On this program from 2001, the bassist takes center stage to talk about his favorite gigs and to jam with host Marian McPartland on “Billie’s Bounce” and “Midnight Sun.”
For decades, he created unique roles for his fiddle. Hear an interview and performance for Billy Taylor’s Jazz At The Kennedy Center, an archival NPR program.
The virtuoso jazz musicians perform from their new album of duets. It features hymns based on a tradition called shape-note singing, which dates to the early 1800s.