Internationally hailed as one of the greatest vocalists to come along in decades, Nnenna Freelon exudes both class and sophistication. Her soulful style consists of fresh interpretations of classic standards. A six-time Grammy nominee, she also starred in the critically acclaimed 2014 show Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating The Music Of Ray Charles in Las Vegas. On this 2002 episode of Piano Jazz, Freelon surprises host Marian McPartland with a lyric to her original tune "Threnody."
Originally broadcast in the spring of 2002.
- "Just In Time" (Comdon, Green, Styne)
- "If I Had You" (Campbell, Connelly, Shapiro)
- "Skylark" (Mercer, Carmichael)
- "Threnody" (McPartland)
- "Come Rain Or Come Shine" (Arlen, Mercer)
- "All In Love Is Fair" (Wonder)
- "Straighten Up And Fly Right" (Cole, Irving)