Father-daughter duo Willie and Bethany Pickens, along with husband-wife duo Bill Charlap and Renee Rosnes, played holiday favorites live at the Kennedy Center in Washington Dec. 10.
Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra present swinging and soulful arrangements of favorite seasonal songs with Wynton Marsalis and a special guest, singer Catherine Russell.
The bandleader for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert has released a new album of “funkified” holiday classics. “I love remixing things and making them fit in a different context,” he says.
Barker played with everyone from Billie Holliday to Cab Calloway to Jelly Roll Morton. Scott Simon speaks with Music Inside Out host Gwen Thompkins about the late banjo player and guitarist’s legacy.