Remembering Legendary Pianist, Ellis Larkins
Today at noon, jazz writer and musician Bob Jacobson will give a free talk at Baltimore’s City Hall about the life and work of Ellis Larkins, who died in 2002. But, first, Bob joins Tom Hall in the studio.
You can hear the late Marion McPartland's 1979 conversation with Ellis Larkins here. NPR's Jazz Profiles put together an hour-long documentary about Ellis Larkins. You can listen to that here. Learn more about the classic recordings Ella Fitzgerald made with Ellis here.