Grant Jackson appears in the following:
Friday, March 07, 2014
Host Marian McPartland talks to her longtime friend and idol on the first episode, recorded in 1978 with Williams and bassist Ronnie Boykins.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Coltrane performs her own "Transfiguration" and joins host Marian McPartland in "Giant Steps."
Friday, February 21, 2014
Piano Jazz remembers the musician, composer, arranger and band leader with this 1998 session, recorded before an audience at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.
Friday, January 24, 2014
The innovative guitarist plays "Blue Monk" with host Marian McPartland in a session from 2003.
Friday, January 17, 2014
In the 1950s, New York's Hickory House was known for its sizzling steaks and a swinging jazz trio led by a young female pianist with a British accent and a God-given touch. McPartland, along with bassist Joe Morello and drummer Bill Crow, held court at the Hickory House for more than a decade.
Friday, January 10, 2014
McPartland and guest host Elvis Costello stroll down memory lane as she discusses her favorite moments from more than 700 episodes of Piano Jazz. Costello serenades McPartland with a moving version of "P.S. I Love You" and introduces a new song, "You Hung the Moon."
Friday, January 03, 2014
The tables are turned, as McPartland sits at the guest bench to discuss her life as a performer and as the host of Piano Jazz. She reminisces about moments from the program's early days; then, guest host Elvis Costello sings as McPartland plays "Our Love Is Here to Stay."
Friday, December 20, 2013
Marian McPartland and her guests from seasons past, present and future share favorite memories and unique musical performances of Christmas classics and original holiday tunes.
Friday, December 06, 2013
Saxophonist Jean Fineberg and drummer Allison Miller join the trumpeter in a 2006 session.
Friday, November 01, 2013
The pianist and club owner plays Cole Porter's "So in Love" with host Marian McPartland in 2006.
Friday, October 25, 2013
On this 2007 program, recorded before a live audience at the John F. Kennedy Center, Taylor performs his tunes "In Loving Memory" and "If You Really Are Concerned."
Friday, September 06, 2013
Mangione and bassist Gary Mazzaroppi team up with host Marian McPartland to perform dynamic trio work in a session from 1999. The set includes Mangione's famous tune "Feels So Good," as well as a few beloved standards.
Friday, August 30, 2013
The boundary-pushing trumpeter plays Mary Lou Williams tunes with Marian McPartland in 2000.
Friday, August 23, 2013
The pianist performs "Clouds" and pairs with host Marian McPartland for "How Deep Is The Ocean?" in 2003.
Friday, August 16, 2013
The alto saxophonist stops by to present a master class in improvisation on the standards.
Monday, August 05, 2013
The singer-songwriter and guitarist plays a couple of Gershwin tunes with host Marian McPartland.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The composer behind the Mission: Impossible theme plays a set spanning Stravinsky and Gillespie.
Friday, July 12, 2013
Bunch learned to arrange for big bands while held captive in a German POW camp during WWII. After returning stateside, he worked with the likes of Woody Herman, Gene Krupa and Benny Goodman, and was Tony Bennett's pianist for a number of years. Bunch died earlier this year, so Piano Jazz remembers him with this 1991 session.
Friday, June 28, 2013
Medeski joins host Jon Weber to perform a surprising duet and pieces from his new solo piano album.
Friday, June 21, 2013
One of the premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook presents a set of timeless music.