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Jazz Pianist Lenny Marcus (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-12-15

Duration: 00:06:59

Subjects: Marcus, Lenny | JAZZ | Music | Pianists


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Marcus, Lenny Interviewee


This segment from the December 15, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s profile of jazz pianist Lenny Marcus of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He discusses: his early interest in music; moving to Baton Rouge to compete on the LSU Gymnastics team; his musical influences; his album, “Bat in the Hat”; and his future plans. This segment also includes footage of Marcus performing at Café Americain Restaurant in Baton Rouge.