Charlie Watts And Tim Ries On Piano Jazz Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts teams up with the band's touring saxophonist, Tim Ries, to play through jazz standards and Stones songs.

Charlie Watts And Tim Ries On Piano Jazz

Charlie Watts And Tim Ries On Piano Jazz

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Drummer Charlie Watts has been the heartbeat of The Rolling Stones for more than 50 years, though he has always had a passion for jazz and the blues. Saxophonist Tim Ries plays with the Stones, but as a true jazz journeyman, he's also worked with greats such as Maria Schneider, Maynard Ferguson and Tim Woods.

When Watts and Ries were on a break from The Rolling Stones' World Tour in 2006, they sat down with McPartland for an hour of jazz and rock, with Ries' arrangement of the Stones classic "Honkey Tonk Woman."

Originally broadcast in the fall of 2006.

SET LIST

  • "Honkey Tonk Woman" (Jagger, Richard)
  • "Scrapple from the Apple" (Parker)
  • "In a Sentimental Mood" (Ellington)
  • "Monk's Dream" (Monk)
  • "Belleli" (Ries)
  • "Threnody" (McPartland)
  • "Parisian Thoroughfare" (Powell)