Nicholas Payton: “Sketches Of Spain”

April 9, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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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.

Pugs And Crows: “Everyone Knows Everyone”

March 19, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Pugs And Crows: “Everyone Knows Everyone”Pianist Cat Toren, from the Vancouver-based band Pugs And Crows, talks with Kyle Eagle about their new album Everyone Knows Everyone, which features Cole Schmidt on guitar, Russell Sholberg on bass, Meredith Bates on violin, Ben Brown on drums, and guest guitarist Tony Wilson.

Jim Campilongo: “Dream Dictionary”

January 29, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Jim Campilongo: “Dream Dictionary”Guitarist Jim Campilongo talks with Josh Jackson about his CD Dream Dictionary, which includes songs by Jimi Hendrix and Norah Jones, and his duo with guitarist Steve Cardenas.

Simona Premazzi: “The Lucid Dreamer”

January 22, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Simona Premazzi: “The Lucid Dreamer”Pianist and composer Simona Premazzi talks with Josh Jackson about her new album, The Lucid Dreamer.

Ed Simon’s “Venezuelan Suite”

January 16, 2014 by Josh Jackson  
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Ed Simon’s “Venezuelan Suite”Pianist and composer Edward Simon takes on a musical journey through his home country with Venezuelan Suite, an ensemble work he has just released on Sunnyside Records with Adam Cruz on drums, Roberto Koch on bass, Marco Granados on flutes, Mark Turner on tenor saxophone, John Ellis on bass clarinet, Jorge Glem on cuatro, Luis Quintero on percussion, Leonardo Granados on maracas, and Edmar Castañeda on harp.

Patrick Cornelius Octet: “When We Were Very Young”

December 18, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Patrick Cornelius Octet: “When We Were Very Young”The Patrick Cornelius Octet performs selections from his new suite, When We Were Very Young, based on the poetry of A. A. Milne, in a live broadcast from the Berklee College of Music’s Café 939 in Boston.

Ted Rosenthal Trio: “Wonderland”

December 11, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Ted Rosenthal Trio: “Wonderland”Pianist Ted Rosenthal performs selections from his new CD Wonderland, with Noriko Ueda on bass and Tim Horner on drums, and shares some holiday good cheer with Gary Walker.

Now Vs. Now: Earth Analog

December 4, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Now Vs. Now: Earth AnalogThe Trio Now Vs. Now, with Jason Lindner on keyboards, Panagiotis Andreou on bass and Mark Guiliana on drums, talk with Tim Wilkins about their new album Earth Analog.

The 3 Cohens: “Tightrope” Live

November 27, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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The 3 Cohens: “Tightrope” LiveThe Three Cohens – siblings Anat on clarinet, Yuval on tenor saxophone and Avishai on trumpet – perform music from their CD Tightrope live at WBGO and talk with Simon Rentner.

Joe Fiedler’s “Sackbut Stomp”

November 21, 2013 by Josh Jackson  
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Joe Fiedler’s “Sackbut Stomp”Trombonist Joe Fiedler leads his “Big Sackbut” ensemble through some the compositions from his new CD, Sackbut Stomp, with Luis Bonilla and Ryan Keberle on trombones and Marcus Rojas on tuba, live in the WBGO studios.

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