Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Apr 18, 2014 — Donald Fagen and Walter Becker are masters of irony and erudition. The pair perform their Steely Dan hit "Josie" and standards "Mood Indigo" and "Hesitation Blues."
Apr 11, 2014 — Cape Cod's "First Lady of Jazz" performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor, in this session from 1983.
Apr 4, 2014 — In a 2002 session, Miller's unique harmonic and rhythmic style comes through in his composition, "Carousel." He also joins host Marian McPartland for Duke Ellington's "What Am I Here For?"
Mar 28, 2014 — On this episode of Piano Jazz, host Marian McPartland accompanies Reeves in "Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise" and "Million Dollar Secret."
Mar 21, 2014 — Marian McPartland joins the pianist and horn player in "Yesterdays" and "Nadine's Blues" in 1988.
Mar 21, 2014 — With his heady, bop-rooted explorations of improvised music, pianist and composer Hill stretched the boundaries of jazz. He demonstrated his mastery of melody, rhythm and technique in a 2005 session.
Mar 14, 2014 — Brackeen, the only female alumnus of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers, plays originals, standards and a few Ornette Coleman-inspired tunes with host Marian McPartland.
Mar 7, 2014 — Host Marian McPartland talks to her longtime friend and idol on the first episode, recorded in 1978 with Williams and bassist Ronnie Boykins.
Feb 28, 2014 — Coltrane performs her own "Transfiguration" and joins host Marian McPartland in "Giant Steps."
Feb 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.