In honor of the centennial of arranger Pete Rugolo, we'll feature his progressive arrangements for Nat King Cole, June Christy, and others.
Soulful interpretations of holiday favorites, from Smokey Robinson, James Brown, Darlene Love, and more.
An Afterglow salute to winter weather (without your typical Christmas songs)!
For Frank Sinatra's centennial, we look at his first five years as a recording artist.
Songwriter Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's right-hand man, would have turned 100 on November 29th.
A roundup of recent releases in the world of vocal jazz and traditional pop from the second half of 2015
In 1973, singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson released an album of standards, arranged by Sinatra's arranger Gordon Jenkins.
A cross country roadtrip with songs about St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, and the Big Apple, performed by Johnny Mercer, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, and more.
Italian-American Crooners, like Sinatra, Martin, Como, and Bennett, shaped the landscape of popular song in the 1940s and 50s.
We feature Nina Simone, the "High Priestess of Soul," in her most natural element: live on stage at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and the Newport Jazz Festival.