Born in Houston in 1928, Ernestine Anderson hit the jazz scene in the 1940s and has captivated audiences with her vocal warmth and rich intensity ever since. Anderson has performed at prestigious venues worldwide, including Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, and has recorded with Hank Jones, Ray Brown and Monty Alexander.
In this Piano Jazz session from 1996, Anderson joined host Marian McPartland to perform "Our Love Is Here To Stay" and "In A Mellow Tone."
Originally broadcast in the fall of 1996.
- "Our Love Is Here To Stay" (Gershwin)
- "What A Difference A Day Makes" (Grever, Adams)
- "All Blues" (Davis)
- "Autumn Nocturne" (Gannon, Myrow)
- "Love Walked In" (Gershwin)
- "This Can't Be Love" (Rodgers, Hart)
- "I'll Be Seeing You" (Kahal, Fain)
- "It Might As Well Be Spring" (Rodgers, Hammerstein)
- "In A Mellow Tone" (Ellington)