The Marsalis Family http://www.kplu.org en Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton coming to a theater near you http://www.kplu.org/post/wynton-marsalis-eric-clapton-coming-theater-near-you <p>Music superstars <a href="http://www.ericclapton.com/" target="_blank">Eric Clapton</a> and <a href="http://www.wyntonmarsalis.org/" target="_blank">Wynton Marsalis</a> got together last April for a concert at the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. The concert featured songs hand-picked by Eric Clapton, then arranged by Marsalis, and included highlights such as a guest appearance by <a href="http://www.tajblues.com/" target="_blank">Taj Mahal</a>.</p><p>While the concert will be released on September 13th on a CD/DVD combo pack (Warner Brothers, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B005974C94/kpor-20" target="_blank">CLICK HERE TO BUY</a>), there is an even better opportunity to hear this show for those of us who weren&rsquo;t able to make the cross country trip to see the show live.</p><p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 17:21:22 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 2313 at http://www.kplu.org Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton coming to a theater near you Artscape: Keeping Jazz in the Family http://www.kplu.org/post/artscape-keeping-jazz-family <p><span class="article-content"><span>If you love jazz, then you know it's often a family affair. Here's one example: the Heath Brothers Quartet performed this weekend at Jazz Port Townsend, with Jimmy Heath on tenor saxophone and Tootie Heath on drums. Along with their late brother Percy, the Heaths are just one of the great sibling stories in jazz. In this week's installment of our Artscape series, KPLU's Kirsten Kendrick and Nick Morrison discuss more musical families as part of a list that Nick prepared for NPR.</span></span></p> Sun, 01 Aug 2010 07:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Nick Morrison 134 at http://www.kplu.org Artscape: Keeping Jazz in the Family