Series in which the musician and conductor presents an eclectic array of music. This edition features Norwegian trumpeter Ole Edvard
Antonsen and music by Saint-Saens, Respighi, Liszt, Dvorak, and Caesar and Youmans, including two versions - by Shostakovich and Art Tatum - of their classic song Tea for Two.
Bob Monkhouse anticipates the 74th annual Academy
Awards with the last in a series recalling major moments from previous ceremonies. 3: Goodbye Studios, Hallo Blockbusters. A look at the roles of politics and suspect over-emoting, from Marlon Brando to Gwyneth Paltrow.
George Melly recalls the less well known musicians who played a key part in the development of jazz.
2: Sidney Bechet. A profile of the Creole clarinettist and sax playerwho shunned the USforfame in France.
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