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It Was A Very Good Year: New Releases And Reissues From 2006

This week on Afterglow we'll have a set of New Year’s songs from Peggy Lee, June Christy, and Ella Fitzgerald.

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David Fathead Newman's album Cityscape, one of the notable new releases and reissues from 2006 we will play on this edition of Afterglow.

This week on Afterglow we take a look back at some notable new releases and reissues from 2006, with music from Diana Krall, Miles Davis, Karrin Allyson, Madeleine Peyroux, David Fathead Newman, and more.

We’ll also have a set of New Year’s songs from Peggy Lee, June Christy, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Music Heard On This Episode

Half the Perfect World
Madeleine Peyroux — Half the Perfect World (Rounder, 2006)
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Half the Perfect World
Madeleine Peyroux — Half the Perfect World (Rounder, 2006)
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Morning Bell
Chris Potter — Underground (Sunnyside, 2006)
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Since I Fell For You
Gladys Knight — Before Me (Verve, 2006)
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Willow Weep for Me
Diana Krall — From This Moment On (Verve, 2006)
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The Best Is Yet to Come
Tony Bennett/Diana Krall — Duets (Columbia, 2006)
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I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Tony Bennett — Duets (Columbia, 2006)

Notes: With Bill Charlap on piano.

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I Waited for You
Frank Hewitt — Fresh From the Cooler (Smalls Records, 2006)
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Reminsicing
Dizzy Gillespie — Verve/Philips Small Group Sessions (Mosaic, 1957)

Notes: Gigi Gryce composition.

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You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
Lee Wiley — West of the Moon (Mosaic, 1956)

Notes: Johnny Mercer-Harry Warren song.

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We Kiss in a Shadow
Red Garland — At the Prelude (Concord/Prestige, 1959)
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Dearly Beloved
Nancy Wilson — Hollywood My Way (Capitol Jazz, 1963)
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It Never Entered My Mind
Miles Davis — Legendary Prestige Quintets (Concord/Prestige, 1955)

Notes: TV broadcast from The Tonight Show.

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It Was a Very Good Year
David Fathead Newman — Cityscape (High Note, 2006)
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Goldfinger
David Fathead Newman — Cityscape (High Note, 2006)
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Sorry to See You Go
June Christy — This Time of Year (EMI/Capitol, 1961)
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What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
Ella Fitzgerald — Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas (Verve)
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Song at Midnight
Peggy Lee — Christmas With Peggy Lee (EMI/Capitol, 2006)
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Hello Mr. New Year
The Coolbreezers — Hipster's Holiday: Vocal Jazz & R & B Classics (Hip-O, 1957)
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I'll Be Seeing You
Regina Carter — I'll Be Seeing You (Verve, 2006)
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A Long Way to Go (Equinox)
Karrin Allyson — Footprints (Concord, 2006)
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Lucent
Frank Kimbrough — Play (Palmetto, 2006)
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Ain't Misbehavin'
Nat King Cole — Stardust: 1955-1959 (Bear Family)
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Midnight Sun
Duke Ellington — Cosmic Scene (Mosaic, 1958)
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I Didn't Know About You
Mark Murphy — Hip Parade/Playing the Field (Capitol, 1960)
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Then I'll Be Tired of You
Herb Geller — Plays the Arthur Schwartz Songbook (Hep, 2006)
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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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