JAZZ PIANO CHRISTMAS XXXII
Wednesday December 21 at 8:00PM
Join the Kennedy Center and NPR Music for a special family affair at this year's holiday concert that features Chicagoans Willie Pickens, and daughter Bethany Pickens, plus husband and wife Bill Charlap and Renee Rosness. Hosted by Felix Contreras.
JOY TO THE WORLD: A HOLIDAY IN PINK
Thursday December 22 at 8:00PM
The internationally acclaimed "little orchestra" Pink Martini bedecks the airwaves with festive holiday songs from across the globe. From timeless classics to rarely heard gems, hear a multi-denominational, multi-cultural jubilee, overflowing with enough holiday spirit to warm your entire family. Hosted by All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro.
NPR's TOAST OF THE NATION
Saturday December 31 at 8:00PM
An NPR tradition every New Year's Eve since the 1970's, Toast of the Nation is the perfect audio compliment for the occasion. It's festive jazz you can party to, all night long. Spirited, improvised, and swinging, each stop this year is in a Blue Note venue throughout the country and the world! We'll hear sets from Buika, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau, pianist Fred Hersch and more.