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Rodney Whitaker Quartet | Season 5 | #505

  • Aired: 02/28/2014
  • 55:47
  • Rating: TV-G
Rodney Whitaker is considered one of the leading performers and teachers of the jazz double bass in the United States. Whitaker has performed and toured with over 100 legendary performing jazz artists, and is featured on more than 100 recordings. As director of jazz studies at Michigan State University, Whitaker has built one of the leading jazz degree programs in the United States.
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Rodney Whitaker Quartet | Season 5 | #505
Rodney Whitaker Quartet | Season 5 | #505
Jazz from a true master of the double bass, with some of the best players in the land.
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