Riverwalk 1997/98 Program List

Note: Riverwalk is broadcast via satellite and will launch a full year of classic jazz beginning in January 1998. Please see http://www.riverwalk.org/#rwalk. Check with your local Public Radio outlet (please find your area on the Riverwalk Carriage List).

1997 Fall Quarter

(Beginning October, 1997)

Program #14/Uplink 10/2: Live From the Stanford Jazz Workshop Ď97, Part II:
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band Plays Classic Jazz Classics

Program #15/Uplink 10/9: Playing With Fire: An Original Composition for Jazz Band and Symphony
With The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and The San Jose Symphony Orchestra

Program #16/Uplink 10/16 Prez and Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday and Lester Young
With vocalist, Topsy Chapman

Program #17, Uplink 10/23 Runniní Wild: A Biography Of James P. Johnson, The Father of Stride Piano
With Dick Hyman, piano

Program #18, Uplink 10/30 Battle of the Bands: San Antonio vs. New Orleans
With Banu Gibson and the New Orleans Hot Jazz, actor William Warfield, and tap dancer Savion Glover.

Program #19, Uplink 11/6 Empress Of The Blues: The Bessie Smith Story
With vocalist Topsy Chapman

Program #20, Uplink 11/13 Broadway and The Movies: Vintage Show Tunes of the 1920ís and 30ís
With Susannah McCorkle, Vernel Bagneris, Carol Woods, Banu Gibson

Program #21, Uplink 11/20 From Tailgate to Swing: The History of the Jazz Trombone
With Dan Barrett, trombone; and Banu Gibson, vocals.

Program #22, Uplink 11/27 Rhythm Is My Business: A Riverwalk Living Legend Tribute to Milt Hinton
With bassist Milt Hinton

Program #23, Uplink 12/4 Sweet and Hot: A Salute to Cornetist Bobby Hackett
With Bob Barnard, cornet.

Program #24, Uplink 12/11 Jazz Legends: New Stories and Great Performances
With Clark Terry, trumpet; Kenny Davern, clarinet

Program #25, Uplink 12/18 A Holiday Tradition: Hot Jazz For A Cool Yule
With an all-star cast, featuring Tony award-winning tap dancer Savion Glover and cornetist Jim Cullumís famous rendition of Little Drummer Boy.

Program #26, Uplink 12/25 NEW New Yearís Eve Blast: The Jim Cullum Jazz Band Live and Smokiní

January/February 1998

RW 98 Program #1/Uplink 1/1 Fireworks! Red Hot & Blues
With Dick Hyman, piano; Nicholas Payton, trumpet; Banu Gibson, vocals; and an all-star cast

RW 98 Program #2/Uplink 1/8 The Jim Cullum Jazz Band Plays Big Band Favorites
A celebration of the music of Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, & more

RW 98 Program #3, Uplink 1/15 The Jim Cullum Jazz Band 35th Anniversary Special
The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and friends celebrate 35 years of hot jazz at the Landing.

RW 98 Program #4, Uplink 1/22 Bix & Hoagy: Midwestern Romantics of the Jazz Age
with vocalist, Banu Gibson

RW 98 Program #5, Uplink 1/29 American Love Songs
With vocalists Joe Williams, Nina Ferro and Carol Woods

Riverwalk Celebrates Black History Month In February
With Biographies of Four Legendary Jazz Artists

RW 98 Program #6, Uplink 2/5 Andy Razaf: The Life & Lyrics of the Prince of Madagascar

RW 98 Program #7, Uplink 2/12 Hamp: The Vibes President of the United States
with Lionel Hampton, vibes

RW 98 Program #8, Uplink 2/19 Jazz Train, From Chicago to New York
with Doc Cheatham, trumpet

RW 98 Program #9, Uplink 2/26 Louis Armstrong In The 30's: A Tribute to the Life and Music of Louis Armstrong
with trumpeter Nicholas Payton

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