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Nnenna Freelon performs on this week's episode of Piano Jazz.
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Nnenna Freelon On Piano Jazz

Nnenna Freelon On Piano Jazz

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Internationally hailed as one of the greatest vocalists to come along in decades, Nnenna Freelon exudes both class and sophistication. Her soulful style consists of fresh interpretations of classic standards. A six-time Grammy nominee, she also starred in the critically acclaimed 2014 show Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating The Music Of Ray Charles in Las Vegas. On this 2002 episode of Piano Jazz, Freelon surprises host Marian McPartland with a lyric to her original tune "Threnody."

Originally broadcast in the spring of 2002.

Set List

  • "Just In Time" (Comdon, Green, Styne)
  • "If I Had You" (Campbell, Connelly, Shapiro)
  • "Skylark" (Mercer, Carmichael)
  • "Threnody" (McPartland)
  • "Come Rain Or Come Shine" (Arlen, Mercer)
  • "All In Love Is Fair" (Wonder)
  • "Straighten Up And Fly Right" (Cole, Irving)
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