Piano Jazz Rising Stars with Jon Weber: About the Show
Piano Jazz Rising Stars, hosted by pianist Jon Weber, launches on January 3, 2012. The series highlights the jazz legends of tomorrow, and follows the winning combination of talk and music heard on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz for over 30 years. Each week host Jon Weber sits down with one of the leading young performers on the jazz scene today. Guests include pianist Taylor Eigsti, guitarist Julian Lage, alto saxophonist/vocalist Grace Kelly, vocalist Sachal Vasandani, and the 2012 Thelonious Monk Competition winner, pianist Kris Bowers.
Piano Jazz Rising Stars is offered to NPR member and Piano Jazz affiliate stations FREE of charge for all of 2013. Stations may schedule the complete quarter-long series or may choose select episodes beginning January 3.
Audio Type: Stereo
Feed Date: Tuesdays
Frequency: Once a Week
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Web Link: www.scetv.org/pianojazzrisingstars
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