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Jeremy Monteiro On Piano Jazz

Pianist Jeremy Monteiro grew up in Singapore, where he launched a remarkable career, landing his first gig at 17. He gained international attention in 1988 at the Montreaux Jazz Festival and has continued to gain acclaim worldwide throughout his career. To his credit he has more than 20 albums as a leader, is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, and has received Singapore's highest honor in the arts, the Cultural Medallion.

On this 2008 Piano Jazz, he and McPartland perform a set of standards and a few originals, including Monteiro's "Asiana" and "Blues for Sax."

SET LIST

"Asiana" (Monteiro)

"Soliloquy" (Monteiro)

"I'm Confessin'" (Dougherty, Neiburg, Reynolds)

"Blues for the Sax" (Monteiro)

"With You In Mind" (McPartland)

"Life Goes On" (Monteiro)

"Someday My Prince Will Come" (Churchill, Morey)

"Prayer for Peace" (Mintzer)

"Cottontail" (Ellington)

Originally broadcast in the winter of 2008.

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