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Posts tagged Claude Thornhill

December 19, 2012

 

Have Yourself a Very Quiet Christmas

Night Lights pays tribute to the holidays in the mellowest of moods.

October 4, 2012

 

Birth Of The Cool, Birth Of The School

Indiana's impact on a seminal early Miles Davis record, the sound of West Coast jazz, and the rise of jazz education.

May 20, 2011

 

Go West, Jazz Man: Outtakes From This Week’s NPR Take Five Post

More jazz with a Western theme, this time from Grant Green, Dexter Gordon, Ornette Coleman, and others.

April 12, 2010

 

The “Birth Of The Cool” Songbook

Interpretations of the music from a landmark jazz record by Bill Evans, Charlie Parker and others.

August 3, 2009

 

Claude Thornhill: The Godfather Of Cool

The music and story of a bandleader from Terre Haute, Indiana who helped shape the sound of modern jazz.

April 28, 2007

 

Bop! Go the Big Bands

As the swing era gave way to new and challenging sounds, a generation of bandleaders was forced to take notice.

December 18, 2004

 

Holiday Happening

The first-ever Night Lights Christmas program.

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Doris Day, Jazz Singer

We remember Doris Day, who passed away last month at age 97, and her work singing jazz with Les Brown, Andre Previn and more.

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