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February 4, 2014

 

Night Lights Debuts This Week On WDCB-Chicago

Night Lights will begin airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m. CST on Chicago's primary jazz station.

October 13, 2013

 

Night Lights’ Theme Songs: Mary Lou Williams And Gerry Mulligan

What's the music you hear each week at the beginning and end of "Night Lights"?

September 6, 2013

 

Mosaic Records To Release Clifford Jordan Set

An update on previously-mentioned and newly-announced box-sets.

December 5, 2012

 

Brubeck Time

Much time out across the jazz world and beyond for Mr. Brubeck.

September 17, 2012

 

The Road To Stardust:Hoagy Carmichael And Bix Beiderbecke In 1924

How a college-town springtime in the Jazz Age Midwest paved the way for two legends in the making.

August 29, 2012

 

Jazz Crossroads Of America: Indiana’s Musical Legacy

From ragtime to the rise of jazz education, the state of Indiana played a significant part in shaping the sound of modern jazz.

July 25, 2012

 

The Big Support: Cracking The Case For Night Lights

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.

July 2, 2011

 

Fourth Of July: NPR’s Take Five, A Note Of Thanks And More

A playlist and some programs for America's national holiday.

June 21, 2011

 

More Than A Solo: Seven Reasons To Support Night Lights

Help Night Lights make its online fund-drive goal this year! Any and all contributions make a difference. Afterwards, enjoy a historic Sonny Rollins solo.

June 14, 2011

 

Chick Webb And Ella Fitzgerald Mosaic Set On The Way

A hard-swinging big band paired with a jazz legend in the making.

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