Many of Horace Silver's compositions, such as “Opus de Funk,” “The Preacher,” “Nica’s Dream,” and “Peace” have become jazz standards heard frequently today.
Saxophonist Phil Urso passed away yesterday at the age of 82.
Handy talks about early encounters with Dexter Gordon and Art Tatum, why he came to favor the alto saxophone, and the legendary young bassist Albert Stinson.
A soundtrack to a documentary about James Dean was recorded by a group of West Coast jazz musicians led by Chet Baker and Bud Shank.
Hear jazz greats as they make appearances in memorable pop music.
Early Chet Baker recordings are the focus of this edition of Night Lights.