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March 10, 2017

 

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Detroit’s Jazz Songbirds

Singers like Betty Carter, Sheila Jordan, and Della Reese can all trace their roots to Detroit's jazz scene.

December 16, 2016

 

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Storyville Sweathearts: Lee Wiley, Teddi King, and Barbara Lea

Lee Wiley, Teddi King, and Barbara Lea all had connections to famed jazz impresario George Wein and his Boston nightclub Storyville

April 9, 2010

 

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Songs of the Season: Spring

Afterglow bursts into early-April bloom this week with odes to the spring both happy and sad from Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller and more.

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