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Air Date: Sat, Jul 4, 2020 11:00 PM
Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, a native of New Orleans, grew up playing music in the Treme neighborhood. He was leading his own band by the age of six and released his first album when he was only 16.
Air Date: Sat, May 9, 2020 11:00 PM
Thrill to an hour with legendary keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock. The jazz innovator surveys his decades-long career in his ACL debut.
Air Date: Sat, May 2, 2020 11:00 PM
Thrill to an hour with fast-rising blues rocker Gary Clark Jr. The Austin singer, songwriter and guitarist performs songs from his highly acclaimed album This Land.
Air Date: Sun, Mar 15, 2020 7:00 PM
Louise Brooks, the 1920s silver screen sensation who never met a rule she didn’t break, epitomized the restless, reckless spirit of the Jazz Age. But, just a few years earlier, she was a 15 year-old student in Wichita, Kansas for whom fame and fortune were only dreams.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 10:00 PM
Superstar John Legend commands the stage solo in JOHN LEGEND PLAYS BALOISE SESSION. The “EGOT” winner and The Voice judge’s set in Basel, Switzerland includes such hits as “Made to Love,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and “All of Me.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 8:00 PM
Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his recording sessions, rare photos and new interviews.
Air Date: Sat, Jan 25, 2020 11:00 PM
Thrill to an hour of rock and soul with Cage the Elephant and Tank and the Bangas. Nashville rockers Cage the Elephant blaze through hits and albums. New Orleans jazz/soul mavens Tank and the Bangas groove through songs from LP “Green Balloon.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 7:30 PM
Singer Melveen Leed is joined by her hula dancer daughter Kaaikaula Naluai at the PBS Hawai‘i studios. Best known for contemporary Hawaiian, jazz and country, Moloka‘i girl Melveen also has deep roots in traditional Hawaiian song.
Air Date: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 10:00 PM
Discover how the Cold War and Civil Rights movement collided when America asked Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman to travel as cultural ambassadors and combat racially-charged Soviet propaganda through their music.
Air Date: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 10:00 PM
Grammy and Blues Music Award-winner Gary Clark Jr. performs material from his new album “This Land,” including the album’s title track and “The Guitar Man.” Dubbed “The Chosen One” by music critics, Clark Jr. created his personal trademark sound that features distorted guitar and heavy use of improvisation, paired with a soulful voice.
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