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 Café 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.

Noah Preminger Quartet: Morgantown & K

November 13, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Noah Preminger Quartet: Morgantown & KTenor saxophonist Noah Preminger explains the inspirations for his reent compositions and performs live in the WBGO studios with Ben Monder on guitar, John Hebert on bass and Colin Stranahan on drums.

Jonathan Batiste: Star-Spangled Piano

October 17, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Jonathan Batiste: Star-Spangled PianoPianist Jonathan Batiste demonstrates for Josh Jackson how he integrates the influences of Chopin, James Booker and New York life into his piano style, and plays The Star Spangled Banner.

Studio Session: Pedrito Martinez Group

October 7, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: Pedrito Martinez GroupThe Pedrito Martinez Group performs music from their self-titled debut on The Checkout. Recorded October 4, 2013 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Pedrito Martinez – congas, cajon, voc
Ariacne Trujillo – keyboard, voc
Alvaro Benavides – bass, voc
Jhair “El Baby” Sala – bongo, cowbell, voc

Set List:
La Habana
Memorias
Que Palo

The Checkout: Likemind Collective

September 18, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout:  Likemind Collective 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.

The Checkout: Leo Genovese

August 15, 2013 by Simon Rentner  
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The Checkout: Leo Genovese

Leo Genovese (keyboards) joins Dan Blake (saxophones) and Jeff Williams (drums) for a studio session hosted by WBGO’s Josh Jackson.  They perform unreleased material from Genovese’s new album Seeds (Palmetto).

Recorded August 1st, 2013 at WBGO-Newark.

Preview Leo Genovese’s entire album Seeds on WBGO Radar.

The Checkout: Booker T. Jones Meets Robert Randolph

August 14, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout:  Booker T. Jones Meets Robert RandolphA little history was made when organist Booker T. Jones played with pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph for the very first time.   Hear the performance with WBGO’s Michael Bourne.

Recorded July 29th, 2013 at WBGO-Newark

Simon Rentner, Producer
David Tallacksen, Engineer
Jeremy Stirone, Assistant Engineer

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