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November 4, 2007


Quincy Jones and Lionel Hampton Mosaic sets up for pre-order

Lionel Hampton Mosaic setJust in time for Christmas: Mosaic Records has discographical information and audio clips up for their forthcoming Quincy Jones and Lionel Hampton sets, out later this month. The Hampton includes the vibraphonist’s remarkable late-1930s small-group dates…

November 2, 2007


Night Lights: a live broadcast this weekend! Miles Davis, J.J. Johnson, Art Blakey, and how you can support the program.

Miles Davis Monterey 1963This week on Night Lights I’ll be playing jazz from a new Miles Davis concert release–MONTEREY ’63, featuring the then-new rhythm section of Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams…along with Mosaic Records reissues of classic hardbop J.J. Johnson/Kai Winding and Art Blakey albums… the never-before-released Ella Fitzgerald LOVE LETTERS, featuring the singer in small-group settings, with big bands, and with the London Symphony Orchestra…and much, much more. And I’ll be broadcasting live, because this is the beginning of…

October 29, 2007


Charles Tolliver Mosaic Select

Charles Tolliver on Strata East in the Early 1970s

Strata East: where adventurous hardbop went in the 1970s.

October 19, 2007


David Baker: Quincy Jones Mosaic out soon

David BakerOne of the great things about working at WFIU is having David Baker stop by occasionally for appearances on Joe Bourne’s weekday afternoon program “Just You and Me”. As busy as he is, he’s always been incredibly generous with his time, and I’m always grateful for any chance to speak with him. He’s full of stories, insights, and good will; a few minutes in his presence and you’ll understand why he’s been such a successful jazz educator.David came in today to chat about the inauguration concert for Indiana University president Michael McRobbie that he’ll be conducting Sunday night…

October 9, 2007


Jack Wilson RIP, Sonny Rollins at Carnegie reviewed, a Hal McKusick interview, and new jazz books

Jack Wilson Easterly WindsWord has come via Mosaic Records that pianist Jack Wilson has passed away. Wilson’s best-known albums were two 1960s Blue Note dates, Easterly Winds (featuring the hardbop dynamic duo of Jackie McLean and Lee Morgan and Something Personal. He’s also present and accounted for on several…

August 20, 2007


From Monday On…

The new batch of Live at Monterey jazz titles, featuring Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Sarah Vaughan, and others, is due out this Tuesday.

June 2, 2007


Full Nelson: Oliver Nelson’s 1960s Big-Band Recordings

"Full Nelson" looks at the 1960s studio big-band recordings of saxophonist, arranger, and composer Oliver Nelson.

April 14, 2007


Later: Bobby Hutcherson In The Mid-1970s

Bobby Hutcherson made his first appearance on a Blue Note date in 1963, playing on saxophonist Jackie McLean’s LP One Step Beyond.

January 27, 2007


Tony Williams Mosaic Select

Return to Blue Note: Tony Williams In The Late 1980s

Tony Williams was renowned as one of the great drummers of jazz. His late-1980s acoustic quintet highlights his compositional skills as well.

March 25, 2006


The Late Miss D: Dinah Washington on Roulette, 1962-63

"The Late Miss D" features the last recordings of Dinah Washington, who died at the age of 38 in 1963.

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