Eartha Kitt On Piano Jazz

In 1993, Kitt and McPartland perform a stirring version of “God Bless the Child” and wind up the hour with the seductively swinging “You’d Be So Nice to Come to Home To.”

The Many Sides Of David Murray

A hugely talented performer who also collaborates and composes at an astonishing rate, the saxophonist returned to New York recently for three different sets with three of his many different bands.

What It Means To Play Pablo Casals’ Cello

“I would call him the grandfather of classical music of the 20th century,” says cellist Amit Peled, who grew up idolizing the late master and now tours with his instrument.

Joe Sample On Piano Jazz

The late pianist, composer and Jazz Crusader visited the program in 2005, showcasing his genre-spanning touch in standards and his original tune “Carmel.”

Eric Reed Plays Coleman Hawkins

For the 110th birthday anniversary of a pioneering tenor saxophonist, a hard-swinging modern-day pianist designed a special tribute set in Jazz at Lincoln Center.