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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 23-14: The Thad Jones Songbook, 3/27/2023

From WFIU | Part of the Night Lights series | 59:00

Night_lights_logo_small Described by Charles Mingus as "Bartok with valves for a pencil guided by God,” trumpeter and bandleader Thad Jones became one of the most respected composers and arrangers of the mid-20th century jazz world. We’ll hear his music recorded by himself and others in honor of his centennial.