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November 23, 2010

 

Mary Lou

A Brief History of Mary Lou Williams

Williams' career ranged from swing and bebop to expatriate and sacred jazz, a stint as a jazz educator, and a 1977 encounter with avant-garde icon Cecil Taylor.

October 19, 2009

 

jazz in transition

Before Rock, There Was Jazz: Tom Wilson And Transition Records

Tom Wilson, who produced some of the 1960s' most monumental rock records, started out in the 1950s by recording jazz artists such as Sun Ra on his own label.

September 25, 2009

 

jazzfm

Music For The Autumn, New Station News, And More

Afterglow's annual autumn tribute program...Night Lights comes to Erie, Pennsylvania...and Sam Rivers and Sinatra/Jobim on NPR.

November 18, 2006

 

Great American Songbook

The Avant-Garde Plays The Great American Songbook

Takes on the standards from Eric Dolphy, Cecil Taylor, Ornette Coleman and more.

July 29, 2006

 

Jazz Advance: Early Cecil Taylor

Pianist Cecil Taylor is one of the most influential pioneers of late-20th-century improvised music.

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