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Jon Batiste On Piano Jazz

Jon Batiste.
Ingrid Hertfelder
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Jon Batiste.

Pianist and bandleader Jon Batiste hails from Louisiana, the cradle of jazz. Now the leader of the Late Show With Stephen Colbert house band, Stay Human, Batiste has collaborated with Harry Connick Jr., Allen Toussaint, Cassandra Wilson and the Marsalis family.

In this Piano Jazz session from 2011, guest-hosted by Jon Weber, Batiste sings "What A Wonderful World" and joins Weber for a duet of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game."

Originally broadcast in the spring of 2011.

Set List

  • "New Orleans Blues" (LaMothe)
  • "In My Solitude"/"Round Midnight" (Ellington, DeLange, Mills/Monk)
  • "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" (Von Tilzer)
  • "Township" (Batiste)
  • "Jen's Blues" (Batiste)
  • "Body And Soul" (Heyman, Green)
  • "What A Wonderful World" (Thiele, Weiss)
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