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April 5, 2011

 

Jimmy Giuffre

Where’s The Rhythm?

A variant on the old "Where's the melody" saw, circa 1959.

March 15, 2011

 

NIPR

NIPR-Fort Wayne Adds Night Lights, Afterglow to Lineup

Both programs make their debut this week on Northeast Indiana Public Radio.

February 28, 2011

 

Coleman Hawkins

New Coleman Hawkins Mosaic, Updates On Lunceford And Rivers

News about new and forthcoming box sets from the premier jazz reissue label.

January 1, 2011

 

kerouac on the road

Three From Kerouac For the New Year

Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty, the hunt, and visions of a jazz deity.

December 30, 2010

 

Billy Taylor

The Bridge: Billy Taylor, 1921-2010

As a performer, composer, educator, media host, and advocate, Billy Taylor built a boulevard of jazz for listeners around the world to travel.

December 28, 2010

 

Nat King Cole Carnegie Hall

Best Historical Releases and Reissues of 2010

A look back at musical look-backs from the past year.

December 16, 2010

 

Mary Lou Zodiac

A New Performance of Mary Lou Williams’ “Zodiac Suite”

Mary Lou Williams' extended work will be performed in its entirety by a large ensemble for the first time since 1945.

September 30, 2010

 

Pull Your Coat Oct. 1, 2010

Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For October

Tony Curtis and SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, CTI reissues coming, the Coltrane album that got you started, a film about Vince Guaraldi, and more.

September 23, 2010

 

John Coltrane 1960

When Trane Met The Equinox: Happy Birthday, John Coltrane

The convergence of two stellar events: the birth of John Coltrane and the beginning of autumn.

September 16, 2010

 

Duke Ellington's America

He, Too, Was America: Duke Ellington’s Sepia Panorama

A new book examines the bandleader and composer's life in the historical context of his times.

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