Jazz After Dark December 29th, 2015

Featuring the music of Porgy & Bess tonight! George Gershwin’s great jazz/folk opera was a commercial failure at the time, but it lived on and became an American classic spawning several jazz standards, including I Got Plenty of Nothin’, It Ain’t Necessarily So, and Summertime.  Tonight we feature those and more, by: Budd Johnson, Bill Pemberton, Oliver Jackson & Earl "Fatha" Hines   *  Aretha Franklin  *  Billie Holiday *  Ray Charles *  Mundell Lowe And His All Stars  *  Ella Fitzgerald & Russell Garcia  *  Richard Twardzik & Russ Freeman  *  Bernt Rosengren  *  Peggy Lee  *  Ahmad Jamal  *  Louis Armstrong & Russell Garcia  *  Rahsaan Roland Kirk  *  Jim Hall & Pat Metheny