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December 7, 2016

 

Cover of LP documenting Dizzy Gillespie's 1948 Pleyel jazz concert.

Bebop Comes To Europe

Continental bop: in the years following the end of World War II, European jazz lovers embraced the new music coming from America.

August 24, 2010

 

Metro Rom e

Enter, Evening: Jazz Nocturnes

Jazz and the night: moody, evocative music for the evening.

September 15, 2007

 

Blue Note Connection soundtrack

The Connection: The Living Theater And Hardbop Jazz

The Connection was a groundbreaking 1959 off-Broadway play that cast jazz musicians as heroin addicts waiting for a score.

February 11, 2006

 

Gigi Gryce biography

Gigi Gryce, Part 1: Social Call

Gryce was a comrade and equal to some of the greatest names in jazz in the 1950s.

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I Wish You Love: A Keely Smith Memorial

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A remembrance of singer Keely Smith (1928–2017), known for her recordings of "That Old Black Magic" and "I Wish You Love" from the late 1950s.

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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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