More giants of traditional jazz tonight on Jazz After Dark. Featuring Count Basie and Duke Ellington tonight. Vocals by Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rushing, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Frank Sinatra. Guests with the Duke and the Count include Coleman Hawkins, Charles Mingus and Max Roach.
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Focus on some of the giants of traditional jazz tonight: Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Trixie Smith, Earl Hines, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Venuti
Honoring Marian McParland on Jazz After Dark, on her 100th birthday tonight! Performances by:
Marian McPartland, Buddy De Franco Quintet, Horace Parlan, Sam Lazar, Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, Earl "Fatha" Hines. We'll hear Marian McPartland with Tommy Flanagan, and with Renee Rosnes, and then wrap it up with Ed Bickert & Don Thompson.
Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark! Helen Carr, Ruby Braff, Ethel Ennis, Gigi Gryce, Teddy Charles Tentet, McCoy Tyner, Elek Bacsik, Ben Webster, The Rosenberg Trio, Wynton Marsalis, Linton Garner, Stanley Turrentine
Swing, stride piano, and vocals tonight! Piano Connection & Marcs Boogie, Art Tatum, Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra, King Cole Trio, Artie Shaw, Mel Tormé, Oscar Aleman, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill, T-Bone Walker, Claude Bolling, Golden Eagle Jazz Band, Steven Mayer
Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark! Vocals, sax, piano and more.
Peggy Lee, Frank Morgan Gigi Gryce , Ella Fitzgerald, Mundell Lowe, Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan, Paul Gonsalves, Gerry Mulligan, Victor Feldman, Horace Parlan, Gene Ammons, Billy Butler, Harold López-Nussa, Tommy Flanagan
Tonight on Jazz After Dark: the great female jazz vocalists of the 20th century!
Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington.
Plus Eva Cassidy and Dianne Reeves, and musical interludes by McCoy Tyner, and Stephane Grappelli with Joe Pass and Niels Pedersen.
Coming up at 8 pm: Jazz standards by great performers tonight on Jazz After Dark. Ella Fitzgerald, Cry Me a River -- Billy Bauer, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To -- Art Pepper, What Is This Thing Called Love? -- Charlie Rouse, Stella by Starlight -- Buddy DeFranco Quartet, Kush -- Julie London, I Love You -- Claude Bolling, Yesterdays -- Stephane Grappelli & Barney Kessel, It Don't Mean A Thing -- Birelli Lagrene, Vic Juris, Paris -- Dianne Reeves, I've Got My Eyes On You -- Ximo Tebar & Ivam Jazz Ensemble, Pink Panther -- Boots Randolph & Lewis P. Simpkins, Night Train.
Jazz with a French theme tonight on Jazz After Dark: Madeleine Peyroux, Blossom Dearie; Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis, Django Reinhardt, Erroll Garner, Stuff Smith. Stéphane Grappelli & Stuff Smith, Frank Sinatra, Claude Bolling, William Galison, Madeleine Peyroux, and Herb Alpert with Hugh Masakela (RIP).