Antonio Adolfo, Carol Saboya & Hendrik Meurkens

September 24, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Featured, Studio Sessions

Antonio Adolfo, Carol Saboya & Hendrik MeurkensRio de Janeiro pianist Antonio Adolfo talks with Tim Wilkins and plays bossa nova songs, old and new, in the WBGO studios with Carol Saboya on vocals and Hendrik Meurkens on harmonica.

Randy Ingram In-Studio: “Sky/Lift”

August 20, 2014 by Simon Rentner  
Filed under Studio Sessions

Randy Ingram In-Studio: “Sky/Lift”Randy Ingram brings his band to WBGO’s performance studio in celebration of his recording “Sky/Lift.” ┬áThe pianist speaks to Josh Jackson. ┬áListen to some of his other tracks here.

Gregory Porter Live at Newport 2014

August 12, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Studio Sessions

Gregory Porter Live at Newport 2014Vocalist Gregory Porter sings songs from his albums Water, Be Good, and Liquid Spirit live on the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Jon Batiste And Stay Human Live At Newport 2014

August 6, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Live, Studio Sessions

Jon Batiste And Stay Human Live At Newport 2014Pianist Jon Batiste’s Stay Human Band plays gospel and New Orleans grooves live from the main stage at the 2014 Newport Jazz Festival.

Danilo Perez: “Panama 500″ Live at WBGO

June 25, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Studio Sessions

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  
Filed under Live, Studio Sessions

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  
Filed under Live, Studio Sessions

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  
Filed under Studio Sessions

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  
Filed under Studio Sessions

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  
Filed under Studio Sessions

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.

Next Page »