Jazz trumpeter Steven Bernstein is known for surprising shifts in form and style. He was music director for John Lurrie's Lounge Lizards, co-leader of the group Spanish Fly, the arranger for the Kansas City Band and more, including his own Sex Mob project. Bernstein has recorded with a diverse group of artists like Aretha Franklin and rapper Tricky. Here he's with the Millennial Territory Orchestra.
Steven Bernstein's Millenial Territory Orchestra
CD: MTO Volume 1 Song: "Boy in the Boat" Label: Sunnyside
Now 70 years old, Jerry Lee Lewis is still the bad boy of rock and roll. For his latest recording he pairs with Bruce Springsteen, Kid Rock and, on this featured track, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.
Jerry Lee Lewis
CD: Last Man Standing Song: "Rock and Roll" Label: Shangri La
Yo La Tengo (Spanish for "I've Got It") formed in New Jersey more than 20 years ago. In two decades of making music the group has released a dozen albums of eclectic, adventurous rock. Their latest CD is a mix of garage punk and orchestral chamber pop.
Yo La Tengo
CD: I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass Song: "Pass the Hatchet I Think I'm Goodkind" Label: Matador