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August 18, 2010

 

Coleman Hawkins

Mosaic Records In Discussions To Release Savory Collection

The New York Times reports that the reissue label is in talks with the National Jazz Museum to release music from the William Savory collection on CD.

August 17, 2010

 

Abbey Lincoln It's Me

An Iconic Voice, An Iconic Eye: Abbey Lincoln And Herman Leonard

Abbey Lincoln personified the soul of jazz; Herman Leonard caught it with his camera.

August 6, 2010

 

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Pull Your Coat, August 6: Abbey Lincoln, Nat Cole, & Jackie McLean

An 80th-birthday tribute to singer Abbey Lincoln, a Jackie McLean documentary, a newly-discovered Nat King Cole concert, and more.

July 24, 2010

 

Two For The Blues, Weekend Edition: Annie Ross And Basquiat

A program about the singer, a movie about the artist.

June 19, 2010

 

Mosaic Jamal

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.

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