Grant Jackson

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Lalo Schifrin On Piano Jazz

Friday, July 19, 2013

The composer behind the Mission: Impossible theme plays a set spanning Stravinsky and Gillespie.


John Bunch On Piano Jazz

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.


John Medeski On Piano Jazz

Friday, June 28, 2013

Medeski joins host Jon Weber to perform a surprising duet and pieces from his new solo piano album.


Karen Oberlin On Piano Jazz

Friday, June 21, 2013

One of the premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook presents a set of timeless music.


Cynthia Sayer On Piano Jazz

Friday, June 14, 2013

The banjo player whips up a fresh take on an old-time sound with the help of host Jon Weber.


Janis Siegel On Piano Jazz

Friday, June 14, 2013

Siegel, a singer, is one quarter of the jazz supergroup The Manhattan Transfer. Throughout the 30 years she's spent with that musical institution, she's also released her own recordings featuring hip, seductive arrangements of standards, as well as newer works. Here, she visits Piano Jazz along with pianist and accordion player Gil Goldstein.


Clare Fischer On Piano Jazz

Friday, June 07, 2013

Hear the late bandleader bring his deft touch to a set of Billy Strayhorn classics and more.


Linda Oh On Piano Jazz

Friday, May 31, 2013

With the bass, "you have a lot more power than you may think," Oh says in a session with Jon Weber.


Rudresh Mahanthappa On Piano Jazz

Friday, May 17, 2013

Mahanthappa brings an explosive blend of jazz and South Indian classical music to the studio.


Robben Ford On Piano Jazz

Friday, May 03, 2013

The rock guitarist plays Little Buddy Doyle's "Slick Capers Blues" and more with host Jon Weber.


Phil Woods On Piano Jazz

Friday, May 03, 2013

Saxophonist Phil Woods is a true master of all things bop. He's been one of the top alto players since his debut in the mid-1950s, and he's been called the musical heir to Charlie Parker. In this session from 2003, Woods joins host Marian McPartland, bassist Steve Gilmore and drummer Bill Goodwin in "How About You" and "Fine and Dandy."


Stacy Sullivan On Piano Jazz

Friday, April 26, 2013

The vocalist performs a set of standards, including a few tunes from her tribute to Peggy Lee.


Esperanza Spalding On Piano Jazz

Friday, April 19, 2013

Bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding has taken the jazz world by storm with her grooving bass lines and her neo-soul vocals. Here, she shows off her talent on Lionel Hampton's "Midnight Sun" and sings a song that seems to sum up her approach: "Jazz Ain't Nothing but Soul."


Eddie Palmieri On Piano Jazz

Friday, April 12, 2013

The pianist plays raucous original tunes with an Afro-Caribbean flavor with host Marian McPartland.


Laurence Hobgood On Piano Jazz

Friday, April 12, 2013

Kurt Elling's pianist and arranger joins host Jon Weber for Dave Brubeck's "In Your Own Sweet Way."


Mose Allison On Piano Jazz

Friday, April 05, 2013

Influential vocalist and pianist Mose Allison joins Piano Jazz host Marian McPartland for a set of originals and a few favorite tunes by Duke Ellington, Hoagy Carmichael and more.


Shirley Scott On Piano Jazz

Friday, March 29, 2013

The Queen of the Organ solos on "Skylark" and joins host Marian McPartland on "In a Mellow Tone."


Jimmy McPartland On Piano Jazz

Friday, March 16, 2012

One of the great cornet players from the early jazz era was also the late husband of host Marian McPartland. Piano Jazz celebrates the legend's centennial with a special concert from the Danny Kaye Playhouse at the 2007 JVC Jazz Festival.


Clark Terry On Piano Jazz

Friday, February 03, 2012

Legendary trumpeter and educator Clark Terry got his jazz education playing with the Basie Band and Duke Ellington's orchestra. Commanding a wide range of styles and a dazzling technique, Terry went on to become one of the most influential jazz horn players of his generation. In this 1994 session, he joins host Marian McPartland for Ellington's "Come Sunday" and Terry's most famous tune, "Mumbles."


Piano Jazz Presents: Holiday Memories With Michael Feinstein

Friday, December 16, 2011

Hear a special episode of Piano Jazz with holiday favorites and surprises never heard on the program before. The pianist and singer Michael Feinstein, a consummate performer of the Great American Songbook, guest-hosts and plays a few numbers himself.

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