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March 15, 2008

 

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Jazz Flower Power: The Charles Lloyd Quartet

In 1965 saxophonist Charles Lloyd formed a quartet, including an up-and-coming Keith Jarrett and Jack DeJohnette, that found favor with young rock audiences.

April 1, 2006

 

Electrifying: Miles Davis at the Cellar Door

Miles Davis electricIn December of 1970 Miles Davis took what some consider to be his last great quintet into a Washington, D.C. jazz club for a four-night stand. Columbia Records recorded all four evenings, but until recently, only material from the last night…

January 15, 2005

 

Miles Davis: the Jack Johnson Sessions

Miles Davis Jack JohnsonKen Burns’ new documentary about Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight boxing champion, is not the first film about the boxer; in 1970 William Cayton made a documentary as well, with a soundtrack by Miles Davis. This edition of Night Lights features music taken from the Sony/Legacy box-set MILES DAVIS: THE COMPLETE JACK JOHNSON…

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