Pianist and Bandleader Michael Wolff on the Legacy of Nancy Wilson

Dec 14, 2018

The autographed Nancy Wilson 2005 Champions of Jazz Gala banner is a fixture in the WBGO main studio
Credit Doug Doyle for WBGO

It was 2005 that Grammy-winning singer Nancy Wilson was honored at the WBGO Champions of Jazz Gala along with Ahmet Ertegun and the Jazz Foundation of America.

The music world now is mourning the loss of Nancy Wilson, who passed away from a long illness earlier this week at her home in California. She was 81.

Pianist, composer and bandleader Michael Wolff was Nancy Wilson's musical director from 1978 to 1982.

Here's the full interview (below) with Michael Wolff and WBGO News Director Doug Doyle.

Nancy Wilson, a great lady and a great friend to WBGO, will be missed.