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March 24, 2016


Spring is Here

Songs of the Season: Spring 2016

Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Blossom Dearie, and Mark Murphy.

December 20, 2012


Connick Christmas

Christmas For Moderns

This week on Afterglow we’ll usher in the holidays with music recorded during the past two decades .

December 14, 2012


Afterglow Love Lost and Found Again

What’s New: December 2012

Afterglow surveys another round of new and recent releases.

June 22, 2012


John Lennon and Paul McCartney

The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

In the 1960s the Beatles' primary songwriters rocked the world of jazz and popular song. Decades later, Beatles songs themselves have become standards.

May 9, 2011


Sinatra Jobim

When the Chairman of the Board Met the Bossa: Sinatra and Jobim

A classic late-1960s encounter, plus music from Sergio Mendes, Brad Mehldau, and other music to start off the month of May in a mellow way.

June 16, 2010


Jose James For All We Know

What’s New: June 2010

New, not necessarily blue: Afterglow's latest survey of recent releases.

June 12, 2009


Louis Armstrong Summertime Album Cover

Songs of the Season: Summer, Part 1

Afterglow continues a long tradition with music heralding the arrival of summer.

December 1, 2007


Joni Mitchell The Hissing Summer Lawns Album Cover

Joni+Jazz: Joni Mitchell

This week on Afterglow: a program highlighting both jazz interpretations of Joni Mitchell's work, as well as some of her own jazz-influenced recordings.

June 16, 2007


Mark Murphy Album Cover Love Is What Stays

Mark Murphy: Love Is What Stays

We'll hear a new release from singer Mark Murphy, as well as a newly-released live 1977 duet between Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder.

January 20, 2007


Irene Kral Album Cover

Jazz Vocal Reissues

This week on Afterglow recent reissues from EMI's "Great Jazz Vocal Collection" series are featured, as well as a set of music devoted to Elliott Smith.

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Jazz Haunts For Halloween: Ghostly Songs And Mysterious Ends

Cover of Chet Baker Last Great Concert release

Smoke dreams, sorcerers, stalking monsters, and strange exits: paranormal jazz encounters on this edition of Night Lights.

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