Mercer Ellington On Piano Jazz

In a 1994 session, Ellington joins host Marian McPartland to discuss working for his famous father Duke, composing and Billy Strayhorn, and to play a piano duet of “C Jam Blues.”

Somi On Song Travels

Somi performs her original “Last Song” and joins host Michael Feinstein for “Embraceable You.”

Arturo Sandoval On Piano Jazz

The trumpeter and pianist performs his original tunes “Surena” and “Romantico,” as well as Johnny Green’s “Body and Soul.”

Revive Big Band: Where Jazz Meets Hip-Hop

For trumpeter and composer Igmar Thomas, much in contemporary music has clearly evolved from the jazz of eras past. It’s the insight behind his big band, which recently visited his alma mater.