Eric Legnini, Hank Jones
Julian Joseph presents a piano edition, with Eric Legnini discussing his new CD, plus part of a Hank Jones set, with George Mraz (bass), Willie Jones (drums) and James Moody (sax).
Pianist Eric Legnini has just appeared in London to promote his latest CD "Trippin" with fellow musicians Drummer Frank Agulhorn and Bassist Mathias Allamane. He tells Jazz Line-Up about his textures and approaches to acoustic and electric pianos and his portrayal of standards and originals.
Also this week, Jazz Line-Up broadcasts the second half of an all-star band, led by pianist Hank Jones with bassist George Mraz and Willie Jones on Drums and saxophonist James Moody. This concert includes Jones' treatment of tunes by Joe Henderson, Thad Jones and Victor Young given the Jones stride style.