Join Loren Schoenberg for some music from one of the greatest finds in the history of jazz—a treasure trove of broadcasts from the golden age of swing.
JazzWax blogger and Wall Street Journal music writer Marc Myers discusses his book about how cultural, economic, and social forces shaped the sound of jazz.
In the early 1970s trumpeter Freddie Hubbard made a series of records for the CTI label that combined hardbop, funk, modality, and 70s groove.
Women instrumentalists thrived in the upside-down jazz world of wartime America.
Jazz historian Ted Gioia joins Night Lights this week to talk about his latest book.
How a college-town springtime in the Jazz Age Midwest paved the way for two legends in the making.
From ragtime to the rise of jazz education, the state of Indiana played a significant part in shaping the sound of modern jazz.
It's really no mystery: Night Lights relies on listeners like you to keep the stories and sounds of classic jazz on the air and online.
A playlist and some programs for America's national holiday.
Help Night Lights make its online fund-drive goal this year! Any and all contributions make a difference. Afterwards, enjoy a historic Sonny Rollins solo.