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Playlist: Night Lights

Compiled By: Harold Nicol

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Jazz from 1945 to 1990.

Night Lights (Series)

Produced by WFIU

Most recent piece in this series:

NL 22-21: Porgy And Bess: The 1950s Jazz Revival, 5/16/2022

From WFIU | Part of the Night Lights series | 59:02

Night_lights_logo_small As Hollywood prepared to adapt George Gershwin’s folk opera to the screen in the late 1950s, jazz artists such as Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, and Oscar Peterson recorded albums of its songs.