Ring in the New Year coast to coast with the Toast of the Nation Jazz broadcast, beginning in Boston with WGBH host Eric Jackson and travelling across four US time zones.
Saxophonist Donald Harrison kicked off the first Boston celebration for Toast of the Nation 10 years ago, and he's back again with his quintet, playing at the Berklee Performance Center.
Listen online to celebrations from New York, Washington DC, Denver and Monterrey as each part of the US welcomes 2014. Performances begin at 9pm EST.
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Schedule of Events
9pm - Donald Harrison Quintet LIVE at Berklee Performance Center in Boston hosted by WGBH's Eric Jackson
10pm - Grammy nominee Cecile McLorin Salvant with the Aaron Diehl Trio from the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Festival
11pm - Wynton Marsalis Septet LIVE at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at Lincoln Center, with WBGO MC Josh Jackson
HAPPY NEW YEAR EAST COAST!
12:15am - Latino Music Festival of Chicago Presents Paquito D’Rivera in Concert - at Mayne Stage with Elbio Barilari, host of WFMT's Fiesta!
HAPPY NEW YEAR CENTRAL TIME!
1:15am – DENVER: Convergence with special guest Larry Goldings, keyboards at DazzleJazz with KUVO MC Carlos Lando
HAPPY NEW YEAR MOUNTAIN TIME!
2:15am - Bobby McFerrin and the spirityouall band, from the 56th Monterey Jazz Festival with Gil Goldstein, keyboards and arranger; David Mansfield, violin, mandolin, guitar; Armand Hirsch, guitars; Jeff Carney, bass; Louis Cato, drums; and special guest Madison McFerrin, vocals
HAPPY NEW YEAR PACIFIC TIME!
3:15am - Donald Harrison Quintet
4:15am - Cecile McLorin Salvant and the Aaron Diehl Trio
Toast of the Nation is presented by NPR Music, WGBO and WGBH. Produced by Suraya Mohamed and TD Kurt Stalnaker in Washington DC; Gary Mott and Antonio Oliart in Boston; Katie Simon and David Tallacksen in New York.
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