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A Night at the Museum

Date: 
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

Jazz musicians find inspiration in many things; Himalayan art is not typically one of them. Jazz Night in America visits the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City to hear interviews and live performances by each of the 5 young finalists for the American Pianists Association's Cole Porter Fellowship. Hear what inspires Jazz Music's most promising young talent, from Cole Porter to Mandalas to fish.

Eddie Palmieri

Date: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Ten-time Grammy Award winning Latin jazz pianist Eddie Palmieri will be on the show today. Check out Palmieri with his Latin Jazz Band at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, MA on Saturday, November 8th celebrating the 5th annual Jazz on the Rocks Gala.

Chevy Chase

Date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
Program: 

The comedian Chevy Chase talks about jazz and comedy and his own Bill Evans-influenced piano playing.

Roger Michell

Date: 
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Listen to a full-length program of Jazz Inspired, featuring British film director Roger Michell (Notting Hill).

Marilyn Maye

Date: 
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

80-years young, Marilyn performs with energy a 40-year-old would envy and a talent that Johnny Carson honored a record 70 times on his “Tonight Show”.

Richard Maltby

Date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Tony Award winning director/lyricist Richard Maltby discusses his Fats Waller inspired play “Ain’t Misbehavin’”, his screenwriting, and how jazz influences everything he creates.

E.L. Doctorow

Date: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Novelist E. L. Doctorow (Ragtime, The Book of Daniel) was first introduced to jazz through his father who owned a record store in the thirties and helped John Hammond build his early record collection.

Axel Zwingenberger and Lila Ammons

Date: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

German boogie-woogie pianist Axel Zwingenberger and American vocalist Lila Ammons (opera singer and granddaughter of pianist Albert and niece of saxophonist Gene) talk about working together, in spite of their very different cultural and musical backgrounds.

Catherine Russell

Date: 
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Catherine has enjoyed a long career as a back up singer with everyone from David Bowie to Jackson Browne but is now focusing on the music of her father, Luis Russell, who was music director for Louis Armstrong and led his own bands in the 20′s and 30′s. Catherine discusses her love of New Orleans music and early jazz and what it means to come to this music at this stage of her career.

Matt Munisteri

Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Guitarist/vocalist Matt Munisteri talks about drawing on jazz and western swing for his unique approach to playing and composing.

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