Wynton Marsalis and Kathleen Battle on JALC Radio

The great soprano Kathleen Battle and Wynton, joined by pianist Cyrus Chestnut, reedman James Carter and bassist Christian McBride To celebrate spirituals and lullabies and of course, Duke Ellington. Battle solos with McBride on “Hush”, then soars on “Come Sunday”; Also Marsalis’ “Spring Yaounde” and Chestnut’s joyous “Come Ye Disconsolate.”

Listen to it (requires Real Player)

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  1. I totally Dig when Kathleen Battle performs with jazz musicians – it’s such a great blend!!! My fave on this broadcast is “Hush” I dig it more than the one on her album with Grover Wash…

    Adesuwa on Jan 29th, 2008 at 6:12am

  2. I have recently relocated to Louisville KY from Manhatten NY. So, to have stumbled across this woulderdully entertaining and
    inspiring program reconnects me to the cultural milieu I so dearly love!


    Raymond Stringer on Aug 21st, 2007 at 10:52pm