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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


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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


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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


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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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The Billy Strayhorn Songbook

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Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington’s composing/arranging partner for 27 years, writing “Take the A Train,” “Lush Life,” and many other eventual jazz standards.

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