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Mob-Lee: Lee Morgan And Hank Mobley

Mobley’s so-called “round sound” and Morgan’s kinetic attack made for a dynamic combination on the dozen-and-a-half studio and live sessions where they appear together.

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Jazz Side Story: Jazz And Leonard Bernstein

A centennial celebration of the American maestro's relationship with jazz.

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Savoring The Savory Collection

Listening to the Savory set is like dial-hopping on a swing-age radio,

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Put On Earth To Play Drums: The Buddy Rich Story

Rich on record: the legendary drummer's career as sideman, bandleader, and even singer, featuring his own commentary.

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A Conversation With Ken Vandermark

Of 7-11s and cassette tapes: one of the world's most renowned improvisational-jazz artists on dedication, the value of art, and a life-changing encounter.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Take Five X 18: Writings On Jazz For NPR’s A Blog Supreme

Looking back at NPR's "jazz in five recordings" series.

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This Week On Afterglow

Get Your Kicks With Bobby Troup

We celebrate the centennial of Bobby Troup on October 18, exploring his songs like "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66."

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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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