The Checkout: January 26, 2010

January 27, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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This episode of The Checkout features an interview with Lee Konitz and highlight from his Village Vanguard performance, new music and a conversation with vibraphonist Joe Locke, and a tour of Pat Metheny’s Orchestrion project.   WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Pat Metheny Orchestrion

January 27, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Orchestrion-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks with Pat Metheny about a most ambitious project – Orchestrion.  (Hint: Jazz meets robotics)

Checkout Interview: Joe Locke

January 27, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Locke-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to vibraphonist Joe Locke about his new release, For the Love of You.

Checkout Interview: Lee Konitz

January 27, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Konitz-sWBGO’s Simon Rentner talks to saxophonist Lee Konitz, an NEA Jazz Master and recent performer for the WBGO and NPR Music concert series, Live at the Village Vanguard.

The Checkout: January 19, 2010

January 19, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Panama-sThe Checkout visits the 7th Annual Panama Jazz Festival.  Hear interviews with Danilo Perez and other important figures in the development of an emerging music event.  Performances by Berklee College of Music, Juanito Pascual y su Nuevo Famenco, Lizz Wright, and an all-star combo created for the festival.  Hosted by WBGO’s Josh Jackson.

The Checkout: January 12, 2010

January 13, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Jazzmasters-sThe Checkout interviews the 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellows.  Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, arranger Bill Holman, pianist Kenny Barron, and multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef.  Part two of a two week series.  Hosted by WBGO’s Josh Jackson.

Part One – Annie Ross, George Avakian, Muhal Richard Abrams, Cedar Walton

Checkout Interview: NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef

January 13, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Lateef-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to Yusef Lateef, a 2010 NEA Jazz Masters fellow.

Checkout Interview: NEA Jazz Master Bobby Hutcherson

January 13, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Hutcherson-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, a 2010 NEA Jazz Masters fellow.

Checkout Interview: NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron

January 13, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Barron-sWBGO’s Simon Rentner talks to pianist Kenny Barron, a 2010 NEA Jazz Masters fellow.

Checkout Interview: NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman

January 13, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Holman-sWBGO’s Simon Rentner talks to saxophonist and arranger Bill Holman, a 2010 NEA Jazz Masters fellow.

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