The Checkout: November 16, 2010

November 29, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: November 16, 2010

The Checkout features a studio session from saxophonist Greg Ward and his trio, plus an interview with Blake Leyh, music supervisor for the HBO series, Treme.  WBGO’s Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Blake Leyh

November 29, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Checkout Interview: Blake LeyhWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to Blake Leyh, music supervisor of HBO’s Treme, about the music compilation from Season One.

Studio Session: Greg Ward Trio

November 29, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: Greg Ward TrioSaxophonist Greg Ward plays with his new trio at WBGO for The Checkout. Recorded 11/9/10 at WBGO.

Personnel:
Greg Ward – alto saxophone
Joe Sanders – bass
Damion Reid – drums

Set List:
All In
Like Mozart
V.S. 4

All compositions by Greg Ward
Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

The Checkout: November 9, 2010

November 10, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: November 9, 2010

The Checkout features interviews with John McLaughlin and Joris Roelofs, a studio performance with Miles Okazaki, and a highlight from Lou Donaldson at the Village Vanguard.

Checkout Interview: John McLaughlin

November 10, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Checkout Interview: John McLaughlinWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to guitarist John McLaughlin about his new recording, To the One.

Checkout Interview: Joris Roelofs

November 10, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Checkout Interview: Joris RoelofsWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to Dutch reed player and improviser Joris Roelofs.

The Checkout: November 2, 2010

November 2, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: November 2, 2010

The Checkout features interviews with alto saxophonists Lou Donaldson and Bunky Green, and pianist John Escreet introduces his new trio in a studio performance at WBGO.  Josh Jackson is your host.

Checkout Interview: Lou Donaldson

November 2, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Checkout Interview: Lou DonaldsonWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to saxophonist Lou Donaldson, who celebrates his 84th birthday at the Village Vanguard.
Hear the live concert.

Studio Session: John Escreet Trio

November 2, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Studio Session: John Escreet TrioPianist John Escreet introduces his new trio on The Checkout. Recorded 10/15/10 at WBGO.

Personnel:
John Escreet – piano
John Hebert – bass
Tyshawn Sorey – drums

Set List:
Untitled I
Untitled II
Untitled III

All compositions by John Escreet
Producer and Host: Josh Jackson
Recorded by Michael Downes

Checkout Interview: Bunky Green

November 2, 2010 by Josh Jackson  
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Checkout Interview: Bunky GreenWBGO’s Josh Jackson talks to saxophonist Bunky Green about his new recording with Rudresh Mahanthappa, Apex (Pi Recordings).