Jazz criticism first emerged in the 1930s and has played a role not only in how the music's been heard, but sometimes in the way it's been made.
In the 1950s Cafe Bohemia was one of the most happening jazz clubs in New York—a club that caught the vibe of the city's thriving art and intellectual scene.
A note of thanks for the success of the recent Night Lights fund-drive.
On Afterglow this week, a festive and reflective tribute to Independence Day with music from Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Paul Desmond and more.
We're working on developing a podcast for Night Lights, changing how we make audio files of the program available to you, and adding more content to the blog.
In honor of the holiday, some previous Night Lights shows with a French theme.
JazzTimes is coming back, a new photo exhibition of jazz musicians who toured for the State Department, and more.
Billie Holiday died 50 years ago today. From the archives, Night Lights offers several musical and written remembrances.
George Russell, the composer, theorist and pianist who passed away Monday night at the age of 86, helped shape the sound of jazz as we know it today.