October Magic

Tonight’s program features excerpts from celebrated jazz suites such as Stan Getz’s "Focus", pianist Randy Weston’s "Little Niles", and Duke Ellington’s "Suite Thursday", plus music by Don Byron, Stacy Kent, Les Mc Cann and The Art Ensemble of Chicago, among others.

Jackson: Thinking About Trayvon

Like countless other Americans of all races, Reuben Jackson has been watching the nationwide protests that have followed the shooting of Trayvon Martin. What he didn’t anticipate was a searing reintroduction to his own racial pain and anger.