The Checkout: March 27, 2012

March 27, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: March 27, 2012

The Checkout features studio sessions with the Noah Preminger Quartet and Steve Lehman Trio, as well as an interview with pianist and composer Manuel Valera.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Manuel Valera: New Cuban Express

March 27, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Manuel Valera: New Cuban ExpressWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to pianist and composer Manuel Valera about his band, New Cuban Express.

Studio Session: Steve Lehman Trio

March 27, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: Steve Lehman TrioSaxophonist Steve Lehman brings his trio to The Checkout to play music from his new recording, Dialect Fluorescent (Pi Recordings). Recorded August 19, 2011 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Steve Lehman – alto saxophone
Matt Brewer – bass
Damion Reid – drums

Set List:
Allocentric
Moment’s Notice (Coltrane)
Foster Brothers

Compositions by Steve Lehman except where noted

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

Studio Session: Noah Preminger Quartet

March 27, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: Noah Preminger QuartetSaxophonist Noah Preminger brings his quartet to The Checkout to play new music. Recorded March 22, 2012 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Noah Preminger – tenor saxophone, clarinet
Ben Monder – guitar
John Hebert – bass
Colin Stranahan – drums

Set List:
K
Morgantown
Motif Attractif
Ambacharm (Jim Black)

Compositions by Noah Preminger except where noted

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

The Checkout: March 20, 2012

March 26, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: March 20, 2012

The Checkout features interviews with guitarist Davy Mooney and drummer Henry Cole, as well as a studio session with Dymaxion Quartet. WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

The Checkout Live: Leala Cyr and Ricardo Vogt at Berklee

March 26, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout presents saxophonist Leala Cyr and Ricardo Vogt performing at Berklee College of Music.  Recorded February 9, 2012 in Boston, MA.

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The Checkout Live: Leala Cyr and Ricardo Vogt at BerkleePersonnel:
Leala Cyr, vocals/trumpet
Ricardo Vogt, guitar
Leonardo Genovese, piano
Ben Street, bass
Rafael Barata, drums

Set List:
Conversas, Desenhos, Pinturas (Ricardo Vogt/Milton Nascimento)
Eco (Ricardo Vogt)
Gritos de Crianças de Rua (Ricardo Vogt/Milton Nascimento) [video highlight]
Dichavado (Guinga)
A Beautiful Friendship (Kahn/Styne)
É (Gonzaguinha)
The Usual SUS Chords (Ricardo Vogt)
Goin’ Home (Leala Cyr/Pedro Bernardo)

Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Mix: David Tallacksen

The Checkout: March 6, 2012

March 26, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: March 6, 2012

The Checkout features a studio session from the Jeremy Pelt Quintet, an interview with Al Foster, and a performance from Kendrick Scott Oracle.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Interview: Davy Mooney

March 26, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Interview: Davy MooneyWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to guitarist and songwriter Davy Mooney about his new recording, Perrier Street (Sunnyside Records).

Al Foster: The Chief

March 26, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Al Foster: The ChiefWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to drummer Al Foster.
Hear Foster’s quartet Live at the Village Vanguard.

Henry Cole: Afrobeat Collective

March 20, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Henry Cole: Afrobeat CollectiveWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to drummer Henry Cole about his new Afrobeat Collective recording, Roots Before Branches.

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