A Tribute To Artie Shaw On Piano Jazz

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Cornetist and jazz historian Richard “Dick” Sudhalter (1938 – 2008) joined Marian McPartland on several occasions to provide historical perspective on great performers and songs from the golden era of jazz. In 2002, Sudhalter sat down with McPartland to talk about clarinetist Artie Shaw (1910 – 2004). Shaw was known for his unparalleled virtuosity and as a successful bandleader with a limitless imagination.

Piano Jazz honors Shaw with selections including “Love of My Life” and “Any Old Time.”

Originally broadcast Spring 2002.

Set List
  • “Nightmare” (Shaw)
  • “Streamline” (Shaw)
  • “Begin The Beguine” (Porter)
  • “Any Old Time” (Shaw)
  • “Frenesi” (Dominguez)
  • “Stardust” (Carmichael, Parish)
  • “Love Of My Life” (Shaw, Mercer)
  • “Nocturne” (Griselle)
  • “Valse” (Poulenc)
  • “Innuendo” (Mandel)
  • “The One And Only One” (Shaw)
  • “These Foolish Things” (Link, Strachey)
  • “Don’t Take Your Love From Me” (Shaw)
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