Playlist: Rudresh Mahanthappa

April 17, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Rudresh MahanthappaSaxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa talks about his project band, Samdhi, then shares his digital music with WBGO’s Josh Jackson.  Hear selections from Gary Bartz, Stockhausen, Scott Tinkler, Autechre, Yes, and Benny Carter.

Playlist: Sam Yahel

January 31, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Sam YahelSam Yahel shares a random sample of his digital music collection.  Hear works from Bach, Charlie Parker, and Al Green.

EJ Strickland: Wonderland

January 18, 2012 by Josh Jackson  
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EJ Strickland: WonderlandDrummer EJ Strickland shares a playlist of Stevie Wonder tunes with WBGO’s Josh Jackson.

Playlist: Bill McHenry

November 10, 2011 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Bill McHenrySaxophonist Bill McHenry shares a recent playlist with WBGO’s Josh Jackson.  Hear McHenry talk about music examples from Nikhil Banerjee, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, and Fela Kuti.

Playlist: Gretchen Parlato

May 6, 2011 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Gretchen ParlatoSinger Gretchen Parlato shares some of her favorite singers with WBGO’s Josh Jackson, including Bobby McFerrin, Becca Stevens, Oumou Sangare, Shirley Horn and Luther Vandross.

Playlist: Ambrose Akinmusire

April 5, 2011 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Ambrose AkinmusireWBGO’s Josh Jackson and trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire listen to a randomly generated playlist, including music by Gretchen Parlato, Fats Navarro, Gilad Hekselman, Jamey Aebersold, Kenny Dorham, and Joanna Newsom.

Playlist: Adam Rogers

March 30, 2011 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Adam RogersWBGO’s Josh Jackson and guitarist Adam Rogers listen to a randomly generated playlist, including music by Miles Davis, TV on the Radio, Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, and the country guitar duo Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant.

Playlist: Gregoire Maret

March 3, 2011 by Josh Jackson  
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Playlist: Gregoire MaretWBGO’s Josh Jackson and harmonica player Gregoire Maret listen to random audio on Maret’s digital device, including music by Bach, Michael Jackson, and a Richard Pryor standup routine.

Checkout Playlist: Esperanza Spalding

September 22, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Spalding-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson and bassist Esperanza Spalding drummer listen to random tunes on Spalding’s playlist, including songs from Midnight Star, Kim Burrell, Filo Machado, and Duncan McTier.

Checkout Playlist: Matt Wilson

August 4, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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mwilsonplaylist-sWBGO’s Josh Jackson and drummer Matt Wilson listen to random tunes on Wilson’s iPhone, including songs from War, Liberation Music Orchestra, Elvis Costello, and Buddy Rich with Max Roach.

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