More jazz with a Western theme, this time from Grant Green, Dexter Gordon, Ornette Coleman, and others.
We'll hear an interview with Oscar Brown Jr, a pioneer of early 1960s vocal jazz.
Duke Pearson was a pianist, composer, and arranger who helped craft the sound of many of the Blue Note label's classic mid-1960s releases.
This week on Night Lights we honor the memory of singer-songwriter and activist Oscar Brown Jr., who died on Sunday, May 29 at the age of 78. Brown, the son of a well-to-do South Side Chicago businessman, participated in the labor movement and progressive politics of the 1950s before trying his hand at composing and performing…