Takuya Kuroda: “Rising Son”
The trumpeter talks with Josh Jackson and plays selections from his new Blue Note Album, "Rising Son," live at WBGO with Corey King on trombone, Takeshi Ohbayashi on keys, Rashaan Carter on bass and Adam Jackson on drums.
Mark Guiliana: “Mehliana”
The drummer talks with Josh Jackson about his new album and duo concerts with Brad Mehldau on electronic keyboards.
The Checkout: January 28, 2014
Jim Campilongo's Tele takes us to Jimi & Norah, Nilson Matta on Pascoal, Powell & Black Orpheus, and Guy Davis sings the blues live at WBGO.
Jim Campilongo: “Dream Dictionary”
The telecaster king shares his new versions of music by Jimi Hendrix and Norah Jones, and a duo with Steve Cardenas.
Bassist Nilson Matta
The bassist talks with Awilda Rivera about Black Orpheus, Hermeto Pascoal and Baden Powell, and shares his version of "Samba de Orfeu."
Horn grooves on Blue Note, straight outta Kobe.Mark Guiliana: “Mehliana”
Electric keys and breakbeats build a new collaborative duo and album.Bassist Nilson Matta
The bassist’s take on Black Orpheus, Hermeto Pascoal and Baden Powell.Eddie Palmieri: “Doin’ It In The Park”
El Sol takes us to the Palladium and to the park for some hoops.Nir Felder’s “Golden Age”
A cinematic guitar journey through history and jazz.Check out more interviews...
Jim’s Telecaster takes you to Jimi, Nora and Cardenas.Simona Premazzi: “The Lucid Dreamer”
Daylight dreams on the pianist’s new album.Ed Simon’s “Venezuelan Suite”
A pianist’s walk through Venezuela’s rich musical traditions.Patrick Cornelius Octet: “When We Were Very Young”
The altoist and new dad celebrates all things Pooh.Ted Rosenthal Trio: “Wonderland”
Ted, Noriko and Tim throw a yule log on the fire.Check out more new music...
Davis sings and shares memories of Ruby Dee & Ossie DavisBadi Assad: “Between Love And Luck”
Find Badi’s place “Between Love And Luck” live at WBGO.Studio Session: Beatrhyme Communications
Scatty grooves for millennials, live at WBGO.Tim Horner’s “The Head Of The Circle” Live
The drummer plays The Head Of The Circle live at WBGO.Laurent Coq Trio: “Dialogue”
A dialogue of three – Coq, Lavital and Pelage.Check out more studio sessions...
NYC celebrates ten years of winter jazz bonanza.The Best Jazz Albums of 2013
Josh and Patrick look back at the year’s best.Mandela’s Legacy In Music
Madiba’s great life inspired great music.Melissa Aldana: Five Saxophone Inspirations
Aldana picks five saxophone inspirations for The Checkout.Playlist: Aaron Parks
Aaron Parks plays some favorite tunes.Check out more playlists...