Front & Center: Jon Baptiste

Front and Center is the critically-acclaimed concert series that was launched in the Spring of 2012. The original one hour, commercial-free, all-music program airs nationwide on public television. Through the years, it has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling industry vets and chart toppers.
  • Artist to Icon S01 E010 - Whitney Houston

    Very few people become a star. Fewer still achieve iconic status. So just how do they do it? Artist to Icon goes beyond the constraints of the velvet rope to reveal some of the most extraordinary rises to fame the world has ever seen.

  • Will Smith: The Prince of Hollywood

    It’s not a rags to riches story. Nor was he born of Hollywood royalty. But, Willard Carroll Smith knew what he wanted way back when while growing up in West Philadelphia. Career not college was his goal. One year of financial support from his father allowed Will Smith to pursue his childhood dream. He did not disappoint and soon wrote his own show biz story.

  • Whitney Houston: We Will Always Love You

    Whitney Houston was so much more than a performer, she was a blessing for all who were touched by her sound and kind spirit. In this film we pay tribute to one of the most gripping rags to riches stories ever told. Whitney Elizabeth Houston showed vocal range and star quality that would soon make her a legend in music. We talk to those who were close to her, retrace her steps to stardom and revisit some of her most stunning performances. We pay homage to the one simply known as The Voice.

  • Tina Turner: Simply the Best

    The odds were against her. Child of sharecroppers in Boonesville, Tennessee. Abandoned by both parents after their divorce. Victim of domestic violence by her co-star and husband. Yet, Anna Mae Bullock would find her true self as Tina Turner and one day emerge as “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

  • The Art Of S04 E06 - Music

    The Art Of: Music explores music's artistic significance, by going on stage with a Latin funk band from Miami, inside the studio with record label Buskin, and into the classroom at the Los Angeles College of Music.

  • The Art Of S01 E03 - Hip Hop

    (2013) Amy Campion, Rocco Katastrophe. Profiles of an artist on an independent hip hop label, a transgender rapper, and an urban dance group.

  • Shakura'S Aida - Rhino Jazz Festival 2014

    Shakura'S Aida is undeniably one of the most authentic artists of its generation in Canada and around the World. This international musician had enriched for over 25 years the musical scene of the Jazz and Blues with her warm voice and her other artistic influences such as R&B. Her amazing performance during the Rhino Jazz Festival is one of a kind concert that will take your breath away and make viewers feel as if they were right there on the stage!

  • Berlin Live S02 E07

    Berlin Live presents a diverse mix of some of the world’s most accomplished musicians performing, reading, storytelling – in short, creating something extraordinary, in front of an intimate audience at an exotic club in Berlin.  This series of concerts features a wide range of contemporary and classic artists.

  • London Live S01 E01

    A weekly live music series featuring the world's hottest artists performing live and giving exclusive interviews.

  • Listen to the World: The Musical Instrument Museum

    An exclusive look at the creation of the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, which houses some of the most obscure instruments the world has known and explores the ways music can universally rouse emotion and soothe the soul.

  • Legends of Opera S01 E01

    A new series celebrating the great opera singers of our time. Hosted and narrated by Australian/American operatic soprano, Danielle de Niese. Featuring classic moments in the careers of twelve legends of Opera, from Luciano Pavarotti to Enrico Caruso, Joan Sutherland to Kiri Te Kanawa and Jessye Norman to Mario Lanza. Filmed in in the United Kingdom and Italy, each episode features historical archive, performance highlights, and contributions from artists, critics and directors

  • Inside The Actors Studio S08 E01 - Will Smith

    Host James Lipton persuades some of the biggest names in show business to give up some surprisingly personal information during his chats with them in front of a worshipful audience of students of the Actors Studio Drama School. This show's guest was legendary actor Will Smith.

  • Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

    The remarkable story of how a group of inspired mavericks made an unlikely marriage of hip-hop and history the biggest musical show in America…and are getting ready to conquer the world!

  • Front & Center S01 E10

    Front and Center is the critically-acclaimed concert series that was launched in the Spring of 2012. The original one hour, commercial-free, all-music program airs nationwide on public television. Through the years, it has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling industry vets and chart toppers.

  • Front & Center S01 E08

    Front and Center is the critically-acclaimed concert series that was launched in the Spring of 2012. The original one hour, commercial-free, all-music program airs nationwide on public television. Through the years, it has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling industry vets and chart toppers.

  • Front & Center S01 E07

    Front and Center is the critically-acclaimed concert series that was launched in the Spring of 2012. The original one hour, commercial-free, all-music program airs nationwide on public television. Through the years, it has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling industry vets and chart toppers.

  • Front & Center S01 E05

    Front and Center is the critically-acclaimed concert series that was launched in the Spring of 2012. The original one hour, commercial-free, all-music program airs nationwide on public television. Through the years, it has presented an eclectic mix of Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling industry vets and chart toppers.

  • Beyonce & Jay-Z: Power Love

    It’s been a wild ride. A rock and roller relationship. Two decades in the limelight. Merger of megastar music. Marriage, three kids, almost 300 million records sold and 51 Grammies between them. The beat goes on.

  • Berlin Live S02 E08

    Berlin Live presents a diverse mix of some of the world’s most accomplished musicians performing, reading, storytelling – in short, creating something extraordinary, in front of an intimate audience at an exotic club in Berlin. This series of concerts features a wide range of contemporary and classic artists.

  • Zac Harmon - Rhino Jazz Festival 2016

    Zac Harmon fate is like no other, a bluesman from Jackson who’s about to turn 50 and has known many musical lives! His warm and rousing voice resembles Luther Allison’s. On the guitar side, Zac takes his influences from his idol, Albert King.

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