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January 6, 2016

 

A photo of 1940s jazz hipster figure Harry Gibson.

Hipsters, Flipsters, And On-The-Scenesters

Kickin' the gong around with Minnie, McVouty, Freddie, and other assorted jazzniks.

August 25, 2008

 

Horace Silver

The Horace Silver Songbook

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.

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Ella Fitzgerald On Decca

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In honor of Ella Fitzgerald's centennial on April 25, 2017, we look at the singer's early career on Decca Records.

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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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