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June 19, 2010

 

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Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For June 19, 2010

A new remembrance of Henry Grimes' 2003 return to jazz, Herbie Hancock's latest, and more.

June 15, 2010

 

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Six Degrees Of Support: Help Keep Bringing Night Lights To You

Your connection to Night Lights might be closer than it appears. Why your contribution counts, for another year of Night Lights and more.

May 30, 2010

 

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Some Shows for Memorial Day

Music for departed jazz musicians, topical songs of World War II, and more.

May 26, 2010

 

What's My Line

What’s My Line? Ellington, Nat King Cole And Satchmo On TV

Could you have guessed who they were? Three giants of jazz on the 1950s TV quiz show.

May 20, 2010

 

Penguin Jazz Guide

Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For May 21th, 2010

Recent news about upcoming publications, the state of jazz radio and Hank Jones.

May 18, 2010

 

Hank Jones

The Quiet One: An Appreciation Of Hank Jones, 1918-2010

A jazz pianist of swinging grace who gave us 70 years of subtle musical pleasure.

May 15, 2010

 

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Sam Rivers Mosaic Set This November

Mosaic Records will release a set of Rivers' 1970s New York City jazz loft recordings this autumn.

April 20, 2010

 

Old School: Gang Starr’s “Jazz Thing”

An early mix of hiphop and jazz by the late rapper Guru.

April 5, 2010

 

1987: Jazz For The Big Dance In New Orleans

A video flashback to CBS' jazz introduction for the 1987 NCAA men's basketball championship game.

April 4, 2010

 

Opening Day

Talkin’ Baseball: The Year The Yankees Won The Pennant

Music for baseball's Opening Day and a look back at a magical season for the most hated team in the game.

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