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Title JALC Radio - "The Joint Is Jumpin'" -- Celebrating Fats Waller
Airdate 11/11/2010
Description He may have been the most extravagantly outsized talent in jazz-- a great pianist, composer of hit songs, raconteur, and bandleader. In a golden age of American entertainment, Fats Waller was an all-around star.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce

Title JALC Radio - Enchantment at Dizzy's
Season 18, Episode 4
Airdate 10/21/2010
Description ENCHANTMENT : TO BE FILLED WITH DELIGHT, TO BE UNDER A SPELL. Listen to Ettienne Charles, Regina Carter, and Stefon Harris cast a spell on Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola.
Hosted by Carla Cook

Title Time Remembered: The Music of Bill Evans
Season 18, Episode 1
Airdate 09/30/2010
Description Composer George Russell and his wife nicknamed pianist Bill Evans “the minister.” Gaunt and bookish, Evans didn’t quite look or sound like a typical 50s jazz musician.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce

Title JALC Radio - Another Big Band Bash: Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra & Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Season 16, Episode 33
Airdate 05/14/2009
Description During the Swing Era, battles between big bands were monumental events to behold, legends in the making such as the famous Benny Goodman-Chick Webb battle in the Savoy ballroom in 1938. Experience the fire and magic of a big band battle between the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce

Title JALC Radio - Essentially Ellington
Season 16, Episode 30
Airdate 04/30/2009
Description The Essentially Ellington competition and festival are central to Jazz at Lincoln Center’s mission to educate American youth about jazz. The competing high school bands get the opportunity to perform Ellington charts before esteemed judges. Listen to the finalist perform for the 2009 competition.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce

Title JALC Radio - Yes He Did: Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Season 16, Episode 29
Airdate 04/16/2009
Description When Hurricane Katrina washed out New Orleans, it silenced the music. Patrons were gone, clubs were shuttered, musicians dispersed, and it looked for a time as if the storm might have drowned the city’s musical life. But musicians, many of them, have come back, and the heart of the Crescent City marches to a syncopated beat.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce

Title JALC Radio - Bass, Bone and Beyond
Season 16, Episode 26
Airdate 03/26/2009
Description Few have made contributions to the Great American Songbook as great as Cole Porter’s. His songs can be reinterpreted endlessly. Listen to Ken Peplowski, Bucky Pizzarelli, Wycliffe Gordon, and Jay Leonhart explore the Porter songbook.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce

Title JALC Radio - The Birth of Cool: Bill Charlap
Season 16, Episode 25
Airdate 03/12/2009
Description When most of us think of the “cool school” of music, we think of Gerry Mulligan, early Miles Davis and that 1950’s west coast sound. Well, so does pianist Bill Charlap. But he believes the school convened much earlier-- with the tenor saxophonist they called ‘the ‘president’ -- Lester Young.
Hosted by Wendell Pierce