Loston Harris On Piano Jazz The singer and pianist performs "Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me" with host Marian McPartland.

Loston Harris On Piano Jazz

Loston Harris On Piano Jazz

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For more than a decade, Loston Harris has headlined at Bemelmans Bar in Manhattan, delighting audiences with his smooth, soulful voice and piano style. Harris began his jazz career as a drummer, but was encouraged by mentor Ellis Marsalis to switch to the piano. There, he discovered a new instrument and a new musical world.

In this 1999 episode of Piano Jazz, Harris performs "I Just Can't See For Looking." Marian McPartland also joins him for a rousing duet of Ellington's "Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me."

Originally broadcast in the spring of 1999.

Set List

  • "Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You" (Razaf, Redman)
  • "I Just Can't See For Looking" (Robinson, Stanford)
  • "Tea For Two" (Youmans, Caesar)
  • "Absolutely No One But You" (Harris, Greenberg)
  • "In The Days Of Our Love" (McPartland)
  • "This Time The Dream's On Me" (Arlen, Mercer)
  • "Nancy (With The Laughing Face)" (Van Heusen, Silvers)
  • "Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me" (Ellington, Russell)
  • "Come Dance With Me" (Cahn, Van Heusen)
  • "Bluesology" (Jackson)