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May 15, 2015


Young Keith Jarrett

Birth: Early Keith Jarrett

Jarrett's early solos, one critic said, "contain in them the entire history of jazz piano."

September 20, 2011


Chico Hamilton Impulse

A Different Journey: Chico Hamilton In The 1960s

Chico Hamilton had gained fame with a 1950s quintet often defined as “chamber jazz,” but at the dawn of the 1960s he began to head in a new artistic direction.

September 14, 2011


Don Ellis 1966

Jazz From Monterey: 1966

By 1966 the Monterey Jazz Festival was an established institution—but the decade’s winds of change were already starting to blow from the festival’s stage.

June 15, 2009



The Juneteenth Jazz Jamboree

Night Lights offers a jazz tribute to Juneteenth, the African-American holiday marking the end of slavery, with commentary from historian William Wiggins.

March 15, 2008


Charles Lloyd Love-IN

Jazz Flower Power: The Charles Lloyd Quartet

In 1965 saxophonist Charles Lloyd formed a quartet, including an up-and-coming Keith Jarrett and Jack DeJohnette, that found favor with young rock audiences.

July 3, 2004


Let Freedom Ring

McLean Let Freedom RingNight Lights‘ pilot program that aired on the eve of 2004′s July 4th holiday, featuring music from Jackie McLean, Charles Mingus, Avery Parrish, Nina Simone…

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