Jackie King, Willie Nelson, Marian McPartland and Duke Marcos

Jun 1, 2018

Vocalist Willie Nelson and guitarist Jackie King (1945 – 2016) were friends for decades, making up one of the most recognizable duos in the music world. From co-writing songs to creating record labels, the two friends played major roles in each other’s careers and lives. Their Piano Jazz session was one of the most memorable for listeners and show staff alike. Longtime mastering engineer Duke Marcos recorded the session, and show regular Gary Mazzaroppi provided bass for a jazzy set of standards and Nelson/King originals.

Full episode: https://www.npr.org/event/music/538388754/willie-nelson-and-jackie-king-on-piano-jazz

Artist site: http://willienelson.com/