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The Cool Jazz Of Jeri Southern

On this show, the warm, intimate moods of torch song vocalist Jeri Southern

November 17, 2017

 

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Highlights of new records by Gregory Porter, Cécile McLorin Salvant, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

November 10, 2017

 

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Jo Stafford Centennial

Singer Jo Stafford was one of the most versatile postwar singers, excelling in pop, swing, bebop, country, folk, and even comedy.

October 13, 2017

 

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The Music Of Tierney Sutton

This week, we feature an interview with Grammy-nominated jazz singer Tierney Sutton.

September 29, 2017

 

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The Songs Of Razaf And Waller

"Ain't Misbehavin'," "Honeysuckle Rose," "Black And Blue," and more songs by songwriters Andy Razaf and Fats Waller.

September 22, 2017

 

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Songs Of The Season: Autumn 2017

The leaves are changing from green to red, the air outside is brisk and cool, and that means it’s time to look at autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.

September 15, 2017

 

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Miss D On Mercury

A look at singer Dinah Washington, and her years recording for the Mercury record label in the 1940s and 50s.

August 25, 2017

 

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Round Midnight: Songs For The Evening

"You And The Night And The Music," "Night And Day," "Midnight Sun," and more songs for nighttime people on this episode of Afterglow.

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