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February 12, 2010

 

Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening: Jazz And Popular Song Love Ballads

Love songs progressing from discovery and longing to settled intimacy.

April 3, 2009

 

Madeline Peyroux Bare Bones Album Cover

What’s New: April 2009

This edition of Afterglow features Madeline Peryoux's new CD Bare Bones, as well as songs from Bill Henderson, Eliane Elias, and a new Frank Sinatra anthology.

October 20, 2007

 

Sarah Vaughan American Songbook Album Cover

Sarah Vaughan Sings The Great American Songbook

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature the American songbook recordings of Sarah Vaughan, including her hit duet with Billy Eckstine, “Passing Strangers.”

February 3, 2007

 

Billy Strayhorn Album Cover

Portrait of Billy Strayhorn

This week on Afterglow we focus on Billy Strayhorn, the co-writer who played a very important part in The Duke Ellington Orchestra's sound.

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Sacred Blue: Jazz Goes To Church In the 1960s

Ellington First Sacred Concert

Jazz fans are known for their religious-like zeal, but in the 1960s jazz sometimes became a PART of religion, providing the soundtrack for church ceremonies.

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