BOSTON — Celebrated jazz saxaphonist Arni Cheatham visited WGBH to perform a show for fans and members of the WGBH Jazz Club. The event was recorded live in the WGBH Fraser Performance Studio.
Over the past 25 years, Cheatham has appeared with such notables as Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Persip, and Son Seals, and has opened for legends Cab Calloway and Gary Burton. For more than two decades, Cheatham has played lead alto with The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra.
Cheatham played a few original compositions during his set in the WGBH studio. Joining him were Kevin Harris on Piano, Bill Lowe on Bass Trombone and Tuba, Keala Kumeheawa on Accoustic Bass and Steve Langone on Drum Set.
Live jazz performances are hosted by WGBH's Eric Jackson and produced WGBH's by Steve Schwartz. Learn more about Jazz on WGBH radio, and join the WGBH Jazz Club to receive members-only invitations to future Jazz In Performance events.
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