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What’s New: January 2009

New music this week on Afterglow from singers Carol Sloane and Nellie McKay, plus posthumous releases from pianist John Hicks and Frank Sinatra.

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Carol Sloane's new album We'll Meet Again, a standards collection with guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli and saxophonist Ken Peplowski.

New music this week on Afterglow from singers Carol Sloane (We’ll Meet Again, a standards collection with guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli and saxophonist Ken Peplowski).

Also featured is Nellie McKay (a tribute to actress and vocalist Doris Day), plus posthumous releases from pianist John Hicks and Frank Sinatra (an anthology of his New York City concert performances).

Watch Nellie McKay talk about why she recorded her Doris Day tribute:

Music Heard On This Episode

I Never Loved Anyone
Carol Sloane — We'll Meet Again (Arbors Jazz, 2009)
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I Never Loved Anyone
Carol Sloane — We'll Meet Again (Arbors Jazz, 2009)
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Meditation
Nellie McKay — Normal as Blueberry Pie (Verve, 2009)
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I Want to Talk About You
John Hicks — I Remember You (HighNote, 2009)
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I Haven't Got Anything Better to Do
Carol Sloane — We'll Meet Again (Arbors Jazz, 2009)
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That's Life
Frank Sinatra — Sinatra: New York (Rhino, 2009)
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Come Rain or Come Shine
Frank Sinatra — Sinatra: New York (Rhino, 2009)
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Solar
John Hicks — I Remember You (HighNote, 2009)

Notes: Midpoint music bed.

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The Very Thought of You
Nellie McKay — Normal as Blueberry Pie (Verve, 2009)
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Send Me No Flowers
Nellie McKay — Normal as Blueberry Pie (Verve, 2009)
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Every Time We Say Goodbye
John Hicks — I Remember You (HighNote, 2009)
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I've Got You Under My Skin
Frank Sinatra — Sinatra: New York (Rhino, 2009)
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Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year
Carol Sloane — We'll Meet Again (Arbors Jazz, 2009)
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