Piano Jazz with Jon Weber follows the winning formula of Piano Jazz Rising Stars, but expands to include a wider range of jazz artists. Today's rising and recognized stars on the current scene join Jon Weber in conversation and performance, offering new takes and turns on jazz expression.
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Sunday, December 15, 2013Cynthia Sayer
Banjoist Cynthia Sayer is regarded as one of the best in the world, able to perform in virtually any genre. Her accolades include the National Banjo Hall of Fame, a New York Philharmonic appearance, and performing for two US Presidents. She's played with director Woody Allen's jazz band for over ten years, and on this week's show Sayer diplays a fresh take on an old time sound.
Sunday, December 22, 2013Karen Oberlin
Award-winning vocalist Karen Oberlin is one of the premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook. She's also a theater veteran whose credits include the first stage production of Rent as well as more than one hundred Off- Broadway performances of the hit show Our Sinatra. On this week's Piano Jazz, Oberlin presents an intimate set of timeless music.
Sunday, December 29, 2013John Medeski
As the keyboardist for the trio Medeski, Martin, & Wood, John Medeski has brought jazz & fusion to rock audiences for more than two decades. He recently began playing solo piano performances in venues world-wide. This week Medeski joins host Jon Weber to perform new pieces from his solo piano album as well as a surprising duet or two.