Rest In Peace: Willie Pickens III

Pianist Willie Pickens

Jazz88’s Development Officer, Janis Lane-Ewart, talks about the musicianship of and her friendship with pianist Willie Pickens III, a Chicago-area pianist who recorded and played with the likes of Louie Bellson, Clark Terry, Elvin Jones and Buddy DeFranco. Pickens died in New York City on Dec. 13, 2017.

Originally aired on the Morning Show with Emily Reese, Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.