Veteran actor (The Wire, Tremé) and New Orleans native Wendell Pierce brings outstanding performances each weel from Jazz at Lincoln Center's House of Swing. Each week, Pierce brings the story of jazz through music and the players in their own words.
“Wendell understands the art of swing. He grew up in the New Orleans, so that rhythm is in his heart and in his words.” - Wynton Marsalis
For 19 years, this Peabody Award winning show has created its own definitive voice, delighting listeners with the best in jazz. In addition to programs hosted by Wendell Pierce, you'll also hear from Ed Bradley in featured shows from the archive, and Wynton Marsalis on new shows from Rose Hall.