Eddie Palmieri: “Doin’ It In The Park”

January 22, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Eddie Palmieri: “Doin’ It In The Park”Pianist and bandleader Eddie Palmieri talks with Awilda Rivera about his career and new soundtrack for the film “Doin’ It In The Park,” a documentary on street basketball in New York City.

Nir Felder’s “Golden Age”

January 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Nir Felder’s “Golden Age”Guitarist Nir Felder talks with Josh Jackson about his new album Golden Age, which explores cinematic visions of both history and jazz.

Tribute to Amiri Baraka

January 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Tribute to Amiri BarakaWe remember groundbreaking author and critic Amiri Baraka, who passed away Jan. 9, in this conversation with Josh Jackson on the 50th anniversary of Blues People, which traced the evolution of African-American music.

NEA Jazz Master Richard Davis

January 7, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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NEA Jazz Master Richard DavisBassist Richard Davis talks with Josh Jackson on the occasion of being named an NEA Jazz Master.

NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold

January 7, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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NEA Jazz Master Jamey AebersoldAlto saxophonist and educator Jamey Aebersold talks with Josh Jackson about his innovative methods for teaching jazz on the occasion of being named an NEA Jazz Master.

Yusef Lateef: The Gentle Master

January 2, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Yusef Lateef: The Gentle MasterTenor saxophonist Yusef Lateef, who passed away on Dec. 23, talks with Josh Jackson on the occasion of being named an NEA Jazz Master in 2010.

Ben Allison: The Stars Look Very Different Today

January 2, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Ben Allison: The Stars Look Very Different TodayBassist/composer Ben Allison talks with Josh Jackson about his new science-inspired CD, The Stars Look Very Different Today.

Photo credit: Greg Aiello

Tribute to Guitarist Jim Hall

December 18, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Tribute to Guitarist Jim HallWBGO honors guitarist Jim Hall, who died Dec. 10, with music and excerpts from an in-depth interview from 2004, when he was named an NEA Jazz Master, the nation’s highest honor for a jazz musician.

Kenny Garrett: “Pushing The World Away”

December 11, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Kenny Garrett: “Pushing The World Away”Alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett talks with WBGO’s Gary Walker about his new album Pushing The World Away.

Farewell To Chico Hamilton

December 4, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Farewell To Chico HamiltonDrummer Chico Hamilton talks with Josh Jackson about his career and early experiences in music, in an interview from 2011. Hamilton passed away Nov. 25 at age 92.

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