Behind the Scenes with Allen Toussaint
Jazz composer Allen Toussaint demonstrates the art of musical composition by writing a simple melody at the piano and using it as the basis of a song that we see completed in a recording studio. And Grammy Winner Bobby McFerrin and saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom team up for a swinging musical improvisation. Behind the Scenes brings the magic and the mystery of artistic creation to video. Hosted by magicians Penn and Teller, this award-winning series goes behind the scenes to discover the creative process with renowned artists including painter David Hockney, theatre director Julie Taymor and sculptor Nancy Graves. Behind the Scenes is an exciting and fun exploration for children and adults alike into the world of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theatre.