The Philippines is a country of more than 100 million people. Its history and its proximity to China have made it an important U.S. ally, but it's had its share of challenges.
Harlem pianist Bud Powell was a genius, along with Charlie Parker he created bebop. He also had mental problems that kept him in hospitals for much of his career. Learn more about Bud Powell and hear his amazing chops whether he is ripping through some bebop changes or cruising a blues. We will also hear some sweet Chicago sound from Norman Simmons tonight it's 2 for 1 on the 9 O'clock special. Jazz awakes at 8.