Tonight we explore and celebrate well- known pop bands with jazz roots (Earth, Wind and Fire, Tower Of Power, Kool And The Gang),recordings with memorable cameos by jazz musicians (Phoebe Snow’s "Poetry Man)-performances of jazz standards by musicians such as guitarist Jeff Beck, as well as music by Gary Peacock, June Christy, Tom Waits, and War.
Treat your ears to an aural stocking stuffed with Holiday-related music by Tony Bennett-John Coltrane, Bob Dorough and Miles Davis – as well as bon bons from Elvis Costello, June Christy, Don Pullen, and more.
Whether tree trimming, fretting over what to buy Uncle Fred this year, or slowing
down after a typically busy week, welcome the weekend with music from
Gato Barbieri,Al Jarreau, Billie Holiday, Hubert Laws, Max Roach, and others…
Groove along to jazz "hits" by Ramsey Lewis, Cannonball Adderley, Lee
Morgan and others in the first hour, as well as equally entrancing work
by Marian Mc Partland, David Murray, Steve Lacy, and others.