The Checkout - Show Podcast
Summary: Discover Music with The Checkout - new music and the people making it, from WBGO.
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Monk Competition-winning trumpeter Marquis Hill leads his quintet live at WBGO, and pianist Aaron Golberg explores "The Now" on a new Sunnyside CD.
New releases from producer Joseph Branciforte & guitarist Anthony Pirog, & Pedro Sa Moraes introduces "explorative" Brazilian music and songs.
Saxophonist Steve Lehman & NPR's Patrick Jarenwattananon stop by to help The Checkout pick the best CDs of 2014.
Guitarist Matt Stevens' Quintet and Vince Giordano's Nighthawks live, and saxophonist Walter Smith III shares some surprising inspirations.
Bassist Derrick Hodge, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire and Blue Note president Don Was talk about their music and the label's superband, "Our Point Of View."
Drummer Otis Brown's talks about inspirations for his Blue Note debut, and Sam Harris's trio performs "Interludes" live at WBGO.
South African drummer Kevin Naidoo & pianist Kyle Shepherd play live, and saxophonist Marcus Strickland and drummer Kendrick Scott talk about their Blue Note Records supergroup's East Coast debut.
Composer Guillermo Klein, saxophonist Uri Gurvich and vibraphonist Warren Wolf lead ensembles live at the Berklee College of Music's Cafe 939 in Boston.
Trumpeter Terence Blanchard plays duets with Fabian Almazan on piano, the Holophonor septet plays live, and singer Dee Dee Bridgewater introduces trumpeter Theo Croker to the world.
Trombonist Fred Wesley & singer Martha High, and drummers Joechen Rueckert and Ches Smith.
We celebrate 20 years of democracy in South Africa with live music from Johannesburg's UHADI, and interviews with trumpeter Hugh Masekela and pianist Abdullah Ibrahim.
Parliament/Funkadelic founder George Clinton, producer Quincy Jones on trumpeter Clark Terry, & Lady Gaga's duet album with Tony Bennett.
Kris Bowers performs live at WBGO and talks with Simon Rentner; guitarist Bill Frisell talks with Josh Jackson about his CD "GUITAR IN THE SPACE AGE!"
Antonio Adolfo plays bossa nova with Hendrik Meurkens and Carol Saboya; Kavita Shah blends South Asia with Africa on a new CD; and Andrew D'Angelo and Jennifer Leitham perform at Philly's Outbeat Festival.