The jazz pianist and composer’s career has been defined by creative collaborations — and he hasn’t stopped. He’s celebrating his 75th birthday with a marathon of performances.
The cornetist and critic performs “Chasing Shadows” with Marian McPartland in a 1992 session.
To take in the band’s ninth album is to experience a globetrotting victory lap across eight different languages, all tackled with cosmopolitan sophistication and the playfulness of pop.
The pianist plays his original tune “Portrait Of John Lewis” and duets with Marian McPartland at the 2002 Tanglewood Jazz Festival.