Live: Schuur, Samuels, Caribbean Jazz Project

Jazz vocalist Diane Schuur

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Spread out a blanket on the lawn and tuck into your picnic: It's time for "Live Jazz from Tanglewood," the opening concert of the 2005 Tanglewood Jazz Festival in Lenox, Mass.

First up, we present vocalist Diane Schuur featuring Dave Samuels, with the Caribbean Jazz Project.

Schuur, acclaimed for her three-octave vocal range, has been called "the new First Lady of Jazz." She has won numerous awards, including two Grammys.

The Grammy-winning Latin jazz ensemble Caribbean Jazz Project is led by vibraphonist and marimba player Dave Samuels, one of the leading percussionists of the day.

We also hear a set from harmonica legend Toots Thielemans, with Kenny Werner on pianist, guitarist Oscar Castro-Neves, Airto, vocalist, percussion with special guest Airto.

The Belgian-born Thielemans has played with Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker, Paul Simon, Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, Billy Joel, Ella Fitzgerald, Quincy Jones and many others. In 961, Thielemans recorded his classic composition, "Bluesette," which remains a staple of live sets and has been recorded by scores of artists.

WBGO's Rhonda Hamilton and WGBH's Steve Schwartz are your hosts direct from Seiji Ozawa Hall at the Tanglewood Music Center.

Set List for Diane Schuur, Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Stolen Moments," Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Turnabout," Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Lover Come Back to Me," Diane Schuur and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Dance Class," Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Close Enough for Love," Diane Schuur and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight," Dianne Schurr and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"As," Diane Schuur and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Confession," Diane Schuur and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"So In Love," Diane Schuur and the Caribbean Jazz Project

"Rendezvous," Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project

Set List for Toots Thielemans and Friends

"How High the Moon": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

"Felicia y Blanca": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

"The Dolphin": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

Sinatra Homage ("All the Way," "My Way," "Strangers in the Night," "Somethin' Stupid"): Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Kenny Warner, synthesizer

"Comeca de Novo"/"Manha de Carnival": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

"Juanna Franceza": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

"Chega de Saudade": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

"Sicilienne": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Kenny Warner, piano

"God Bless America": Toots Thielmans, harmonica; Oscar Castro-Neves, guitar; Kenny Warner, piano; Airto, percussion

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