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Posts tagged jazz elegies

May 28, 2017

 

National Cemetery at Leavenworth, Kansas.

Night Lights For Memorial Day

Jazz elegies, Glenn Miller's Army Air Force orchestra, Duke Ellington's Treasury broadcasts, and more.

May 26, 2017

 

Cover of I Remember Django LP

Turn Out The Stars: Volume 5

Another volume of jazz elegies in honor of jazz artists who have passed on, including tributes to Django Reinhardt, Jimmy Noone, Johnny Hodges, and others.

December 28, 2016

 

Banner for NPR's A Blog Supreme

Take Five X 18: Writings On Jazz For NPR’s A Blog Supreme

Looking back at NPR's "jazz in five recordings" series.

May 24, 2013

 

Carl Perkins jazz pianist

Turn Out The Stars: Volume Four

In musical remembrance of artists past: Night Lights returns with another program of jazz elegies.

May 23, 2009

 

Satchmo's grave

Turn Out The Stars III: More Jazz Elegies

This Memorial Day weekend Night Lights pays tribute to departed musicians with another program of jazz elegies.

May 27, 2006

 

Coltrane's funeral

Turn Out The Stars II: Jazz Elegies

Jazz compositions in remembrance of musicians who have passed.

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Full Moon And Empty Arms: Classical Melodies In Popular Song

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We explore the classical music origins of jazz and pop standards like “Baubles, Bangles, and Beads,” “Lover, Come Back To Me,” and “Full Moon and Empty Arms.”

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