Derrick Hodge: Live Today

October 26, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to bassist Derrick Hodge about his debut recording, Live Today.

The Checkout: October 18, 2011

October 19, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
Filed under Shows


Craig Lovell/Monterey Jazz Festival

The Checkout presents highlights from the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival, featuring Scott Colley, Donny McCaslin, Bill Carrothers, Sarah Wilson, Juan Carlos Formell and John Santos.  Hosted by Josh Jackson and Patrick Jarenwattananon.
Hear complete concerts at NPR Music.

MTO Plays SLY: Live at 92Y Tribeca

October 17, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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Photo by Greg Aiello

Steven Bernstein and the Millennial Territory Orchestra perform music from the new recording, MTO Plays SLY (Royal Potato Family). Recorded October 14, 2011 at 92Y Tribeca.

Set List:
Stand
Sly Notions 2
M'Lady
Family Affair
You Can Make It If You Try
Bernie Interlude
Everyday People
Sing a Simple Song
Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa
Sly Notions
Que Sera Sera
Skin I'm In
Time
Life
I Want To Take You Higher

Personnel:
Steven Bernstein - trumpet and slide trumpet
Curtis Fowlkes - trombone
Charlie Burnham - violin
Doug Weiselman - clarinet and saxophone
Peter Apfelbaum - tenor saxophone
Erik Lawrence - baritone and soprano saxophones
Matt Munisteri - guitar and banjo
Ben Allison - bass
Ben Perowsky - drums

Bernie Worrell - Hammond organ
Eric Mingus - vocal
Sandra St. Victor - vocal

Producer and host: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen
Assistant: Michael Downes

The Checkout: October 11, 2011

October 12, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents Matthews Stevens in the WBGO studio, a Matt Wilson playlist, and an interview with saxophonist David Murray.  WBGO's Josh Jackson hosts.

Interview: David Murray

October 12, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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Photo by Enrique De La Uz

WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to saxophonist David Murray about his new Cuban Ensemble recording, Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol (Motema).

Studio Session: Matthew Stevens

October 12, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Matthew Stevens Quintet performs original music from the guitarist's forthcoming debut recording. Recorded January 24, 2011 at WBGO.

Set List:

Processional

Contradictions

Cicada

All compositions by Matthew Stevens

Personnel:

Matthew Stevens - guitar

Ben Wendel - tenor saxophone and melodica

Fabian Almazan - piano

Harish Raghavan - bass

Jamire Williams - drums

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson

Recording engineer: Michael Downes

The Checkout: October 4, 2011

October 6, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents the Fabian Almazan Trio in the WBGO studio, as well as interviews with drummer Roy Haynes and saxophonist Greg Tardy.  Josh Jackson is your host.

Interview: Roy Haynes

October 6, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to jazz legend Roy Haynes about his new recording, Roy-Alty (Dreyfus).