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Piano Jazz With Marian McPartland
Piano Jazz With Marian McPartland Wed, Jun 26th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Billy Taylor
On this episode of Piano Jazz, recorded in front of an audience at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Taylor performs a set of mostly original tunes, including In Loving Memory and If You Really Are Concerned. Host Marian McPartland performs her Portrait of Billy Taylor, and joins him for duets on the standards Lullaby in Rhythm and These Foolish Things.
Jazz Profiles With Nancy Wilson
Jazz Profiles With Nancy Wilson Thu, Jun 27th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Ray Brown
In a career that spanned over fifty years, Ray Brown performed in virtually every major nightclub and concert hall in the world. This Grammy award-winning double bass player took part in early bop recording sessions with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Bud Powell. He toured with Ella Fitzgerald as her music director during the late '40s, and had a long-time affiliation with pianist Oscar Peterson. Renowned for his precision, the beauty of his tone, and the elegance of his solos, Brown also established himself as one of the leading bassists in the bop style.
Crazy 'Bout The Blues with Kathleen Lawton
Crazy 'Bout The Blues with Kathleen Lawton Fri, Jun 28th from 9:00PM - 12:00AM
From the earliest recorded blues to 21st century blues; from the depths of the Mississippi Delta to the grooves of Oaktown - Crazy 'Bout the Blues explores the whole gamut of emotions that make up the wild, witty, heartbreaking and unpredictable genre called the blues, the roots of so much of America's popular music.