Night Lights pays tribute to the holidays in the mellowest of moods.
Much time out across the jazz world and beyond for Mr. Brubeck.
Indiana's impact on a seminal early Miles Davis record, the sound of West Coast jazz, and the rise of jazz education.
Many influential and significant jazz artists have come out of the state of Indiana… but the Hoosier heartland has also produced several notable songwriters and vocal groups as well, including Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, the Four Freshmen, and the Ink Spots.
Exploring the lost world of 20th century Indianapolis jazz and the ways in which its musical influence continues to reverberate throughout today's jazz scene.
How a college-town springtime in the Jazz Age Midwest paved the way for two legends in the making.
In the 1920s hot jazz swept the college campuses of Indiana—and a record label in Richmond introduced the world to Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Jelly Roll Morton, and Hoagy Carmichael.
From ragtime to the rise of jazz education, the state of Indiana played a significant part in shaping the sound of modern jazz.
It's really no mystery: Night Lights relies on listeners like you to keep the stories and sounds of classic jazz on the air and online.
It was 1961, and America had a new, young president...the Cold War turned up a notch…and jazz continued to evolve in ear-opening ways.
In the 1960s cornetist Don Cherry, who had to come to fame as a member of Ornette Coleman’s quartet, began to forge his own musical path