The Checkout: Live at Dazzle

September 28, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: Live at Dazzle

The Checkout is live at Dazzle Jazz Club in Denver, with saxophonist JD Allen’s Trio and special guests, Ron Miles and Henry Butler.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host. Recorded 9/23/10 in Denver.

Personnel:
JD Allen – tenor saxophone
Ameen Saleem – bass
Rudy Royston – drums

Guests:
Ron Miles – trumpet
Henry Butler – piano (encore)

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Joey Kloss and Devon Shorb
Mixed by David Tallacksen

The Checkout: September 21, 2010

September 23, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout features and interview with Ornette Coleman, a playlist from Esperanza Spalding, a studio session with  drummer Colin Stranahan, and  a Village Vanguard highlight with Renee Rosnes.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Studio Session: Colin Stranahan

September 23, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Studio Sessions

Stranahan-sThe Colin Stranahan Quartet plays music from Life Condition.
Recorded 8/31/10 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Colin Stranahan – drums
Ben Van Gelder – alto saxophone
Jake Saslow – tenor saxophone
Chris Smith – bass

Set List:
The Birthday Song (Van Gelder)
How Deep is the Ocean (Berlin)
The Promise (Stranahan)

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

Checkout Playlist: Esperanza Spalding

September 22, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Playlists

Spalding-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson and bassist Esperanza Spalding drummer listen to random tunes on Spalding’s playlist, including songs from Midnight Star, Kim Burrell, Filo Machado, and Duncan McTier.

Checkout Interview: Ornette Coleman

September 22, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Ornette-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to jazz legend Ornette Coleman. Hear highlights from a 2008 interview.

The Checkout: September 14, 2010

September 15, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout features a performance from the Marc Cary Focus Trio, an interview with pianist Renee Rosnes, plus live music and features from the Detroit Jazz Festival.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Detroit: Trio M in Concert

September 15, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under New Music

TrioM-sTrio M plays the 2010 Detroit International Jazz Festival.
Recorded 9/5/10.

Personnel:
Myra Melford – piano
Mark Dresser – bass
Matt Wilson – drums

Set:
Naïve Art (Matt Wilson)
For Bradford (Mark Dresser)
Kind of Nine (Mark Dresser)
The Guest House (Myra Melford)
FreeKonomics (Matt Wilson)
Secrets to Tell You (Myra Melford)
The Promised Land (Myra Melford)
Encore: Free Improvisation

Producer: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Timothy Powell
Mixed by David Tallacksen

Checkout Interview: Renee Rosnes

September 15, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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ReneeRosnes-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to pianist Renee Rosnes about her upcoming performance for Live at the Village Vanguard.

Danilo Perez: Pied Piper

September 15, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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DaniloDJF-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to a melodica-toting Danilo Perez at the 2010 Detroit Jazz Festival.

The Checkout: September 7, 2010

September 8, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout features a studio performance from The Fellowship Band, and interviews with conductor Butch Morris and Brazilian polymath Hermeto Pascoal.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

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