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June 26, 2015

 

Cover for Curtis Fuller's 1957 Blue Note LP The Opener

Rookie Of The Year: Curtis Fuller ’57

Six albums as a leader. Sideman appearances with John Coltrane, Bud Powell, and Jimmy Smith. The story of trombonist Curtis Fuller's first year on record.

April 24, 2012

 

1958-1964

Jazz For Mad Men: Hits From The 1960s

Night Lights salutes the end of the television series MAD MEN this week with a program devoted to popular jazz from the era in which the show takes place.

September 28, 2009

 

Benson

Before Broadway: George Benson In The 1960s

In the 1970s George Benson was a crossover star with a smooth pop style, but he’d already established a legacy as a jazz guitarist brimming with talent.

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The Standards of Sondheim and Bernstein

Steve and Lenny

We look at the standards of Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein, like "New York, New York," "Lonely Town," "I Feel Pretty," and "Send In The Clowns."

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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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