Teri Thornton On Piano Jazz
Piano Jazz remembers vocalist and pianist Teri Thornton (1934–2000), who lost her battle with cancer in the year after this 1999 session. Thornton first wowed audiences in 1963 with her hit recording of "Somewhere in the Night" from the television series Naked City. Her comeback to the jazz world was highlighted in 1998 when she won the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition. On this episode of Piano Jazz, she and host Marian McPartland team up for an unforgettable "I'll Be Seeing You," and Thornton performs her signature take on "East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)."
Originally broadcast in the fall of 1999.
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