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We've been re-airing last year's NEA grant series Jazz Crossroads of America, a special four-part Night Lights look at the history of Indiana jazz. Here's the first episode, "Gennett Days: Hot Jazz From The Heartland," which includes interviews with Gennett historian Rick Kennedy and Indiana jazz historian Duncan Schiedt, as well as a slew of 1920s jazz: http://indianapublicmedia.org/nightlights/gennett-days-hot-jazz-heartland/
ghost of miles posted a topic in Jazz Radio & PodcastsHere's another episode of the Jazz Crossroads of America Night Lights series that focused on the jazz history of Indiana: http://indianapublicmedia.org/nightlights/national-road-song-indiana-singing-groups-songwriters/
Here's another episode from Jazz Crossroads Of America, the NEA-grant series that Night Lights did on the history of Indiana jazz. This program delves into the world of Indiana Avenue, the "main stem" in mid-20th century Indianapolis that played a role in the rise of musicians such as J.J. Johnson, Freddie Hubbard, Wes Montgomery, and David Baker: http://indianapublicmedia.org/nightlights/indiana-avenue-black-boulevard-jazz/