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The Night Beat — Horace Silver, In the Pursuit of The 27th Man

We turn back the clock to 1973 for “In Pursuit of the 27th Man” by pianist Horace Silver. Recorded in two sessions at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in Englewood Cliffs,…

The Night Beat — Birthdays: Benny Golson & Antonio Carlos Jobim

We’ll note the birthdates of saxophonist/composer Benny Golson and pianist/guitarist/vocalist/composer Antonio Carlos Jobim on the next Night Beat with me, Doug Crane as your host. While it’s impossible to overlook…

The Night Beat - 1972

While large parts of some of my shows in 2022 were dedicated to recordings from 1972 (as in fifty years ago), many were overlooked. We’ll feature songs from some of…

The Night Beat — More Zappa, Angelo Badalamenti, & the Holidays

December 21st marks what would have been the 82nd birthday of Frank Zappa. He passed away at the age of 52 from prostate cancer. While it’s been a mere two…

The Night Beat notes December Birthdays

The Wednesday Night Beat notes the birthdates of saxophonist Budd Johnson, trumpet master Clark Terry, trombonist Dan Barrett, Polish vocalist Anna Maria Jopek and Lydia Pense, the lead singer for…

The Night Beat — Peter Gabriel Jazz Covers

Be sure to tune in to The Night Beat on Wednesday, November 16, at 8 pm as your host Doug Crane samples from the many jazz covers of songs by…

The Night Beat Celebrates National Piano Month

Join Doug Crane Wednesday evening September 28, beginning at 8 pm for the fourth and final week of National Piano Month. On this program Doug features three women jazz pianists:…

The Night Beat — The Music of Don Ellis

Trumpet player and big band leader Don Ellis is largely forgotten today. But beginning in the mid-1960s until his passing in late 1978, his big bands were something unique. Incorporating…

The Night Beat — Happy Birthday Miles!

Miles Davis was either born on May 26, 1926, or May 25, 1925, there are conflicting reports. The fact is he was born. And sometime no later than his early…

The Night Beat — The Music of Carla Bley

The pianist, composer, and bandleader Carla Bley turns 84 (or 86 depending on the source) on May 11. She’s been active on the jazz scene since the time she arrived…

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