Kurt Elling performs with pianist Lawrence Hobgood at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home to Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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October 9, 2009 For three decades, Marian McPartland has showcased both jazz veterans and young stars on Piano Jazz, her hour-long NPR program. For the anniversary, past guests Kurt Elling, Karrin Allyson, Randy Weston and many others showed up at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola to celebrate a jazz radio institution.
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Daryl Sherman visits Piano Jazz for a show in tribute to Johnny Mercer.
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June 26, 2009 Piano Jazz celebrates the centennial of songwriter and lyricist Johnny Mercer. Pianist-singer and Mercer enthusiast Daryl Sherman brings her sophisticated swing and witty charm to the show for performances of "Too Marvelous for Words" and "Jeepers Creepers." McPartland joins in on one of her favorite Mercer tunes, "Skylark."
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