The Song is You with Bonnie Grice: Ellis Marsalis
"The Song is You" is a weekly radio show that invites guests to dip into their iPods and their memory banks to explore the soundtrack of their lives and how music has influenced and inspired them. Guests pick their Top 10 favorites including a "Guilty Pleasure" song. It's informal, fun and revealing
He may be the father of two of the most famous players in Jazz today, Wynton and Branford, but he's also widely considered to be the father of an entire generation of Jazz players, given his 30+ years in music education and performance. The famed elder of the Marsalis clan sits down for a thoughtful hour of some of his favorites, including Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk and another New Orleans favorite son, Fats Domino.