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The pianist and disc-jockey shares music from some of his favorite modern Canadian jazz artists — the Doxas Brothers, Jérôme Beaulieu, Rich Brown, Kenny Wheeler, and Field Trip – with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the Montreal Jazz Festival.
Trumpeter Tom Harrell shares a song he wrote in his dreams, talks Debussy, praises cellist Rubin Kodheli, and remembers Horace Silver with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at FIJM 2014.
The far-fetched story of Toronto jazz students becoming hip hop stars. BADBADNOTGOOD speaks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.
On the scene of the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival: Tom Harrell thinks of melodies in his dreams, and shares his appreciation for Debussy, Rubin Kodheli, and Horace Silver. Pianist David Ryshpan gives us a playlist of modern Canadian jazz. And Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOOD’s internet stardom.
Monty Alexander performed at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.
Pianist Baptiste Trotignon speaks to WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival about his duo project with tenor saxophonist Mark Turner “Dusk is a Quiet Place.”
Pianist Vincent Réhel shares “Images du Lendemain” (Image of the Future), a recording featuring piano, organ, strings, and rhythm section. Réhel speaks with WBGO’s Simon Rentner at the 2014 Montreal Jazz Festival.
The 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.
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.