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Archive for January 2010

January 4, 2010


One Step Beyond

The Past Recaptured: 2009 Reissues

A sampling of some favorite reissues from the past year, including Stan Getz, Denny Zeitlin, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, and Tony Williams.

January 22, 2010


Cafe Society book

Cafe Society: The Wrong Place For The Right People

Cafe Society was New York City's first integrated nightclub and a cultural flashpoint for artists, jazz musicians, intellectuals, and activists of the 1940s.

January 29, 2010


Wilbur Ware Chicago Sound

Chicago Calling: Unsung Heroes Of The City’s Hardbop Scene

Chicago is a historic capital of early jazz and post-World War II blues, but in the 1950s and early 60s it also had a thriving hardbop scene.

January 11, 2010



Night Lights Best Of 2009: Music Edition

Releases both historic and modern that grabbed the attention of Night Lights' ears over the past year.

January 12, 2010


Herbie Nichols: A Jazzist's Life

Night Lights Best Of 2009: Books Edition

Some jazz books from the past year that caught Night Lights' eyes.

January 15, 2010


Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For January 15, 2010

The weekly round-up of interesting jazz links from around the web.

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