Legends of Jazz: Volume Two by Various Artists. Performance video. Jazz. DVD & CD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.17-WEA900032).
Hosted by Ramsey Lewis, this DVD/CD set (the second of a three-volume series) features the biggest stars of jazz and is presented on one of the most dazzling audio/visual recordings of the year. The four episodes featured on the DVD include "The Piano Masters with Dave Brubeck and Billy Taylor," "Roots: The Blues with Keb' Mo' and Robert Cray," "American Songbook with John Pizzarelli and Jane Monheit," and "Latin Jazz with Eddie Palmieri and Dave Valentin."
The Legends Of Jazz marks the first time in over 40 years that jazz has been the focus of a network TV show bringing to life America's most masterful musical art form. The DVD in this set is encoded from high definition masters and is presented in widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. All musical performances are also featured on an accompanying audio CD. Running time: 2 hours plus extras.