This is Joe Kocherhans, inviting you to join me Thanksgiving Day at Noon PT for a Portrait In Jazz marathon.
We'll kick it off at noon with our artist of the week Nat Adderley
…followed by an hour of songs by the great Johnny Mercer
…then we'll hear from 2 greats we lost this past year, Howard Rumsey
and Phil Woods
, followed by the one of the greatest of all jazz singers, the great Joe Williams
, then we'll hear from 2 newly named NEA Jazz Masters, Gary Burton
and Pharaoh Sanders
, and we'll top it off with a jazz tribute to The Great American Songbook
. It all starts at noon on Thanksgiving Day.