Anat Fort On Piano Jazz On this 2007 episode, the Israeli-born pianist, composer and arranger performs original compositions before joining Marian McPartland on standards.
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Anat Fort
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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Anat Fort On Piano Jazz

Anat Fort On Piano Jazz

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Israeli-born pianist, composer, and arranger Anat Fort is classically trained but is also well-studied in jazz improvisation. A prolific composer, her musical worlds come together in elegant and often intense tunes, and she has been commissioned to write work for both orchestra and jazz settings. In this 2007 Piano Jazz session, Fort performs her originals, including "Just Now" and "Something about Camels," before joining Marian McPartland on "Softly as in a Morning Sunrise."

Originally broadcast in the fall of 2007.

SET LIST

  • "Just Now" (Fort)
  • "Hackensack" (Monk)
  • "Blue Monk" (Monk)
  • "Blackberry Winter" (Wilder, McGlohon)
  • "Nardis" (Davis)
  • "Something about Camels" (Fort)
  • "A Portrait of Rachel Carson" (McPartland)
  • "Free Lullaby" (Fort)
  • "Softly as in a Morning Sunrise" (Hammerstein, Romberg)
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