Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Noted jazz aficionado Ramsey Lewis offers thirteen performances from such eclectic recording artists as Chick Corea, Keb' Mo', Billy Taylor, Robert Cray, and David Sanborn in this collection of noteworthy excerpts from the musician and host's acclaimed Legends of Jazz television series. In addition to offering archival-quality performance footage of a baker's dozen of the biggest names in jazz, Lewis allows fans of the music the opportunity to take it with them anywhere they with by including an additional compact disc featuring all thirteen tracks. Selections include: Al Jarreau and Kurt Elling on "Take Five"; Chris Botti on "My Funny Valentine"; Marcus Miller, George Duke and Lee Rittenour on "The Panther"; David Sanborn and Phil Woods on "Señor Blues"; Chick Corea on "Armando's Rhumba"; Robert Cray and Keb' Mo' on "12 Year Old Boy"; Benny Golson on "Killer Joe"; Ivan Lins on "The Island"; Clark Terry on "Mumbles"; Jane Monheit and John Pizzarelli on "They Can't Take that Away from Me"; Dave Valentin on "Obsession"; Dave Brubeck and Billy Taylor on "Take the 'A' Train"; and Ramsey Lewis on "Dear Lord."
concert, concert-footage, jazz, music