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David Johnson

Producer / Jazz Director, WFIU

Recent Posts by David Johnson

May 15, 2019

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Lennie Tristano: The Jazz Guru

Lennie Tristano: The Jazz Guru

Pianist Lennie Tristano was a singular and charismatic modernist and mentor whose methods helped point the way for the rise of jazz education.

April 28, 2019

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Heard It On The TV: Jazz Takes On Television Themes

Heard It On The TV: Jazz Takes On Television Themes

As television rocketed into the entertainment culture of mid-20th-century America, musicians and composers, many of them with jazz backgrounds, were called upon to write themes and cues for the wide variety of programs that populated the airwaves.

May 14, 2019

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A Day For Doris Day

A Day For Doris Day

A tribute to Doris Day

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