Discussing the jazz community with Rev. John Garcia Gensel. Rev. Gensel was named Minister to the Jazz Community of New York in 1965 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Terkel comments and presents a musical performance by Jimmy McPartland and Bud Freeman
Terkel comments and presents a musical performance by Marian McPartland
Terkel comments and presents a musical performance by Marian and Jimmy McPartland
Cole Porter biographer Robert Kimball talks with Studs about his book "Cole" and his subject's life and work as they listen to classic performances of some of his most beloved songs. They marvel at how Porter perfectly captured the zeitgeist of the times in his lyrics, his lyrical influences, his unique method of outside-in composing lyrics and music simultaneously, Bobby Short's masterful interpretations, controversies over some of his works, and how well his material holds up.