His music is loved by millions of people around the world—forever associated with the TV version of a popular comic strip. Who was the man behind that music?
Bob Brookmeyer, who passed away on December 15, 2011, emerged in the 1950s as a trombonist, composer and arranger steeped in both traditional and modern jazz.
Interviews with Sam Rivers and Darcy James Argue, new reissues of Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington, a new online jazz journal and more.
Miles is kind of honored, ECM is reissuing some cool back-catalogue titles, Michael Steinman hips us to a great online Billie Holiday photo archive, and more.
Some Yuletide offerings from Afterglow and the Night Lights archives.
A 20-minute excerpt from the Night Lights show kicks off WBEZ's holiday special.