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December 3, 2010

 

Brubeck

Playland At The Beach: Dave Brubeck’s Early Octet And Trio

The story and music of Dave Brubeck’s professional prelude as a young, experimental West Coast jazz musician.

September 14, 2010

 

TjaderMonterey

Jazz From Monterey: 1958, The Birth Of A Festival

Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Dave Brubeck and Gerry Mulligan were just a few of the musicians who showed up to help inaugurate the Monterey Jazz Festival.

December 7, 2009

 

Definitive Vince Guaraldi

It’s Jazz, Charlie Brown: The Vince Guaraldi Story

His music is loved by millions of people around the world—forever associated with the TV version of a popular comic strip. Who was the man behind that music?

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Count Basie and the Singers

Joe Williams

This week, our spotlight is on just a few of the many singers who sang with Count Basie, including Jimmy Rushing, Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, and more.

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Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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