American Pianists Awards Gala Finals
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Five finalists for the 2019 American Pianists Awards perform with Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling and the Buselli–Wallarab Jazz Orchestra. The winner will receive the Cole Porter Fellowship--valued at over $100,000.
In the first half, each finalist performs a standard with Kurt Elling. In the second half, each finalist performs an original arrangement by Brent Wallarab of a standard with the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra.