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Zoot and Al: The Brotherhood of Prez

Tenor saxophonists Zoot Sims and Al Cohn were both 22 when they met in a Salt Lake City parking lot one night before a gig in January 1948, and launched a friendship and musical collaboration with Zoot Sims that would last a lifetime.

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The Wild Fiddler from Philly: Joe Venuti and his Jazz Violin

Joe Venuti, the first star of jazz violin, pioneered the role of string instruments in jazz with guitarist Eddie Lang, ‘The Wild Fiddler of Philly” is equally renowned for his relentless practical jokes. Andy Stein and Marty Grosz sit in to explore the world of Joe Venuti.

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