio performance from Aethereal Bace and interviews with author John Swenson and guitarist Brent Canter.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

John Swenson: New Atlantis

July 6, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to author John Swenson about the new book, New Atlantis: Musicians Battle for the Survival of New Orleans (Oxford).

Interview: Brent Canter

July 6, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to guitarist Brent Canter about his new recording, Urgency of Now (Posi-Tone).