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Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride Tue, Nov 21st from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
A Tribute to Grover Washington Jr.
Few instrumentalists have bridged the world between R&B and jazz as seamlessly as the late Grover Washington Jr. Jazz Night in America unpacks the player’s roots, legacy, and the complicated critical reaction tied with his commercial success. Backed by members of Washington’s original band, saxophonists Gerald Albright and Najee are in the hot seat from this party-of-a tribute recorded live in Mr. Magic’s adopted hometown of Philadelphia.
Piano Jazz With Marian McPartland
Piano Jazz With Marian McPartland Wed, Nov 22nd from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Ellyn Rucker
Ellyn Rucker’s light sensual vocals and smooth swinging piano produce a wonderfully intriguing mixture. Hailing from Colorado, Rucker broke into the jazz big leagues in the 1980s after she took up her musical career fulltime. She remains a staple on the Denver music scene. On this 1993 Piano Jazz, her versatility is evident when she performs Cole Porter’s Everything I Love, then McPartland joins in to play the title tune from one of Rucker’s albums, This Heart of Mine.
Jazz Profiles With Nancy Wilson
Jazz Profiles With Nancy Wilson Thu, Nov 23rd from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
George Shearing
Blind from birth, pianist George Shearing was considered Britain's most popular jazz pianist. In 1947 he settled in New York where he was strongly influenced by the bebop style. He led various quintets in the late '40s and '50s, achieving commercial success on a scale rarely known in the jazz world. Despite an often pop-oriented sound, Shearing is first and foremost a swinging improviser.
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