It makes sense that Nellie McKay would find a close kinship with the late NEA Jazz Master Bob Dorough. Despite being separated by nearly 60 years in age, both artists found a niche for their quirky and original songs. The duo made one memorable recording together and also toured the world.
On this edition of The Checkout, Nellie McKay pays tribute to her favorite hipster sidekick, who passed away last April.
And here she is performorming "Lazybones," from her recent album Sister Orchid, in our studio.
Assistant Producer: Anthony Nieves