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What’s New: March 2012

New and recent releases from Sophie Milman, Seth MacFarlane, Houston Person, Freddie Cole, and Charlie Haden and Hank Jones.

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Music Is Better Than Words

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Seth MacFarlane: a TV maestro takes a turn with the standards.

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature Sophie Milman, a singer born in Russia, raised in Israel, and now living in Canada; veteran saxophonist Houston Person; Freddie Cole, an American popular-music legend’s brother who’s made a name for himself in his own right; and something from Seth MacFarlane, the creator of several edgy and popular TV shows who’s now done a little musical moonlighting with a Sinatraesque CD of standards.

Music Heard On This Episode

Everything I Love
Houston Person — So Nice (HighNote, 2011)
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Everything I Love
Houston Person — So Nice (HighNote, 2011)
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Do It Again
Sophie Milman — In The Moonlight (Entertainment One, 2011)
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Till There Was You
Sophie Milman — In The Moonlight (Entertainment One, 2011)
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Music Is Better Than Words
Seth MacFarlane — Music Is Better Than Words (Universal, 2011)
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Two Sleepy People
Seth MacFarlane/Norah Jones — Music Is Better Than Words (Universal, 2011)
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Lucky To Be Me
Shirley Crabbe — Home (MaiSong, 2011)
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Kiss And Run
Houston Person — So Nice (HighNote, 2011)
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Close To You (midpoint music bed)
Houston Person — So Nice (Entertainment One, 2011)
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Mam'selle
Freddy Cole — Talk To Me (HighNote, 2011)
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Daydream
Sophie Milman — In The Moonlight (Entertainment One, 2011)
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It's Easy To Remember
Seth MacFarlane — Music Is Better Than Words (Universal, 2011)
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All Too Soon
Houston Person — So Nice (HighNote, 2011)
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Deep River
Charlie Haden/Hank Jones — Come Sunday (EmArcy, 2012)
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