Night Lights Classic Jazz

Bud Powell in Paris

Just ahead of this weekend’s Bastille Day salute to the expatriate African-American jazz community–more video of Bud Powell in Paris:

Shaw Nuff

Blues in the Closet

Anthropology

BTW, word has it that Peter Pullman’s long-awaited Bud biography may soon be seeing the light of a publication day.

David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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