Major Glenn Miller went missing over the English Channel in December 1944. For decades afterwards, much of his wartime orchestra's music went missing as well.
Building the modern pop-rock American songbook: Cassandra Wilson sings the Monkees, Neil Young, and more.
The latest from some established and up-and-coming performers of modern popular song.
Jimmy Van Heusen wrote the music for numerous entries in the Great American Songbook, including "It Could Happen To You," "Come Fly With Me," and "Imagination."
Arranger Pete Rugolo worked with some of the most significant vocalists of the 1940s and 50s.
Afterglow takes a tour of America this week with vocal guides Bing Crosby, Anita O'Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, and more.
This week on Afterglow we’ll usher in the holidays with music recorded during the past two decades .
Hartman is one of the great icons of romantic vocal jazz.
Afterglow surveys another round of new and recent releases.
In 1964 Dean Martin recorded a laidback martini-at-the-fireside album that included the original version of a song that would soon become his signature tune.
Kay Starr is best-known for her 1950s pop-novelty hits “Wheel of Fortune” and “The Rock and Roll Waltz,” but her roots were in the swing era of the 1940s.