15 Apr 2023

The Light Show 1

From Inside Out, 5:01 pm on 15 April 2023
Christmas lights

Photo: George/Flickr


Nick checks out the many and varied ways jazz musicians are inspired by light, including starlight, moonlight, and twilight.



For the second part of the show, including tracks by Booker Little, Sarah Vaughan, and Natalie Cole, go here!


# Artist: Song: Composer: Album Label: Duration:
1 Chet Baker Stella by Starlight Young The Best Of Chet Baker Plays Pacific Jazz 03:56
2 Wynton Kelly Moonlight in Vermont Blackburn / Suessdorf Piano Interpretations Blue Note 03:27
3 Duke Ellington I Like the Sunrise Ellington Liberian Suite Columbia 04:31
4 Glenn Miller Moonlight Serenade Miller Memorial 1944-1969 RCA Victor 03:24
5 Christine Jensen Dancing Sunlight C Jensen Treelines Justin Time 11:19
6 Alice Coltrane Translinear Light Alice Coltrane Translinear Light Impulse! 09:50
7 Thelonious Monk Round Lights Monk Alone in San Francisco Riverside 03:37
8 Auckland Jazz Orchestra Auckland Harbour Suite IV: Harbour Lights Booth East of the Sun AJO 05:01
9 Sonny Clark Trio Softly as in a Morning Sunrise Hammerstein / Romberg Sonny Clark Trio Blue Note 06:41

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