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Tony Bennett Part 1 airs 1/28/2017–2/3/2017
Tony Bennett Part 2 airs 2/4/2017–2/10/2017
Tony Bennett talks about his long career, early inspirations, iconic sessions with Bill Evans and his recent Grammy-winning "Duets II" CD with an all-star cast: Lady Gaga, Michael Bublé, Amy Winehouse, John Mayer, k.d. lang, Aretha Franklin, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, Queen Latifah, Norah Jones, Josh Groban, Natalie Cole, Andrea Bocelli, Faith Hill, Alejandro Sanz, Carrie Underwood, and Mariah Carey. Tony and his collaborators received the Grammy for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album" as well as the Grammy for "Best Pop Duo/Group Performance" for his duet, "Body and Soul" with Amy Winehouse.
Miho Hazama airs 2/11/2017–2/17/2017
Composer Miho Hazama graduated from Kunitachi College of Music in her native Japan with a bachelor’s degree in classical composition and went on to get her Masters in jazz composition from the Manhattan School of Music. Miho has won numerous awards and scholarships and has written jingles for television, although her passion is writing concert works. Now based in NYC, Miho continues to record and perform her compositions, which draw on not only her jazz and classical studies but on her wide range of musical influences.
Bucky Pizzarelli airs 2/18/2017–2/24/2017
Guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli, talks about Eddie Lang, Dick McDonough, and others who influenced him, and what it takes to be a great rhythm guitarist.
Greg Ruggiero airs 2/25/2017–3/3/2017
Guitarist Greg Ruggiero grew up in New Mexico with swing-dancing parents who encouraged him to listen to the Great American Standards and classic jazz, something he initially resisted. Greg is now one of the most respected younger musicians on the scene and an enthusiastic proponent of the very music he initially avoided and talks to Judy about his journey from rock musician to jazz player.