Cain lends her smooth, feathery voice to “Wait ‘Til You See Her” and “You Don’t Know What Love Is.”
The Grand Budapest Hotel might take place in a fictional world, but Oscar-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat was there to make it feel authentic.
The pianist rose to prominence as a gifted performer, becoming a mentor and tutor to many. Some of his students are now in his new band, which performs early classics and a new suite written for them.
“This is our house,” says the artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center, introducing his long-running trio. The pianist plays the music of Fats Waller and other surprises.
The bitter suffering and voluptuous lyricism of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion are channeled with empathy by a popular piano duo.
The Dallas Street Choir recently performed to a sold-out house. The group, comprised of homeless people, sang with renowned mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade.
A veteran of both music and medicine, Henderson got his first trumpet lesson from Louis Armstrong, played in Herbie Hancock’s band and once had Thelonious Monk as a patient.
Marie pays tribute to the late Eartha Kitt by performing “C’est si bon” and “My Heart Belongs to Daddy.”
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.”
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.