Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson would have turned 90 this week. We'll be saluting him by showcasing his work with Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and more.
Mose Allison and Ray Charles each created their own distinct brand of jazz, R&B, southern blues, and boogie-woogie in the late 1950s and 1960s.
This week, our spotlight is on just a few of the many singers who sang with Count Basie, including Jimmy Rushing, Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, and more.
June Christy's 1954 album "Something Cool" was a landmark in the "Cool School" of vocal jazz.
Trumpeter Clifford Brown recorded only three sessions with vocalists—Dinah Washington, Helen Merrill, and Sarah Vaughan. And they all happened in 1954.
This week on Afterglow, our spotlight is on four groundbreaking albums that changed the career of Frank Sinatra in the mid-1950s.
Afterglow's annual salute to the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer with some summertime favorites from the Great American Songbook.
We're rounding up some recent vocal jazz releases from Kurt Elling, Diana Krall, Jane Monheit, and more.
On this show, we look at the sophisticated songwriting talent of Burt Bacharach, and salute his fellow songwriters and singers from New York's Brill Building.
This week, we're featuring the two recording sessions from 1975 and 1976 between pianist Bill Evans and singer Tony Bennett.