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Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride Mon, Dec 5th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Nate Smith + Strings in Memphis
Drummer Nate Smith, who is often celebrated for his groovy "pocket,” finds a new a dimension to his craft as a string arranger. Hear the premiere of his groovy sextet Kinfolk, with a double string quartet featuring members of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. It’s Nate Smith like you’ve never heard before.
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride Mon, Dec 12th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Cassandra Wilson [ENCORE]
Jazz Night unravels vocalist Cassandra Wilson's Mississippi magic with music from her catalog, words from the artist herself and some of her collaborators. We share a rare live recording from Germany that Wilson released in 1991 and music from her Billie Holiday project JNIA recorded at the Kennedy Center in 2015.
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride Mon, Dec 19th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Holiday Special with Matt Wilson
Get in the holiday spirit with Jazz Night as we celebrate the season with some festive music from drummer Matt Wilson and his aptly named group Christmas Tree-Oh. Who knows? Maybe we'll even get a visit from Jazz Santa.
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride Mon, Dec 26th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Crate Digging: McCoy Tyner [ENCORE]
Host Christian McBride uncovers a 1997 Village Vanguard concert from the late McCoy Tyner, a man he affectionately called “Homes.” We’ll hear the pianist with his trio featuring bassist George Mraz and drummer Al Foster. McBride recalls his early days with the late pianist and sprinkles in some personal anecdotes.
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride Mon, Jan 2nd from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
"In Memoriam" of Joey DeFrancesco (and others)
One of the great organ virtuosos of our time left us in 2022. Known for his blurring speed and stomping swing, Joey DeFrancesco was a perennial favorite among jazz fans around the world. Our host, Christian McBride grew up with the late organist in Philadelphia. In this In Memoriam episode, he pays tribute to his childhood friend and revisits a 2019 conversation they had in the City of Brotherly Love.

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