WBGO Blog
  • The Checkout! Live from 92Y: Omer Avital & Gregory Tardy

    November 7, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO's The Checkout! is proud to present bassist Omer Avital's Band of the East, and tenor saxophonist Gregory Tardy's quintet live from the 92Y Tribeca tonight at 8 p.m., hosted by Josh Jackson. Watch the concert live here or listen to our on-air stream, and join in our chat below.

    If you like what you hear, visit The Checkout's show page for interviews and studio sessions hosted by Josh Jackson, and tune in to our sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Avital, Tardy and other artists at the cutting edge of jazz. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!

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  • The Checkout: Live from Berklee Presents Chihiro Yamanaka

    October 18, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO is proud to present pianist Chihiro Yamanaka live from the Red Room @ Cafe 939, at the Berklee College of Music in Boston tonight at 8 p.m. Co-presented by WBGO, NPR Music, and Berklee, the series brings critically acclaimed, New York-based Berklee alumni back to their alma mater for concerts. They will also be archived, and available for on-demand listening, at NPRmusic.org, and WBGO. Watch the concert live or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join in our chat below with Patrick Jarenwattananon and Tim Wilkins.

    If you like what you hear, tune in to our sister station, The Jazz Bee, to hear recordings by Yamanaka and other up-and-coming performers. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!

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  • Live at 92Y Tribeca: Dave Douglas Quintet with Aoife O'Donovan

    September 19, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    WBGO is proud to present trumpeter Dave Douglas live from the 92Y Tribeca tonight at 8 p.m. with saxophonist Jon Irabagon, Linda Oh on bass, Rudy Royston on drum, Matt Mitchell on keyboards and special guest Aoife O'Donovan on vocals. The group will play selections from their just-released CD, Be Still. Watch the concert live or listen to our on-air stream with host Josh Jackson, and join in our chat below with Patrick Jarenwattananon and Tim Wilkins. And don't forget WBGO's broadcasts from the 92Y and Village Vanguard live on in our video archive. Enjoy!

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