The Checkout: November 15, 2011

November 16, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a studio session with saxophonist Ben Van Gelder, as well as interviews with Hans Schuman of JazzReach and Paul Devlin, editor of Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones.

Studio Session: Ben Van Gelder

November 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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Saxophonist Ben Van Gelder brings his quintet to WBGO to perform new music on The Checkout. Recorded November 11, 2011 at WBGO.

Set List:
REL (Schlamb)
Airegin (Rollins)
Untitled 12/8 (Van Gelder)

Personnel:
Ben Van Gelder - alto saxophone
Aaron Parks - piano
Peter Schlamb - vibraphone
Rick Rosato - bass
Craig Weinrib - drums

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recording engineer: David Tallacksen

Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones

November 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to Paul Devlin, editor of Rifftide: The Life and Opinions of Papa Jo Jones (University of Minnesota Press).

Checkout Interview: JazzReach

November 15, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to Hans Schuman, Executive and Artistic Director for JazzReach.

The Checkout: November 8, 2011

November 10, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features interviews with Bill McHenry and Ben Perowsky, and David Budway brings a quartet to WBGO.  Josh Jackson is your host.

Interview: Bill McHenry

November 10, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to saxophonist Bill McHenry about his new recording, Ghosts of the Sun (Sunnyside) and his quartet performance for Live at the Village Vanguard.
Also: Hear a Bill McHenry playlist.

Playlist: Bill McHenry

November 10, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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Saxophonist Bill McHenry shares a recent playlist with WBGO's Josh Jackson.  Hear McHenry talk about music examples from Nikhil Banerjee, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, and Fela Kuti.

Studio Session: David Budway

November 8, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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Pianist David Budway brings a quartet to WBGO to perform on The Checkout in celebration of his new release, A New Kiss (MaxJazz). Recorded November 7, 2011 at WBGO.

Set List:
A New Kiss
Sama'i Shat Arabud
The Baron

All compositions by David Budway

Personnel:
David Budway - piano
Don Aliquo - saxophones
Gianluca Renzi - bass
Thomas Wendt - drums

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recording engineer: Michael Downes

Interview: Ben Perowsky

November 8, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to drummer Ben Perowsky about his curated series at DOMA and some recent recordings with Uri Caine and Moodswing Orchestra.

The Checkout: November 1, 2011

November 2, 2011 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout presents recent concert highlights: Fabian Almazan plays the Village Vanguard and the Millennial Territory Orchestra plays Sly Stone.  Hear recent interviews with bassist Derrick Hodge and trumpeter Leron Thomas. Josh Jackson hosts.