Gretchen Parlato


Tue July 2, 2013
Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival: Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project Live

Airs Tuesday, July 2 at 9 p.m. What if there were lost big-band masterpieces by the great composer/arranger Gil Evans which never made it to record? In fact, there are plenty of them, according to composer/arranger Ryan Truesdell. He's culled, researched, transcribed and completed a handful of the best for Evans' 100th birthday anniversary. It helps that he's the lead copyist for composer Maria Schneider; he's borrowed much of her orchestra to record and now perform this rich, intensely-hued material.

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Mon September 3, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Caramoor Jazz Festival

Kenny Barron

Airs Monday, September 3 at 9:00 p.m. Join us for highlights from the 19th annual Caramoor Jazz Festival near Katonah, NY. Hosted by WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton and presenting The Cookers,  Gretchen Parlato,  Kenny Barron, the Dee Dee Bridgewater Quintet, Roy Haynes and the Fountain of Youth.