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  • Jerry Leiber appreciation: A songwriter who helped change pop music

     
    An appreciation of Jerry Leiber who, writing for Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee, The Coasters and more as the lyricist half of the Leiber and Stoller songwriting team, helped change pop music and set the template for future artists.
  • Influences: Bass players Charlie Haden

     
    Alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman’s revolutionary quartet stood the jazz world on its head at the end of 1959. His vigorous and intense music was in continual motion: melodically, harmonically and rhythmically. With no piano providing a chordal...

    The Arts on TV: 'All About Eve' on TCM; Jason Alexander on 'The Artist Toolbox'

     
    “Movie: All About Eve” (1950) 5 p.m. Thursday, TCM; Bette Davis, Anne Baxter. A broadway star takes a young and seemingly naive aspiring actress under her wing. “The Artist Toolbox” 10 p.m. Friday, KVCR; American Ballet theater...

    The Arts on TV: Gil Amelio; Jason Alexander; Max Raabe

     
    “The 700 Club” 8 and 10 a.m., and 11 p.m. Thursday, MyNet: Artist Gil Amelio's sculpture of Jesus. (N) “If Walls Could Talk...” 8:30 a.m. Thursday, HGTV: Painting Puzzler: A woman finds signed watercolors from a famous artist....

    The Arts on TV: 'Catch Me If You Can,' David Garrett and Disney Hall's garden

     
    “Late Show With David Letterman” 11:35 p.m. Thursday, CBS: The Broadway cast of “Catch Me if You Can” performs. Movie: "Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl” (1982) 5:30 p.m. Friday, IFC: John Cleese, Graham Chapman....