Night Lights pays tribute to the holidays in the mellowest of moods.
Indiana's impact on a seminal early Miles Davis record, the sound of West Coast jazz, and the rise of jazz education.
More jazz with a Western theme, this time from Grant Green, Dexter Gordon, Ornette Coleman, and others.
Interpretations of the music from a landmark jazz record by Bill Evans, Charlie Parker and others.
The music and story of a bandleader from Terre Haute, Indiana who helped shape the sound of modern jazz.
A few items of interest from around the online jazz world over the long holiday weekend:Marie’s website statement.
As the swing era gave way to new and challenging sounds, a generation of bandleaders was forced to take notice.