John Darnielle, the singer and founder of the band The Mountain Goats writes songs that tell stories - it turns out, he also writes stories.
Ahmad Jamal has a unique flavor to his playing. Miles Davis wanted all his pianists to sound like Ahmad. Today Jamal tours with his own trio and creates brilliant improvisations over jazz standards like Blue Moon, and his own compositions. Hear the history of Ahmad Jamal from Poinciana to today, Monday night on the 9 O'clock special.