Legends Of Jazz Premiere

ARTS CHANNEL – Mondays from 4 January, 9.30pm

Grammy Award winning pianist and internationally renowned recording artist Ramsey Lewis brings together the most talented and influential artists in Jazz for unique and memorable live performances. Coupled with intimate conversations and archival imagery this spectacular series provides a fascinating and entertaining look at some of the most memorable moments and most exciting artists in jazz. Available in HD and SD, each episode focuses on a specifc theme and provides a highly entertaining and first-hand account of the art of jazz. The series presents the legends of jazz, such as 16 time Grammy Award winner Pat Metheny, as well as the young, dynamic performers who are adding their style to this ever-evolving art form. One particulary special aspect of Legends of Jazz is that viewers have the opportunity to see and hear unique parings of legendary, Grammy Award winning artists who have never appeared or recorded together before. Guest artists include multi platinum selling and Grammy Award winning artists including Tony Bennett, Clark Terry, Al Jarreau and Robert Cray. “Represents a major breakthrough for TV and for Jazz” Chicago Tribune.

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