Riverwalk 1996
Program Listings



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Program #1 (Uplink 6/27): Fireworks on the 4th!!
With Dick Hyman, piano; Nicholas Payton, trumpet; Banu Gibson, vocals; and an all-star cast.

Program #2 (Uplink 7/4): Cole Porter & Irving Berlin: Music Made In America
With Nina Ferro, vocals.

Program #3 (Uplink 7/11): Over The Rainbow: The Music of Harold Arlen
With Nina Ferro, vocals; and Dick Hyman, piano.

Program #4 (Uplink 7/18): Remembering Count Basie
Joe Williams, Clark Terry, and Sweets Edison share music and stories celebrating their legendary times with the Basie Band.

Program #5 (Uplink 7/25): Remembering Chicago Jazz
Milt Hinton and Doc Cheatham share music and reflections from their early days on the Chicago jazz scene.

Program #6 (Uplink 8/1): Jazz Guitar: A History of the Guitar in Classic Jazz
With Marty Grosz, vocals and guitar.

Program #7 (Uplink 8/8): Bix Lives! A Celebration of the Music of Bix Beiderbecke With the Jim Cullum Jazz Band.

Program #8 (Uplink 8/15): The Wild Fiddler From Phillie: Joe Venuti and his Jazz Violin
With Andy Stein, violin; and Marty Grosz, vocals and guitar.

Program #9 (Uplink 8/22): Riverwalk Jam at the Landing
With Leon Oakley, cornet; and Mike Walbridge, tuba.

Program #10 (Uplink 8/29): First Ladies of Jazz
The music of Billie Holiday, Ethel Waters, Peggy Lee, and Ella Fitzgerald; with actress and singer Carol Woods.

Program #11 (Uplink 9/5): At the Summit: Through the Years with Bob Wilber and Friends
With Bob Wilber, soprano saxophone and clarinet.

Program #12 (Uplink 9/12): Live from the 1996 Stanford Jazz Workshop
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band in concert.

Program #13 (Uplink 9/19): If Beale Street Could Talk: The Life and Times of W.C. Handy
With actor William Warfield; singer and actress Linda Hopkins.

Program #14 (Uplink 9/26): Porgy & Bess, Part I, An Original Jazz Transcription of the George Gershwin Classic
with William Warfield, narrator.

Program #15 (Uplink 10/3): Porgy & Bess, Part II
with William Warfield, narrator.

Program #16 (Uplink 10/10): Showboat: An Original Jazz Transcription of the Jerome Kern Classic
with William Warfield, narrator.

Program #17 (Uplink 10/17): The Magic of Jerome Kern
with Evan Christopher, clarinet.

Program #18 (Uplink 10/24): From Lenox Avenue to Broadway: How the Music of Harlem Influenced Broadway
with guests Dick Hyman, and Vernel Bagneris.

Program #19 (Uplink 10/31): Harlem big Three: The Music of Fats, James P., and Willie "The Lion"
with Dick Hyman, piano.

Program #20 (Uplink 11/7): Harlem Rhapsody: A Celebration of Music and Poetry from the Harlem Renaissance
with guests William Warfield, Dick Hyman, and Vernel Bagneris.

Program #21 (Uplink 11/14): Live From the Stanford Jazz Workshop 1996, Part 2
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band In Concert
Jim and the band celebrate the West Coast Classic Jazz Revival of the 1950's and 60's with a program of music written by San Francisco Bay Area cornetist Lu Watters and trombonist Turk Murphy. Recorded live at Stanford University.

Program #22 (Uplink 11/21): Playing With Fire: An Original Composition
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and the San Jose Symphony Orchestra.

Program #23 (Uplink 11/28): Gershwin and Gershwin: 100 Years of Rhythm
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band with guest vocalist Nina Ferro.

Program #24 (Uplink 12/5): The Spirit of Gospel Music in Jazz: Best-Loved Hymns In New Orleans Jazz Band Renditions
with guest vocalist Topsy Chapman.

Program #25 (Uplink 12/12): Hot Jazz For A Cool Yule
The all-star cast includes Clark Terry, trumpet and vocal, Milt Hinton, bass, Carol Woods, vocal, Dick Hyman, piano, and Savion Glover. tap.

Program #26 (Uplink 12/19): Boogie Woogie Beat: The Jim Cullum Jazz Band with Dick Hyman, Piano
The Emmy-Award-winning Dick Hyman joins Jim and the band for a romping, stomping celebration of the boogie woogie beat in Anmerican Music, and traces its roots from Lead Belly and Pine Top Smith to early Rock 'N Roll.

Program #27 (Uplink 12/26): Fireworks! The Best of Riverwalk Jazz
With Dick Hyman, piano; Nicholas Payton, trumpet; Banu Gibson, vocals, Clark Terry, trumpet, Lionel Hampton, vibes, Linda Hopkins, vocals, Savion Glover, tap.

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