Give Now

Night Lights Classic Jazz

Posts tagged Lee Morgan

August 13, 2015


Cd cover for Herbie Hancock on Blue Note

Maiden Voyage: Herbie Hancock In The 1960s

In the 1960s Herbie Hancock seemed to be everywhere on the jazz scene, recording both as a leader for Blue Note and as a sideman with Miles Davis and others.

September 23, 2013


Lee Morgan and Wayne Shorter Mosaic

Shorter Lee: Lee Morgan And Wayne Shorter

Trumpeter Lee Morgan and saxophonist Wayne Shorter were two of the leading lights of the 1960s hardbop era.

April 24, 2012



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.

March 18, 2011


Harold Mabern Memphis

A Few Miles From Memphis: Harold Mabern, the Early Years

Harold Mabern's musically impeccable credentials as a first-rate soloist, accompanist, and writer go all the way back to the golden age of hardbop.

May 2, 2009


I Want To Hold Your Hand

Fab Four Jazz: The Beatles’ Influence On Jazz In The 1960s

The Beatles’ explosive arrival on the American music scene in 1964 shook up the jazz world just as much as it did the rest of America—perhaps even more so.

January 24, 2009


Benny Golson

The Benny Golson Songbook

Tenor saxophonist Benny Golson has written some of the most beloved and frequently-played standards in the modern jazz canon.

September 29, 2007


Ahmed Abdul Malik

East Meets West: Ahmed Abdul-Malik and World Jazz

Bassist Ahmed Abdul-Malik helped forge a path for the fusion of jazz with world music.

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.

May 27, 2006


Coltrane's funeral

Turn Out the Stars II: Jazz Elegies

Jazz compositions in remembrance of musicians who have passed.

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Night Lights Classic Jazz:

Support For Indiana Public Media From

About Night Lights

Search Night Lights

where to hear night lights

This Week On Afterglow

The Billy Strayhorn Songbook

strayhorn gottlieb

Songwriter Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's right-hand man, would have turned 100 on November 29th.

Read more »

Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.

More from Afterglow »