Jazz Night In America: Celebrating Betty Carter

Airs Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 8 p.m. On celebrating Betty Carter,  we hear stories from alumni of “the school of Betty Carter”, an esteemed collection of singers bound together by the thrall of Carter’s titanic influence on jazz. One of the most powerful voices in the American musical tradition, her lasting legacy is celebrated by vocalist Charenee Wade along with many past members of Carter’s band through the years.