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Tribute to Nat King Cole.

On the 25th anniversary of the death of Nat King Cole, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead has an appreciation of the well-known singer, and he takes a look at Cole's often overlooked skills as a jazz pianist. (By the way, Nat King Cole actually died on February 15th, but we're running the piece today, a couple of days early).


Other segments from the episode on February 13, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 13, 1990: Interview with Bill T. Jones; Commentary on Nat King Cole; Interview with Itabari Njeri; Interview with Robert Kaplow and the Punsters.


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