Pianist Jimmy Rowles was a trusted accompanist who worked nearly every big star in jazz, including Billie Holiday, Mel Tormé, and Sarah Vaughan.
We look at the standards of Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein, like "New York, New York," "Lonely Town," "I Feel Pretty," and "Send In The Clowns."
For Valentine's Day, an Afterglow salute to some of the best love songs from the Great American Songbook
An Afterglow salute to winter weather (without your typical Christmas songs)!
We're exploring the best "Stardust Melodies" from the Great American Songbook.
Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson would have turned 90 this week. We'll be saluting him by showcasing his work with Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and more.
This week, our spotlight is on just a few of the many singers who sang with Count Basie, including Jimmy Rushing, Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, and more.
We're rounding up some recent vocal jazz releases from Kurt Elling, Diana Krall, Jane Monheit, and more.
On this week's program, our spotlight is on the music and career of one of America's greatest lyricists: Oscar Hammerstein II.
On this show, we explore the times when songwriters wrote about their vices: drinking, smoking, or even chewing gum.