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Archive for Night Lights Classic Jazz

December 15, 2017

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Mosaic Records To Release Six-CD Set Of Savory Recordings

Sing Hallelujah! Some of the 1930s and 40s jazz broadcasts captured by engineer Bill Savory will finally see a release in a physical format.

October 20, 2017

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Diggin' Diz: A Musical Portrait Of Dizzy Gillespie In The 1940s

Celebrating the early years of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in honor of his centennial.

August 23, 2017

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Caravan: Martial Solal, The Early Years

"To French listeners and writers of the 1950s and 60s… Solal’s power was spectacular." Surveying the arrival of a modern jazz piano giant.

August 11, 2017

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The Greatest Bass Player In The World: Jaco Pastorius

In the history of jazz, there are only a few innovators who’ve actually changed the sound of their instrument. Jaco Pastorius was one of them.

August 3, 2017

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Teddy Wilson Set Coming From Mosaic Records, Plus A Mosaic Update

Details about Mosaic's new set devoted to the swing-era pianist, plus Mosaic's Scott Wenzel on the label's state of health.

May 28, 2017

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Night Lights For Memorial Day

Jazz elegies, Glenn Miller's Army Air Force orchestra, Duke Ellington's Treasury broadcasts, and more.

May 26, 2017

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Turn Out The Stars: Volume 5

Another volume of jazz elegies in honor of jazz artists who have passed on, including tributes to Django Reinhardt, Jimmy Noone, Johnny Hodges, and others.

May 23, 2017

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Final Miles: Miles Davis On Warner Brothers

In 1986 Miles Davis began what would prove to be his final run of recordings, working with new collaborators and making some surprising sideman appearances.

April 12, 2017

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The Jazz Monk: Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was one of the most influential spiritual writers of the 20th century-and he was also a passionate jazz fan.

February 3, 2017

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Boppin' On Savoy: Bebop And Savoy Records In The Late 1940s

On fire in the late Forties: one label's contribution to a sea-change in jazz.

January 15, 2017

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Night Lights For MLK Day: Jazz And More

Some programs and articles posted in honor of the civil-rights icon.

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