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August 2, 2014


Photo of Thad Jones composing

The Thad Jones Songbook

"He writes the unexpected," Mel Lewis once said of his orchestral co-leader Thad Jones.

September 28, 2010


Keeping Up With the Joneses

We Brothers Three: The Montgomerys, Joneses And Heaths

Brother, where are you? Right here on the bandstand.

May 18, 2010


Hank Jones

The Quiet One: An Appreciation Of Hank Jones, 1918-2010

A jazz pianist of swinging grace who gave us 70 years of subtle musical pleasure.

May 23, 2009


Satchmo's grave

Turn Out The Stars V. III: More Jazz Elegies

This Memorial Day weekend Night Lights pays tribute to departed musicians with another program of jazz elegies.

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A Little Touch Of Schmilsson In The Night


In 1973, singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson released an album of standards, arranged by Sinatra's arranger Gordon Jenkins.

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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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