May 1, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Singer Ann Hampton Callaway talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about her new show, “From Sassy to Divine”, which honors Newark native and NEA Jazz Master Sarah Vaughan. Callaway performs at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center from May 2 through 5. Enjoy!
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April 24, 2013. Posted by Brandy Wood.
For our fourth consecutive year, WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM is pleased to extend a personal invitation for Jazz on the Mountain at the historic Mohonk Mountain House resort, January 17-20, 2014 in the beautiful Catskills.
Celebrating 15 years at the Mohonk Mountain House, WBGO announcer Michael Bourne will once again host this stellar program – a four-day jazz extravaganza over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend – with a lineup of jazz greats, including: Matt Wilson, Martin Wind, Scott Robinson, Fred Hersch, Joe Locke, Julian Lage and more.* Also a performance of A Jazzy Valentine, a show conceived and narrated by Michael Bourne, with singers Christopher Gines, LaTanya Hall, and musical director Hilary Kole. Michael Bourne has some special things lined up to mark his 15th year!
*please note: Artists are subject to change.
Mohonk is offering a discounted rate exclusively for friends of WBGO Jazz 88.3FM. This unique package includes:
• a welcome cocktail reception on Friday evening
• a private 15th anniversary dinner with Michael Bourne, musicians and WBGO guests on Saturday
• a Mohonk Mountain House scavenger hunt on Sunday afternoon
Whether you are planning a family outing, a romantic retreat, a weekend with friends or a self-exploration getaway, the Mountain House has activities for all!
DATES: January 17-20, 2014
LOCATION: 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
Mohonk Mountain House is a National Historic Landmark located just 90 miles north of New York City.
• Three (3) nights Single Occupancy: $1,425
• Three (3) nights Double Occupancy: $2,125
Children’s nightly rate: Under 4 – Stay Free; 4-12 Yrs Old - $110.00; 13 & over - $196.00
*These rates are inclusive of a 12% service charge. Tax is excluded for WBGO guests only.
Checks and credit cards are payable to WBGO.
Please note: WBGO rates include bountiful breakfast and lunch buffets with dinner as a traditional served meal, afternoon tea and cookies and all associated gratuities. Also included is the welcome cocktail reception (Friday evening) and exclusive private dinner with Michael Bourne, musicians and WBGO guests (Saturday evening) and a musical Mohonk scavenger hunt (Sunday afternoon). Guests also receive amenities such as wireless Internet access, ice-skating, skiing, snowshoeing, snow tubing and use of the indoor heated swimming pool and comprehensive fitness center.
RESERVATIONS: To take advantage of the exclusive WBGO rate, you must place your reservation with Mohonk by calling 1-800-772-6646 and you MUST mention WBGO. Once you make your reservation, contact WBGO to make your deposit, 973-624-8880x269 or email WBGO
Please call Jennifer at 973-624-8880x269 or email WBGO with any questions.
We hope you can join WBGO for this very special jazz event and look forward to seeing you on the Mountain!
Photos from Jazz on the Mountain January 2013
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April 23, 2013. Posted by Tim Wilkins.
Singer Chris McNulty talks with WBGO's Michael Bourne about her career in the United States and in her native Australia, and her most recent CD release, Whispers The Heart. Enjoy!
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