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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.
Josh 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.
WBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to drummer Billy Hart about his upcoming quartet performance on Live at the Village Vanguard.
Saxophonist 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.
Jaleel Shaw: alto saxophone
Lage Lund: guitar
Aaron Parks: piano
Joe Martin: bass
Johnathan Blake: drums
The Struggle (J. Shaw)
Flipside (J. Shaw)
Producer: Josh Jackson
Mix engineer: David Tallacksen
Recording Assistant: Josh Webb
WBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to bassist Chris Morrissey about his new release, The Morning World.
Hear a random sample of Morrissey’s iPod.
WBGO’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)
Selections 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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Roy Allan (Hargrove)
Mambo for Roy (Chucho Valdes)
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