The Checkout: April 15, 2018

April 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Featured, Shows

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The Checkout: April 15, 2018A singer’s extravaganza with Cecile McLorin Salvant’s WomanChild,, Zara McFarlane’s If You Knew Her and John Hollenbeck’s Songs I Like A Lot with Theo Bleckmann.

Zara McFarlane: “If You Knew Her”

April 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Featured, New Music

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Zara McFarlane: “If You Knew Her”U.K. singer-songwriter Zara McFarlane introduces songs from her new album, If You Knew Her, and reveals some of her inspirations.

Cecile McLorin Salvant: “WomanChild”

April 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Featured, Interviews

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Cecile McLorin Salvant: “WomanChild”Singer Cecile McLoriin Salvant talks with Michael Bourne about WomanChild, her album which features songs by Bert Williams, Fats Waller and others.

Hollenbeck & Bleckmann: “Songs I Like A Lot”

April 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Featured, Interviews

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Hollenbeck & Bleckmann: “Songs I Like A Lot”Bandleader John Hollenbeck and singer Theo Bleckmann talk with Michael Bourne about their album Songs I Like A Lot, which features interpretations of songs by Freddie Mercury, Glen Campbell and others.

The Checkout: April 8, 2014

April 9, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: April 8, 2014Nicholas Payton reinterprets Miles Davis and Gil Evans’s Sketches Of Spain, Ambrose Akinmusire talks about his new album and actor John Douglas Thompson and author Terry Teachout talk about their new play which honors Louis Armstrong, “Satchmo At The Waldorf.”

Nicholas Payton: “Sketches Of Spain”

April 9, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under New Music

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Nicholas Payton: “Sketches Of Spain”Trumpeter Nicholas Payton performs Miles Davis and Gil Evans’s Sketches Of Spain live with Switzerland’s Basel Sinfonieorchester and talks with Awilda Rivera.

Teachout & Thompson: “Satchmo At The Waldorf”

April 9, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Interviews

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Teachout & Thompson: “Satchmo At The Waldorf”Actor John Douglas Thompson and author Terry Teachout talk with WBGO’s Rhonda Hamilton about “Satchmo At The Waldorf,” a new play about the life of Louis Armstrong. The play is currently at New York’s Westside Theatre Upstairs.

Ambrose Akinmusire: “The Imagined Savior”

April 9, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Interviews

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Ambrose Akinmusire: “The Imagined Savior”Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire talks with Josh Jackson about his new Blue Note album The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint.

The Checkout: April 1, 2014

April 1, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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The Checkout: April 1, 2014Caravan Palace explains their Parisian blend of swing dance music with electronica, the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble play live at (le) Poisson Rouge, and Jason Moran and Robert Glasper explore the future of jazz together on twin pianos at Town Hall.

Pianists Robert Glasper & Jason Moran Play Live

April 1, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
Filed under Interviews, Live

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Pianists Robert Glasper & Jason Moran Play LivePianists Robert Glasper and Jason Moran play a live duet at New York’s Town Hall to celebrate Blue Note Records’ 75th anniversary, and talk with WBGO’s Josh Jackson about the evolution of jazz.

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