DUET: a new one-hour music program hosted by Linda Ronstadt and Ann Savoy.
Linda and Ann have a chemistry and love of music that is infectious.
Each episode picks a musical theme. Linda and Ann choose the songs and offer their unique perspectives on the art and the artist.
The hosts bring the songs to life as they share inside stories and musical observations. Intimate and engaging, DUET is a fresh way to listen to music.
Episode One: Musical Families
The first episode centers around the theme, Musical Families, and focuses on the Wainwright/McGarrigle brood and the Richard and Linda Thompson family.
California and the Troubadour Days (daze)
Jazz standards in French
Great timeless songs
Songs that transcend language
Linda Ronstadt is one of the top female recording artists of all time. She has sold over 100 million records in a multitude of genres including rock, country, Americana, Spanish language, American standards, opera and light opera. In addition to releasing 30 studio albums and 15 compilations, Linda is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and winner of the National Medal of Arts and Humanities.
Ann Savoy (pronounced SAH-vwah) is perhaps the First Lady of Cajun music.
A four time Grammy nominee, she has recorded twenty + CDs, and appeared in The Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya sisterhood. She and her husband Marc are the subject of a film by famed documentary filmmaker Les Blank “Marc and Ann”. She is author of Cajun Music, A Reflection of a People. Ann makes music regularly with the Savoy Family Cajun Band, The Savoy Doucet Cajun Band, the Magnolia Sisters, and Ann Savoy and her Sleepless Knights.
Together, Linda Ronstadt and Ann Savoy recorded the Grammy-nominated album, Adieu False Heart, in 2006. It was the first time Ann had been recorded singing in English and will be Linda’s final album as a singer.