The Checkout: September 22, 2009

September 22, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Episode 24 of The Checkout from WBGO, featuring interviews with drummer Billy Hart and guitarist John Abercrombie, and a game of shuffle with bassist Chris Morrissey.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Playlist: Chris Morrissey

September 22, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Morrissey-sJosh Jackson talks with bassist Chris Morrissey.  Then they listen to random tunes on Morrissey’s iPod, including songs from PJ Harvey, Happy Apple, Miles Davis, and D’Angelo.
BONUS: Hear an interview.

Checkout Interview: Billy Hart

September 22, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Photo by John Rogers

Photo by John Rogers

WBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to drummer Billy Hart about his upcoming quartet performance on Live at the Village Vanguard.

Checkout Interview: John Abercrombie

September 22, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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abercrombie-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to guitarist John Abercrombie about his new release, Wait Till You See Her.

The Checkout: September 15, 2009

September 17, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Hear a studio performance from the Jaleel Shaw Quintet, an interview with bassist Chris Morrissey, and learn about a survey of modern jazz via NPR’s online publication, A Blog Supreme.

Checkout Studio Session: Jaleel Shaw Quintet

September 17, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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jaleel-sSaxophonist Jaleel Shaw and his quintet visit WBGO and perform music from Shaw’s recent recording, Optimism. Recorded 4/30/08 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Personnel:
Jaleel Shaw: alto saxophone
Lage Lund: guitar
Aaron Parks: piano
Joe Martin: bass
Johnathan Blake: drums

Set List:
The Struggle (J. Shaw)
Flipside (J. Shaw)

Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix engineer: David Tallacksen
Recording Assistant: Josh Webb

Checkout Interview: Chris Morrissey

September 17, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Morrissey-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to bassist Chris Morrissey about his new release, The Morning World.
Hear a random sample of Morrissey’s iPod.

Checkout Interview: Jazz Now

September 16, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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jazznow-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to Patrick Jarenwattananon, editor of NPR’s A Blog Supreme, about Jazz Now: Introducing Music of the Present Moment.
(Disclaimer: Josh Jackson is part of this online collaboration. -ed)

The Checkout: September 8, 2009

September 10, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Hear studio performances from the Roy Hargrove Big Band and Donny McCaslin’s Quartet, plus an interview with British saxophonist John Surman.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Studio Session: Roy Hargrove Big Band

September 10, 2009 by Josh Jackson  
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Hargrove-sSelections from a WBGO studio session with Roy Hargrove and his big band.  The 18-piece jazz orchestra plays music from Emergence, Hargrove’s newest recording.  Recorded 8/28/09 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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Set List:
Roy Allan (Hargrove)
Trust (Hargrove)
Mambo for Roy (Chucho Valdes)
Tschpiso (Hargrove)

Personnel:

Roy Hargrove: conductor, trumpet, flugelhorn

Frank Greene: trumpet
Greg Gisbert: trumpet
Tanya Darby: trumpet
Darren Barrett: trumpet

Jason Jackson: trombone
Vincent Chandler: trombone
Michael Dease: trombone
Max Seigel: bass trombone

Bruce Williams: alto saxophone & flute
Justin Robinson: alto saxophone & flute
Norbert Stachel: tenor saxophone & flute
Keith Loftis: tenor saxophone & flute
Jason Marshall: baritone saxophone & flute

Jonathan Batiste: piano
Ameen Saleem: bass
Montez Coleman: drums
Saul Rubin: guitar

David Tallacksen: Music Mix

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