Dafnis Prieto: Proverbial Genius

July 25, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to recent MacArthur Fellow Dafnis Prieto about his recent award and his new recording with Proverb Trio.

Darius Jones: Man'ish Boy

July 6, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to alto saxophonist Darius Jones about his episodic releases with artist Randal Wilcox: Man-ish Boy, Big Gurl, and Book of Mae'bul (AUM Fidelity).

The Checkout: July 3, 2012

July 5, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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The Checkout features a interviews and performances from guitarist Matt Munisteri and drummer Daniel Freedman.  WBGO's Josh Jackson is your host.

Studio Session: Daniel Freedman

July 5, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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Drummer Daniel Freedman brings an ensemble cast to The Checkout to play music from Bamako By Bus (Anzic). Recorded June 22, 2012 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Daniel Freedman - drums
Lionel Loueke - guitar/vocals
Anat Cohen - clarinet/soprano saxophone
Aviahai Cohen - trumpet/effects
Jason Lindner - piano/Fender Rhodes
Omer Avital - bass
Gilmar Gomes - percussion

Set List:
Bamako By Bus
All Brothers
Elegba Wa
Alona

All compositions by Daniel Freedman
Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

Matt Munisteri: Rediscovering Willard Robison

July 2, 2012 by Joshua Jackson
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WBGO's Josh Jackson talks to guitarist Matt Munisteri about Still Runnin' Round in the Wilderness: The Lost Music of Willard Robison Volume One (Old Cow Music).
Hear the recording at NPR's First Listen.