The Checkout: April 24, 2012

April 24, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a studio session with the Mike Moreno Quintet, as well as new music from Third World Love, Daniel Freedman, and Omer Avital.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.
Hear Third World Love and Now vs. Now Thursday night on The Checkout: Live at 92YTribeca.

Studio Session: Mike Moreno Quintet

April 24, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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Guitarist Mike Moreno performs music from Another Way (World Culture Music) for The Checkout. Recorded March 27, 2012 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Mike Moreno - guitar
Randy Ingram - piano
Chris Dingman - vibraphone
Matt Brewer - bass
Ted Poor - drums

Set List:
The Mariner
Another Way
The Spinning Wheel
The Fifth Element

All compositions by Mike Moreno

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

The Checkout: April 17, 2012

April 17, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features an interview with Wayne Escoffery, a playlist from Rudresh Mahanthappa, and a concert highlight from the Donny McCaslin Group.  WBGO's Josh Jackson hosts.

The Checkout: April 10, 2012

April 17, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features an interview with Donald Harrison, a studio session with pianist Alex Brown, and a highlight from a concert featuring Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express. WBGO's Josh Jackson hosts.

Studio Session: Alex Brown Quartet

April 17, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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Pianist Alex Brown brings his quartet to WBGO to play music for The Checkout. Recorded March 23, 2012 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Alex Brown - piano
Tim Green - alto and soprano saxophones
Haggai Cohen-Milo - bass
Eric Doob - drums

Set List:
Just One of Those Things (Cole Porter)
Wistful Road (Alex Brown)
Lamentos (Pixinguinha)

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

Donald Harrison: What the Big Chief Says

April 17, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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Donald Harrison talks to WBGO's Josh Jackson about leading a Mardi Gras indian tribe and teaching children in New Orleans about the local culture.

Playlist: Rudresh Mahanthappa

April 17, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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Saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa talks about his project band, Samdhi, then shares his digital music with WBGO's Josh Jackson.  Hear selections from Gary Bartz, Stockhausen, Scott Tinkler, Autechre, Yes, and Benny Carter.

Wayne Escoffery: Grown Son of One

April 17, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to Wayne Escoffery about The Only Son of One and the saxophonist's appearance on drummer Ben Riley's Grown Folks Music.

The Checkout: April 3, 2012

April 3, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features an interview with Enrico Pieranunzi, a performance from Gregoire Maret, and a conversation with Craig Taborn. WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Studio Session: Gregoire Maret

April 3, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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Harmonicist Gregoire Maret brings his band to The Checkout to play music from the new recording, Gregoire Maret (E One Music). Recorded March 20, 2012 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Gregoire Maret - chromatic harmonica
Federico Pena - piano/keyboard
Ben Williams - bass
Clarence Penn - drums

Set List:
Crepuscule
The Man I Love (Gershwin)
Lucilla's Dream

Compositions by Gregoire Maret except where noted

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes