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The Checkout Specials This Weekend

Two upcoming specials from The Checkout this weekend.


Sunday 6a and 6p - Greg Spero (performs solo piano from his new record ‘Peace’), Makaya McCraven (talks about his multi-instrumentalism beyond the drums), Marquis Hill (gives us some self-love tips during these crazy times and music from ‘Love Tape with Voices,’ vocalist Sirintip (performs with drummer Nolan Byrd), and Michael League (on making his first solo singer/songwriter album)


Sunday 7a and 7p – A Checkout Live From Our Living Rooms Special – highlights of performances from the virtual festival, including Ingrid Jensen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Zakir Hussain.

For more than 15 years, Simon Rentner has worked as a host, producer, broadcaster, web journalist, and music presenter in New York City. His career gives him the opportunity to cover a wide spectrum of topics including, history, culture, and, most importantly, his true passion of music from faraway places such as Europe, South America, and Africa.