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June 19, 2019

 

Jazz Mission Possible: Lalo Schifrin’s Early Years

Lalo Schifrin is best known for his “Mission: Impossible” theme and numerous other film scores, but the pianist and composer first emerged from mid-20th century Argentina as a jazz artist, working with Dizzy Gillespie and recording under his own name as well.

December 21, 2009

 

Hep To The Holidays

Night Lights' annual holiday tribute celebrates the season with plenty of cool-Yule jazz from Chet Baker, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, Shorty Rogers and more.

December 14, 2009

 

Bob Brookmeyer And Some Of His Friends

Bob Brookmeyer, who passed away on December 15, 2011, emerged in the 1950s as a trombonist, composer and arranger steeped in both traditional and modern jazz.

January 8, 2005

 

Young Chet: Trumpet And Vocals

Early Chet Baker recordings are the focus of this edition of Night Lights.

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Recent Releases 2019, Part 1

New vocal jazz releases from Gregory Porter, Norah Jones, Catherine Russell and more.

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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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