Whaling City Sound

Pianist Benito Gonzalez has been on the Jazz radar globally since winning the 2005 Great American Jazz Piano Competition.  Over the years Benito has accompanied: Curtis Fuller, Pharaoh Sanders, Bobby Hutcherson, Christian McBride, Ignacio Berroa, Roy Hargrove, Rene McLean, Steve Turre, Hamiet Bluiett, Antonio Sanchez, T.K. Blue, Nicholas Payton and Jackie Mclean. 

Jay Rodriguez: your sound

Apr 18, 2018

Colombian-born, New York City-raised Jay Rodriguez has earned multiple Grammy nominations playing flute, saxophone and clarinet on various records and stages over the years. He is a graduate of the famed New York City High School. Over the years he has accompanied and shared the state with, among others, Phil Woods, Tito D'Rivera, Michael Henderson, Modeski Martin & Wood, Tupac Shakur, Isaac Hayes, The Roots, B.B. King, Clark Terry, and Wynton Marsalis.

February 11: Jazz Tones Insights - Eric Wyatt

Feb 11, 2018

Tune into Jazz Tones on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Sunday, February 11 at 3:00 p.m. as I feature the straight ahead music of Eric Wyatt.   Wyatt is blazing his own trail on his new release Look to the Sky.   It is his debut for the Whaling City Sound label. The Brooklyn born saxman is the godson of saxophone collossus Sonny Rollins. Wyatt's playing is both harmonic and creative in the style of Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Rollins.