The Checkout: May 27, 2014

May 28, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: May 27, 2014Pianists Christian Sands, Kris Bowers, Zach Lapidus, Emmet Cohen and Sullivan Fortner perform at New York’s Rubin Museum and talk with Josh Jackson about their participation in the American Pianists Association’s 2014 Cole Porter Fellowship competition.

APA Special 2: Emmet Cohen, Sullivan Fortner

May 28, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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APA Special 2: Emmet Cohen, Sullivan FortnerPianists Sullivan Fortner (pictured) and Emmet Cohen perform at New York’s Rubin Museum of Art and talk with Josh Jackson at the opening concert of the American Pianists Association’s 2014 Cole Porter Award competition on May 21, 2014. This is the second of two segments from this event.

APA Special 1: Christian Sands, Kris Bowers, Zach Lapidus

May 28, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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APA Special 1: Christian Sands, Kris Bowers, Zach LapidusPianists Christian Sands (pictured), Kris Bowers and Zach Lapidus perform at New York’s Rubin Museum of Art and talk with Josh Jackson at the opening concert of the American Pianists Association’s 2014 Cole Porter Award competition on May 21, 2014. This is the first of two segments from this event.

The Checkout: May 13, 2014

May 19, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: May 13, 2014Pianist Fabian Almazan’s Rhizome Project, trumpeter Takuya Kuroda’s Rising Son, and Round Robin duets by a dozen musicians at the 92Y Tribeca.

Takuya Kuroda: “Rising Son”

May 14, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Takuya Kuroda: “Rising Son”Trumpeter Takuya Kuroda talks with Josh Jackson about his Blue Note album Rising Son and performs live at WBGO.

Fabian Almazan: “Rhizome Project”

May 14, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Fabian Almazan: “Rhizome Project”Pianist Fabian Almazan talks with Josh Jackson about his Blue Note/ArtistShare album “Rhizome Project,” which explores the subterranean roots that connect all of humanity.

Round Robin Improvisations At 92Y Tribeca

May 13, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Round Robin Improvisations At 92Y TribecaSaxophonist John Ellis, pianist Fabian Almazan, drummer John Hollenbeck and nine other musicians perform in a round-robin improvisation at New York’s 92Y Tribeca on May 12, 2012.

The Undead Music Festival and Red Bull Music Academy present a round-robin concert at New York’s Town Hall on May 14, 2014.

The Checkout: May 6, 2014

May 7, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: May 6, 2014Pianist Vijay Iyer’s Mutations, saxophonist Pete Robbins’ Pyramid and drummer Rudy Royston’s 303 on this week’s show.

Rudy Royston: “303″

May 7, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Rudy Royston: “303″Drummer Rudy Royston talks with Josh Jackson about “303,” his album that draws inspirations from the Denver area code and beyond.

Pete Robbins: “Pyramid”

May 7, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Pete Robbins: “Pyramid”Saxophonist Pete Robbins talks with Josh Jackson about his album “Pyramid,” which features pianist Vijay Iyer, Eivind Opsvik on bass, and Tyshawn Sorey on drums, and covers songs by Guns ‘n Roses, Leonard Cohen and others.

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