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What’s New: September 2013

Singer Gregory Porter's debut on Blue Note Records, tributes to the music of Joni Mitchell and Miles Davis, and more.

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Tierney Sutton's Joni Mitchell tribute After Blue

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Kind of Joni: singer Tierney Sutton's tribute to Joni Mitchell is one of this week's featured new releases.

This “What’s New” edition of Afterglow features recent tributes from vocalist Tierney Sutton to the songs of Joni Mitchell and singer Giacomo Gates to the music of trumpeter Miles Davis. We’ll also hear the latest from one of the new stars on the jazz-and-popular-song vocal scene, Gregory Porter.

Music Heard On This Episode

Round Midnight
Giacomo Gates — Miles Tones (Savant, 2013)
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Round Midnight
Giacomo Gates — Miles Tones (Savant, 2013)
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I Saw Stars
Freddie Cole — This And That (HighNote, 2013)
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Dedicated To You
Mary Stallings — But Beautiful (HighNote, 2013)
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Water Under Bridges
Gregory Porter — Liquid Spirit (Blue Note, 2013)
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All I Want
Tierney Sutton — After Blue (BFM Jazz, 2013)
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Court And Spark
Tierney Sutton — After Blue (BFM Jazz, 2013)
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Milestones
Giacomo Gates — Miles Tones (Savant, 2013)
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Bebop Lives
Giacomo Gates — Miles Tones (Savant, 2013)
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Both Sides Now
Tierney Sutton — After Blue (BFM Jazz, 2013)
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The In Crowd
Gregory Porter — Liquid Spirit (Blue Note, 2013)
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I Fall In Love Too Easily
Gregory Porter — Liquid Spirit (Blue Note, 2013)
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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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