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January 4, 2016

 

Best Historical Jazz Releases 2015: The Year The Seventies Broke

A bitchin' brew of hardbop, fusion, vocal, and hot-swinging jazz.

February 7, 2014

 

Suite History, Part 2: Michael McGerr On Black History And Jazz

More of the full-length Night Lights interview with historian Michael McGerr about extended jazz works that depict the history of black America.

December 28, 2010

 

Best Historical Releases and Reissues of 2010

A look back at musical look-backs from the past year.

June 19, 2010

 

Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For June 19, 2010

A new remembrance of Henry Grimes' 2003 return to jazz, Herbie Hancock's latest, and more.

February 1, 2010

 

Suite History: Jazz Composers And The African-American Odyssey

Duke Ellington, Oliver Nelson, John Carter, and Wynton Marsalis all undertook a weighty artistic task--to represent the history of African-Americans in music.

August 19, 2006

 

It Came From Texas

A journey deep into the heart of a state's musical heritage.

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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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Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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