In 2010, the acquisition of William Savory’s legendary collection of almost 1,000 live recordings had jazz fans salivating. Now, 40 restored tracks from the Savory archives are available on iTunes.
Jazz Night in America host Christian McBride honors Bobby Hutcherson, Toots Thielemens and Victor Bailey, three prominent jazz musicians who passed away this year.
D’Ambrosio — a vocalist, pianist, visual artist, composer and teacher — joined Marian McPartland in 1994.
One of contemporary music’s most versatile keyboardists, Smith joined Marian McPartland in 2002.