The Checkout: September 17, 2013

September 19, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout: September 17, 2013The Checkout features Albert “Tootie” Heath talking about his album Tootie’s Tempo (Sunnyside).  Opera singer Jessye Norman shares her favorite jazz recordings. Likemind Collective performs in WBGO’s performance studio.

The Checkout: Likemind Collective

September 18, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout:  Likemind Collective Likemind Collective — Orrin Evans, Eric Revis, Nasheet Waits, JD Walter, and Oliver Lake — visit WBGO for a studio session, hosted by WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton.

In Tootie’s Tempo: Albert Heath

September 18, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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In Tootie’s Tempo: Albert HeathWBGO’s Eulis Cathey interviews Albert “Tootie” Heath about Tootie’s Tempo (Sunnyside) featuring pianist Ethan Iverson and bassist Ben Street.  The drummer reflects on playing in his early days with the likes of John Coltrane and Bobby Timmons.

The Art of Jazz and Cinema: Lenny White

September 13, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Art of Jazz and Cinema:  Lenny WhiteWBGO’s Josh Jackson sits down with drummer Lenny White to discuss movies, playing on Stanley Clarke’s first album, and his latest release Lenny White Live (BFM Jazz).

The State of the Music Recording Business with Don Was

September 13, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The State of the Music Recording Business with Don WasWBGO’s Josh Jackson interviews the president of Blue Note Records Don Was about the state of the recording industry, and some of his favorite pop and jazz studio sessions.

The Checkout: September 10, 2013

September 12, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout: September 10, 2013The Checkout features interviews with the president of Blue Note Records Don Was and drummer Lenny White.  Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band presents a live performance from the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.  Josh Jackson is your host.

Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band plays Sweet Chicago Suite

September 12, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band plays Sweet Chicago SuiteWBGO’s Simon Rentner speaks to trombonist Ray Anderson at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival, where he featured his Pocket Brass Band in a performance of his Sweet Chicago Suite, commissioned by Chamber Music America.

The Checkout: August 13, 2013

August 16, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout: August 13, 2013
The Checkout features a studio session from keyboardist Leo Genovese.  Trombonist Steve Turre talks about The Bones of Art (High Note).  WBGO’s Josh Jackson and bassist Christian McBride remember the late George Duke.

Preview Steve Turre’s entire album The Bones of Art on WBGO Radar.  Available for only a limited time.

The Bones of Art: Steve Turre

August 16, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Bones of Art: Steve TurreWBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton interviews Steve Turre about meeting one of his idols while touring with Art Blakey.  The trombonist shares music from The Bones of Art (High Note).

Preview Steve Turre’s entire album The Bones of Art on WBGO Radar.  Available for only a limited time.

The Checkout: A Dukey Treat Preview

August 16, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout:  A Dukey Treat PreviewBassist Christian McBride and WBGO’s Josh Jackson remember the late George Duke.  This conversation is only an excerpt of a two-hour George Duke tribute, A Dukey Treat, airing Sunday, August 18th, 2013 from 4-6pm on 88.3fm and wbgo.org.

Photograph by Scott Mitchell

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