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January 5, 2015


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Best Historical Jazz Releases 2014

Night Lights' annual, highly-subjective look back at the year's historical jazz releases.

April 7, 2009


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Wax Poetics: The Jazz Issue

I often curse out loud when I pick up a new issue at my local record store. The editors have a knack for choosing artists whom I find irresistible.

April 22, 2008


Forthcoming HatOLOGY Reissues

news for luluHatHut Records, the European label that some consider to be the modern Blue Note (er, wait a minute, Blue Note still exists…but as a very hip man once observed, things ain’t what they used to be) has posted some choice titles as forthcoming reissues–among them…

February 24, 2007


One More You Wrote Through Us: Horace Tapscott

In 1961 pianist Horace Tapscott turned his back on a high-profile jazz gig and began to help build a vibrant, multicultural underground Los Angeles jazz scene.

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