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July 19, 2008


Cassandra Wilson Loverly Album Cover

Cassandra Wilson’s Loverly

Featuring Cassandra Wilson's first album of standards in 20 years, "Loverly".

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.”

January 6, 2007


Frank Sinatra Album Cover

Frank Sinatra: The V-Disc Years

This week, Afterglow plays some of Frank Sinatra's songs made at a time when there was a recording ban in the music industry.

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First Fusion: Jazz-Rock Before Bitches Brew

cover for the Free Spirits' Out Of Sight And Sound LP

In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend jazz with rock.

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