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December 19, 2012


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Have Yourself a Very Quiet Christmas

Night Lights pays tribute to the holidays in the mellowest of moods.

January 8, 2008


Jazz for After the Dentist’s Office: Cannonball Adderley and Bill Evans

Cannonball Adderley Bill Evans Know What I MeanMost jazz lovers have favorite albums that they turn to for certain moods, times, or occasions–or just out of habit, because over the years that particular LP or CD has created some pleasantly well-worn grooves in one’s listening state of mind. Such albums for me include Bud Powell’s The Genius Of, John Coltrane’s Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, and Bill Evans’…

December 16, 2006


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More With Four: Jazz And String Quartets

What happens when a jazz artist meets a string quartet?

May 21, 2005


Jazz in the Postwar French Cinema

In the 1950s French directors turned to American musicians such as Miles Davis and Art Blakey to score the moody, cutting-edge films that they were making.

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Swingin’ with Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

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On this show, we highlight the vocal jazz trio that helped revolutionize jazz singing in the late 1950s.

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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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