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December 29, 2007

 

Art Blakey 1957

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers: Class of ’57

Art Blakey led the much-noted Jazz Messengers for four decades, and the lesser-known 1957 edition gave him one of his most diverse years on record.

December 8, 2007

 

Donald Byrd

Donald Byrd: The Hardbop Years

After 25-year-old trumpet great Clifford Brown died unexpectedly in a 1956 car accident, some critics and fans looked to Donald Byrd as a possible successor.

September 15, 2007

 

Blue Note Connection soundtrack

The Connection: The Living Theater And Hardbop Jazz

The Connection was a groundbreaking 1959 off-Broadway play that cast jazz musicians as heroin addicts waiting for a score.

May 12, 2007

 

Jackie McLean Consequence

Jackie McLean And Lee Morgan: The Dynamic Hardbop Duo

Jazz writer David Rosenthal called Jackie McLean and Lee Morgan "a frontline match made in hardbop heaven."

February 10, 2007

 

Cover of Cal Massey's BLUES TO COLTRANE album.

Soulful Days: The Cal Massey Songbook

Exploring the work of an unheralded jazz composer.

April 8, 2006

 

Photo of saxophonist Jackie McLean

We’ll Keep Loving You: Jackie McLean

A special tribute to the alto saxophonist, who passed away on March 31, 2006.

February 4, 2006

 

Say It Loud: Black-Pride Soul Jazz

Music by Lou Donaldson, Gil Scott-Heron, Freddie Roach, Jackie McLean, and others.

May 28, 2005

 

Turn Out The Stars: Jazz Elegies

We'll hear elegies for Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Sonny Clark, and more.

August 21, 2004

 

Destination Out: Grachan Moncur And Jackie McLean

We'll hear a melding of 1950s bop sensibility with the new ideas and approaches so prevalent in the jazz world of the early 1960s.

July 3, 2004

 

Let Freedom Ring

Night Lights' pilot program that aired on the eve of 2004's July 4th holiday.

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