So, the guys who are playing live at the Blue Note tonight, the Berklee Scholarship Sextet, are in a tradition of great players who have honed their art in Boston, and then brought their ideas to NYC. They’re here with their professor and mentor, trumpeter Darren Barrett, himself a Berklee and Monk Institute alumnus, and winner of the Monk Institute Trumpet Competition. At midday, we go to WBGO-FM, the NY area’s primo jazz station, where they’ll perform live on the air, for an hour. We’re staying in Midtown, so we’re away in a hired bus to Newark, where the station is perched.
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This guys are fantastic!.. They are playing right now, you can listen to them at http://www.wbgo.org/listennow/