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

The Checkout: Derrick Hodge’s Metronome Generation

August 6, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: Derrick Hodge’s Metronome GenerationThe “metronome generation” visits WBGO to play music from bassist Derrick Hodge’s debut, Live Today (Blue Note).  Hear an interview and performance on The Checkout.

Derrick Hodge, bass
Travis Sayles, piano and keyboard
Mark Colenburg, drums
Ambrose Akinmusire, trumpet

Recorded August 5, 2013 at WBGO-Newark.

WBGO Studio Session: No BS! Brass Band

July 2, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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WBGO Studio Session: No BS! Brass BandRichmond-based NO BS! Brass Band visits WBGO to perform on The Checkout.  Hear them play songs from RVA All Day and Fight Song: A Tribute to Charles Mingus. Josh Jackson hosts.

Studio Session: David Murray Infinity Quartet

June 19, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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David MurraySaxophonist David Murray visits The Checkout with his Infinity Quartet.  Hear them perform songs from Be My Monster Love (Motema) at WBGO. Josh Jackson hosts.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: Brothers Hypnotic

June 12, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: Brothers HypnoticMembers of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble visit WBGO to perform on The Checkout.  Hear them talk about their participation in Brothers Hypnotic and perform music from their upcoming recording, Customs.

Marc Cary and Pyeng Threadgill: For Moseka

June 11, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Marc Cary and Pyeng Threadgill: For MosekaPianist Marc Cary talks to WBGO’s Josh Jackson about his formative years with Abbey Lincoln.  Cary visits The Checkout to perform selections from his solo debut, For the Love of Abbey (Motema), and duos with singer Pyeng Threadgill.

Studio Session: Terence Blanchard Quintet

May 29, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: Terence Blanchard QuintetThe Terence Blanchard Quintet performs music from Magnetic (Blue Note) in this WBGO live studio session.  Josh Jackson hosts.

Terence Blanchard – trumpet
Brice Winston – tenor saxophone
Fabian Almazan – piano
Joshua Crumbly – bass
Kendrick Scott – drums

Set List:
Magnetic (T. Blanchard)
Jacob’s Ladder (J. Crumbly)
No Borders, Just Horizons (K. Scott)
Pet Step Sitter’s Theme Song (F. Almazan)

Recorded by David Tallacksen
Host: Josh Jackson

Studio Session: Gamak

April 2, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: GamakSaxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa brings his band Gamak to The Checkout to play music from the new recording on ACT Music. Recorded February 21, 2013 at WBGO.

Set List:
Waiting is Forbidden
Abhogi
Slendro/Wrathful Wisdom

All compositions by Rudresh Mahanthappa

Personnel:
Rudresh Mahanthappa – alto saxophone
David “Fuze” Fiuczynski – guitar
François Moutin – bass
Dan Weiss – drums

Producer and Host Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Tallacksen
Assisted by Michael Downes

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