Sammy Cahn came out of New York City’s Lower Eastside to provide the lyrics for some of America’s best-known standards.
Highlighting a 1970s masterpiece from two jazz veterans.
Helen Forrest's ode to Cincinnati, Nina Simone's lament for Baltimore, and much more.
Johnny Hartman, Blossom Dearie, Dean Martin and others help us pay tribute to the Indiana songwriter.
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 .