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  • The Checkout Interviews Wayne Shorter

    February 8, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Wayne Shorter will be performing this Wednesday at Town Hall -- for more, check out my preview that ran Friday in the Newark Star-Ledger. He'll also be featured on this week's edition of The Checkout. Producer Josh Jackson caught up with him last week from his home in West Hollywood, and suffered a few technical difficulties along the way. Here's his take on what went down: Read more

  • Morning Cup of Jazz 2/8/11

    February 8, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Today at WBGO:

    - Josh Jackson interviewed Wayne Shorter for this week's edition of The Checkout. The interview airs tonight at 6:30 -- in the meantime, listen to Wayne poke fun at Josh's "University Voice."

    - Also featured on The Checkout: Maria Neckham and the Either/Orchestra.

    - Last week's Aaron Goldberg concert at the Village Vanguard was, to put it simply, ridiculously good. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can still listen to it for free. Next month, tune in for Terrell Stafford on March 8.

    - Contribute to our Winter Fund Drive -- today is Match Day, which means your contribution will be worth twice as much to us as it would on any other day!

    - Tonight at 7:30, Latino USA explores the connections between pro-democracy movemeents in Egypt and Latin America.

    Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings: Read more

  • Morning Cup of Jazz 2/7/11

    February 7, 2011. Posted by Alex Rodriguez.

    Coming up today at WBGO:

    - Josh Jackson interviewed Wayne Shorter for this week's edition of The Checkout. Check back soon for a sneak preview ...

    - Last week's Aaron Goldberg concert at the Village Vanguard was, to put it simply, ridiculously good. Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can still listen to it for free.

    - Contribute to our Winter Fund Drive. Still going strong, but we always welcome new members!

    - Tonight at 6:30, Jazz @ Lincoln Center host Wendell Pierce offers a "Soul Jazz Summit."

    - And at 7:30, Steve Adubato and Rafael Pi Roman serve up our weekly dose of Jersey politics with the NJ Capitol Report.

    Click through to learn more about today's jazz happenings: Read more