Claudio Roditi On Piano Jazz The versatile trumpeter made his way from Brazil to the New York jazz scene in the 1970s. Hear him perform with host Marian McPartland in this 1996 episode.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Claudio Roditi On Piano Jazz

Claudio Roditi On Piano Jazz

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Integrating both post-bop elements and Brazilian rhythmic concepts into his palette with ease, Claudio Roditi plays with power and lyricism. This versatility has kept the trumpeter and flugelhorn player in demand as a leader, studio musician and sideman.

Having made his way from Brazil to the New York jazz scene in the 1970s, he was Marian McPartland's guest for this 1996 Piano Jazz session. With McPartland at the piano, Gary Mazzaroppi on bass and Roditi on his horn, the three dish up "I Remember April" and "Speak Low."

Originally broadcast in the winter of 1996.

SET LIST

  • "Speak Low" (Nash, Weill)
  • "Arparador" (Roditi)
  • "Ceora" (Morgan)
  • "I'll Close My Eyes" (Friend, Cliff)
  • "I'll Remember April" (Ray, DePaul)
  • "I Can't Get Started" (Duke, Gershwin)
  • "Time And Again" (McPartland)
  • "Come Rain Or Come Shine" (Arlen, Mercer)
  • "Bye Bye Blackbird" (Dixon, Henderson)
  • "Triste" (Jobim)
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