Jazz historian Ted Gioia joins Night Lights this week to talk about his latest book.
A convergence of grief, memory and music for Memorial Day.
Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington’s composing/arranging partner for 27 years, writing “Take the A Train,” “Lush Life,” and many other eventual jazz standards.
Pianist Art Tatum's speed and harmonic imagination often left other musicians astonished, inspired, or in despair. Here are some who dared to keep up with him.