The Checkout: November 26, 2013

November 27, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: November 26, 2013Pianist Bruce Barth with alto saxophonist Steve Wilson, the Laurent Coq Trio and the 3 Cohens play new music and talk on this week’s show.

Laurent Coq Trio: “Dialogue”

November 27, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Laurent Coq Trio: “Dialogue”Pianist Laurent Coq, guitarist Ralph Lavital and vocalist Nicolas Pelage perform music from their new CD, Dialogue, and talk with WBGO’s Simon Rentner.

The 3 Cohens: “Tightrope” Live

November 27, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The 3 Cohens: “Tightrope” LiveThe Three Cohens – siblings Anat on clarinet, Yuval on tenor saxophone and Avishai on trumpet – perform music from their CD Tightrope live at WBGO and talk with Simon Rentner.

Bruce Barth & Steve Wilson

November 27, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Bruce Barth & Steve WilsonPianist Bruce Barth and alto saxophonist Steve Wilson talk with Josh Jackson and perform music from their duo CD Home live in the WBGO studios.

The Checkout: November 19, 2013

November 21, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: November 19, 2013Amiri Baraka’s Blues People turns fifty, Randy Weston and Billy Harper explore Africa, and Joe Fiedler leads a Sackbut Stomp on this week’s show.

Randy Weston & Billy Harper: “The Roots Of The Blues”

November 21, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Randy Weston & Billy Harper: “The Roots Of The Blues”Pianist Randy Weston and tenor saxophonist Billy Harper play live in WBGO’s studios and chat with Rhonda Hamilton about how their new Sunnyside CD, The Roots Of The Blues, explores African heritage in music.

Joe Fiedler’s “Sackbut Stomp”

November 21, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Joe Fiedler’s “Sackbut Stomp”Trombonist Joe Fiedler leads his “Big Sackbut” ensemble through some the compositions from his new CD, Sackbut Stomp, with Luis Bonilla and Ryan Keberle on trombones and Marcus Rojas on tuba, live in the WBGO studios.

Amiri Baraka: Blues People At Fifty

November 21, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Amiri Baraka: Blues People At FiftyAuthor Amiri Baraka talks with Josh Jackson about the 50th anniversary of Blues People, his groundbreaking volume of jazz criticism.

The Checkout: November 12, 2013

November 13, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: November 12, 2013A live music extravaganza at WBGO with Noah Preminger’s Quartet, Elio Villafranca’s Jass Syncopators and Ben Van Gelder’s Quintet on this week’s show.

Noah Preminger Quartet: Morgantown & K

November 13, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Noah Preminger Quartet: Morgantown & KTenor saxophonist Noah Preminger explains the inspirations for his reent compositions and performs live in the WBGO studios with Ben Monder on guitar, John Hebert on bass and Colin Stranahan on drums.

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