Checkout Studio Session: Roy Hargrove Big Band

September 10, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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Hargrove-sSelections from a WBGO studio session with Roy Hargrove and his big band.  The 18-piece jazz orchestra plays music from Emergence, Hargrove's newest recording.  Recorded 8/28/09 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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Set List:
Roy Allan (Hargrove)
Trust (Hargrove)
Mambo for Roy (Chucho Valdes)
Tschpiso (Hargrove)

Personnel:

Roy Hargrove: conductor, trumpet, flugelhorn

Frank Greene: trumpet
Greg Gisbert: trumpet
Tanya Darby: trumpet
Darren Barrett: trumpet

Jason Jackson: trombone
Vincent Chandler: trombone
Michael Dease: trombone
Max Seigel: bass trombone

Bruce Williams: alto saxophone & flute
Justin Robinson: alto saxophone & flute
Norbert Stachel: tenor saxophone & flute
Keith Loftis: tenor saxophone & flute
Jason Marshall: baritone saxophone & flute

Jonathan Batiste: piano
Ameen Saleem: bass
Montez Coleman: drums
Saul Rubin: guitar

David Tallacksen: Music Mix

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Checkout Studio Session: Donny McCaslin Quartet

September 10, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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McCaslin-sThe Donny McCaslin Quartet visits WBGO and performs music from McCaslin's new recording, Declaration.   Recorded 8/31/09 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
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Personnel:
Donny McCaslin - saxophone
Ben Monder - guitar
Hans Glawischnig - bass
Adam Cruz - drums

Set List:
M
Fat Cat
Declaration

All compositions by Donny McCaslin

Josh Jackson: Producer and Host
Josh Webb: Music Mix

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Julian Lage: Sounding Point

May 5, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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julian_sGuitarist Julian Lage and his band play music from the WBGO Performance Studio.  Recorded April 1, 2009.
Hosted by Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Tallacksen

Musicians:
Julian Lage - guitar
Aristides Rivas - cello
Ben Roseth - alto sax
Jorge Roeder - bass
Tupac Mantilla - drums

Set List:
Working Title
Motor Minder
Bluegrass Underscore

All compositions by Julian Lage

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The Checkout: April 14, 2009

April 14, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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In this episode, we talk to drummer Jack DeJohnette and John Comerford, the producer of the film documentary, Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense.  Singer Claudia Acuna and her band join us in the studio.  Marco Benevento plays music live in our studio. New York Times music critic, Ben Ratliff, discovers new music from pianist Horace Parlan recorded in 1961.  Hear "Tango African" from Music We Are, featuring Jack DeJohnette, bassist John Patitucci, and pianist Danilo Perez.

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Marco Benevento: Me Not Me

March 30, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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benevento_s1The Marco Benevento Trio from the WBGO Studio.
Recorded March 7, 2009.
Marco Benevento - piano
Marc Friedman - bass
Andrew Barr - drums

Set List:
Seems So Long Ago, Nancy (Leonard Cohen)
Twin Killers (Deerhoof)
Mephisto (Benevento)

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Producer: Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Tallacksen

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Claudia Acuna: En Este Momento

March 30, 2009 by Joshua Jackson
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Singer Claudia Acuna and her band play music at WBGO.
Recorded March 19, 2009.

claudiawbgo_s1Claudia Acuna - vocals
Juancho Herrera - guitar
Jason Lindner - piano
Carlos Henderson - bass
Yayo Serka - drums

Set List:
El Cigarrito (Victor Jara)
Tulum (Claudia Acuna)
Every Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter)

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Producer: Josh Jackson
Recorded by David Tallacksen

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