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The Checkout – Live at Berklee: Jaleel Shaw

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 8:00pm

New York's WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and NPRmusic proudly present year two of The Checkout - Live at Berklee. Critically acclaimed, New York-based performers return to their Berklee roots and perform for the world from Boston's Cafe 939. Tonight's concert features Jaleel Shaw with Lawrence Fields, Boris Kozlov, and Johnathan Blake.

See the action video streamed live worldwide at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time on NPRmusic.org and hear it in New York on WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM or wbgo.org. You can also listen to every show anytime after its airdate archived at Checkoutjazz.org and NPRmusic.org.

Alto and soprano saxophonist Jaleel Shaw is a member of the Roy Haynes Quartet and the Mingus Big Band and has performed with Christian McBride, Jason Moran, Roy Hargrove, Dave Holland, Jimmy Cobb, and more. Shaw grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was constantly surrounded by music.

In 2008, Shaw started his own record label, Changu Records, on which he released his second CD, Optimism. That same year, he won his second ASCAP Young Composer Award for the composition “The Flipside,” from Optimism. He was also nominated for Up and Coming Artist by the Jazz Journalists Association later that year. Shaw was nominated for Alto Saxophonist of the Year in Jazz Times magazine’s 2011 Readers Poll.

Admission $10, $5 with Berklee ID

For more information or tickets, visit www.cafe939.com

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