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Scott LaFaro lived only 25 years. His influence as a revolutionary jazz bassist has lasted 50 years and counting.
Jazz fans are known for their religious-like zeal, but in the 1960s jazz sometimes became a PART of religion, providing the soundtrack for church ceremonies.
A variant on the old "Where's the melody" saw, circa 1959.
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In 1964 Dean Martin recorded a laidback martini-at-the-fireside album that included the original version of a song that would soon become his signature tune.
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Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.
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