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.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!
Tonight on K-Jazz we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. with songs of freedom, unity and liberation. You'll hear excerpts from King's speeches and learn more about how jazz musicians dealt with racism in hotels and venues when they traveled to play their music. Enjoy some soulful Gene Harris and some inspiring gospel from pianist Cyrus Chestnut tonight as we celebrate Dr. King.