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Afterglow Jazz and American Popular Song

What’s New: February 2013

The latest from some established and up-and-coming performers of modern popular song.

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New popular song vocals

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In a recent DownBeat interview vocalist Jose James expressed his desire not to be known as a "jazz singer." His new release NO BEGINNING NO END is one of Afterglow's featured CDs this week.

On this edition of Afterglow we’ll catch up with the latest releases from pianist-singers Patricia Barber and Champian Fulton, as well as vocalists Jose James, Gregory Porter, and Jackie Ryan, all as part of our standard mix of jazz, ballads, and American popular song.

Music Heard On This Episode

It's All Right With Me
Champian Fulton — Champian Sings And Swings (Sharp Nine, 2013)
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It's All Right With Me
Champian Fulton — Champian Sings And Swings (Sharp Nine, 2013)
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Real Good Hands
Gregory Porter — Be Good (Motema, 2012)
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Accentuate The Positive
Jackie Ryan — Listen Here (OpenArt, 2013)
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Tomorrow
Jose James — No Beginning No End (Blue Note, 2013)
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Redshift
Patricia Barber — Smash (Concord, 2013)
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It's Too Late (Baby, Too Late)
Champian Fulton — Champian Sings And Swings (Sharp Nine, 2013)
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I'd Give a Dollar For A Dime
Champian Fulton — Champian Sings And Swings (Sharp Nine, 2013)
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How Little We Know
Jackie Ryan — Listen Here (OpenArt, 2013)
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Devil's Food
Patricia Barber — Smash (Concord, 2013)
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God Bless The Child
Gregory Porter — Be Good (Motema, 2012)
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Come To My Door
Jose James/Emily King — No Beginning No End (Blue Note, 2013)
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David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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