Danilo Perez: “Panama 500″ Live at WBGO

June 25, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Danilo Perez: “Panama 500″ Live at WBGOPianist Danilo Perez plays excerpts from his “Panama 500″ suite live at WBGO with John Patitucci on bass and Brian Blade on drums, and they talk with Rhonda Hamilton about the project, and the shared influence saxophonist Wayne Shorter has had on their musical lives. The trio, all alumni of Shorter’s bands, perform together as “Children Of The Light.”

Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade perform together at the Montreal International Jazz Festival on June 28. 2014 at 10 p.m..

Michael Blake’s World Time Zone

June 17, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Michael Blake’s World Time ZoneTenor saxophonist Michael Blake performs live at WBGO with his World Time Zone ensemble of Ben Allison on bass and Ferenc Nemeth on drums, and talks with Michael Bourne.

Michael Blake performs at the 2014 Vancouver Jazz Festival on June 22 and 24.

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.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Live At Winter Jazz Fest

March 27, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Live At Winter Jazz FestThe eight-piece Chicago family band the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble performs live at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge and talks with Josh Jackson as part of the 2014 New York Winter Jazz Festival.

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble will be featured in a new documentary film which premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens series on April 7, 2014, at 10 p.m. on New York’s Channel 13, WNET.

Bluesman & Actor Guy Davis

January 29, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Bluesman & Actor Guy DavisBluesman Guy Davis performs selections from his CD Juba Dance live at WBGO and talks with Michael Bourne about growing up with his famous parents, the actors and activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis.

Badi Assad: “Between Love And Luck”

January 22, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Badi Assad: “Between Love And Luck”Guitarist Badi Assad performs new music from Between Love And Luck live at WBGO and talks with Simon Rentner.

Studio Session: Beatrhyme Communications

December 11, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: Beatrhyme CommunicationsThe vocalists of Beatrhyme Communications perform “”Voices of A New Age: Return of The Scat” live at WBGO with Kid Lucky, Marya Lawrence, Kaila Mullady, Eleanor Dubinsky, Bruce Mack, Sylvana Joyce and Erika Banks.

The group performs at the Sidewalk CafĂ© in New York on December 17 as part of “Beat Rhyme and Groove” at New York’s Blue Note Jazz Club on December 28.

Tim Horner’s “The Head Of The Circle” Live

December 4, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Tim Horner’s “The Head Of The Circle” LiveDrummer Tim Horner plays new compositions from his recording The Head Of The Circle and talks with Gary Walker live at WBGO with Vic Juris on guitar, Martin Wind on bass, Jim Ridl on piano and Marc Mommaas on tenor saxophone.

Laurent Coq Trio: “Dialogue”

November 27, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Laurent Coq Trio: “Dialogue”Pianist Laurent Coq, guitarist Ralph Lavital and vocalist Nicolas Pelage perform music from their new CD, Dialogue, and talk with WBGO’s Simon Rentner.

Randy Weston & Billy Harper: “The Roots Of The Blues”

November 21, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Randy Weston & Billy Harper: “The Roots Of The Blues”Pianist Randy Weston and tenor saxophonist Billy Harper play live in WBGO’s studios and chat with Rhonda Hamilton about how their new Sunnyside CD, The Roots Of The Blues, explores African heritage in music.

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