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October 20, 2011

 

River song

River Of Song

Turn on your radio, relax, and float downstream this week on Afterglow.

July 17, 2009

 

Billie Holiday Lady Day Swings Album Covver

Swing It, Lady, Swing: Billie Holiday With The Big Bands

Billie Holiday's discography doesn't reflect the breadth of her big-band experience. "Swing It, Lady, Swing" features nearly all of her big-band recordings.

January 9, 2009

 

Cassandra Wilson Loverly Album Cover

Afterglow: Best of 2008

This episode of Afterglow looks at some of the best new releases and reissues/historical releases from 2008.

November 24, 2007

 

Hoagy Carmichael Album Cover

Happy Birthday, Hoagy Carmichael

This week on Afterglow we celebrate the recent birthday of Hoagy Carmichael, with interpretations of Carmichael classics from many performers.

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