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Archive for September 2014

September 5, 2014

 

photo of songwriting team of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart

Dancing On The Ceiling: Afterglow Plays Rodgers And Hart V. 1

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart were one of the most successful songwriting teams in the history of American popular music.

September 5, 2014

 

The cover of Barbara Morrison's CD I LOVE YOU, YES I DO.

What’s New: September 2014

Music from Catherine Russell, Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden, Freda Payne, Dee Alexander and others.

September 6, 2014

 

LP cover of Dinah Washington and Quincy Jones

Q And The Queen: Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones

In the mid-1950s two eventual icons of American popular music teamed up for a series of classic jazz-vocal recordings.

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