Paul Shaffer On Piano Jazz On this episode of Piano Jazz from 1988, David Letterman's bandleader plays the standard "All The Things You Are" and teams up with host Marian McPartland for "Isn't She Lovely."

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Paul Shaffer On Piano Jazz

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Known as the longtime bandleader for NBC's Late Night With David Letterman — and, later, CBS' Late Show — Paul Shaffer first received training in the classics. But, thanks to rock 'n' roll, he grew up to lead what Letterman has called "the world's most dangerous band."

Also a composer, performer and director, the versatile Shaffer is a force to be reckoned with. On this episode of Piano Jazz from 1988, he plays the standard "All The Things You Are" and teams up with host Marian McPartland for a performance of Stevie Wonder's "Isn't She Lovely."

Originally broadcast in the fall of 1988.

Set List

  • "All The Things You Are" (Kern, Hammerstein)
  • "Emily" (Mercer)
  • "Isn't She Lovely" (Wonder)
  • "Room With A View" (Fulsom, McCord)
  • "All In Love Is Fair" (Wonder)
  • "Watermelon Man" (Hancock, Gloria)
  • "Portrait Of Paul Shaffer" (McPartland)
  • "My Favorite Things" (Rodgers, Hammerstein)
  • "Marian And Paul's Blues" (Shaffer, McPartland)
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