Chronicling a West Coast record label of the 1940s.
A conversation with the producer, director and writer of a new documentary about an Indiana record label that helped shape the sound of modern American music.
On fire in the late Forties: one label's contribution to a sea-change in jazz.
An anthology that helped to elevate the artistic stature of jazz.
Coming soon: a ten-disc set of classic late-1940s bebop.
In 1953 a Gary, Indiana couple started what would become one of the most successful black-owned record labels, highlighting gospel, blues, R and B, and jazz.
Bee Hive annotator Aaron Cohen joins us to discuss the legacy of a 1970s/early 80s Chicago record label that spotlighted veteran bebop and hardbop artists.
In the 1970s Xanadu Records chronicled bebop and hardbop musicians who'd become overshadowed by the bright, loud light of fusion. Now the label's LPs are back.
In 1971 Columbia Records signed four of modern jazz's greatest artists. Within two years all four were gone. What happened?
A special online fund-drive show featuring classic sides from the Prestige label. You can enjoy some great jazz and help us make our goal at the same time!