December 2011

Best Vocalists of 2011 Tonight!

Tierney SuttonThis week hear highlights from the best new jazz of 2011 on the 9 o'clock special. Vocalists take center stage tonight. Grammy winner Kurt Elling is back with "The Gate," and Tierney Sutton gets her long awaited shot at a Grammy with "American Road." Newcomers Tianna Hall and Gretchen Parlato stepped into the spotlight but Tony Bennett's "Duets II" earned the 85 year old crooner his first number one on the Billboard 200 chart. Jazz awakes tonight at 8!

 

Beyond Science Fiction

Professor Paul Davies explains the science behind time travel, finding life on other planets, and finding intelligent life in other universes. Davies also talks about his work with cancer researchers and the importance of keeping a certain amount of imagination in science.

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