The Blues Episodes

2003, TV Show

Episode Detail: Piano Blues - The Blues

Amateur ivory jangler Clint Eastwood journeys into the world of jazz and blues piano in encounters with Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, Marcia Ball, Jay McShann and others. Highlights include a vintage clip of Charles rocking out on “What'd I Say.”

Episodes: The Blues (7)

10/4/2003: Piano Blues    Season 1, Episode 7
10/3/2003: Red, White and Blues    Season 1, Episode 6
10/2/2003: Godfathers and Sons    Season 1, Episode 5
10/1/2003: Warming by the Devil's Fire    Season 1, Episode 4
9/30/2003: The Road to Memphis    Season 1, Episode 3
9/29/2003: The Soul of a Man    Season 1, Episode 2
9/28/2003: Feel Like Going Home    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: September 28, 2003, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Seven directors (including Clint Eastwood and Martin Scorsese) interpret facets of the blues in a superb series that juxtaposes archival footage, interviews and performances. Among those included: B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, Taj Mahal and hip-hop stars Chuck D and Common. Scorsese is the executive producer.

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