Kurt Elling joins the Collective Eye via telephone from New York to talk about his latest project, John Coltrane Johnny Hartman. The celebration of Black History Month continues with music from African American performers Dexter Gordon, Grover Washington, Betty Carter and McCoy Tyner. Kurt Elling delivers vocal renditions of each of these composer’s work to complete tonight’s program.
Interview with vocalist Christine Rosholt as she debuts her latest CD, Lipstick. Tonight’s program is a nod to Valentine’s Day with standard selections from Miles Davis, Billy Eckstine, Dee Alexander, Anne Keiko Meyers, Oliver Lake and Donny Hathaway.