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June 28, 2008

 

Far Out Folk

Jazz Goes Folk

In the late 1950s and early 1960s folk music became the new countercultural music of choice on college campuses. Here's how some jazz artists responded.

June 26, 2008

 

Ask David Amram

Amram KerouacMulti-instrumentalist, jazz/classical/world maestro, and Beat Generation icon David Amram will be appearing at Farm Bloomington for a jazz-poetry performance this Friday evening, June 27 at 8 p.m. EST in Bloomington, Indiana. Amram, whose music has been featured in Night Lights programs such as Jazz and Jack Kerouac

October 16, 2007

 

Jazz around the Internet…and George Avakian speaks with Night Lights

Notes and tones from around the web:On the heels of his fantastic Hal McKusick series, Marc Myers follows up with a profile of David Amram

September 1, 2007

 

Kerouac Blues and Haiku

Jazz And Jack Kerouac

On the Road, like many of Kerouac's other writings, celebrated and invoked the music of Charlie Parker, Lester Young, and many other jazz greats.

August 6, 2005

 

Jazz Studio 5 and 6: Ralph Burns and David Amram

This week on Night Lights we’ll feature the fifth and sixth volumes of Decca’s 1950s Jazz Studio series–the label’s West Coast-influenced answer to Norman Granz’s Verve jam session releases. V. 5, led by pianist and arranger Ralph Burns, includes trumpeter Joe Newman and little-known alto saxophonist Dave Schildkraut, who was once mistaken…

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