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October 28, 2006


Soulmates Album Cover

Soulmates: Ben Webster and Joe Zawinul

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature Ellingtonian tenor saxophonist Ben Webster and future Weather Report keyboardist Joe Zawinul on the 1963 album Soulmates.

October 14, 2006


Gil Evans Pacific Jazz Sessions Album Cover

Gil Evans On Pacific Jazz

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature pianist, arranger, and composer Gil Evans, legendary for his late-1950s work with trumpeter Miles Davis.

September 16, 2006


Nancy Wilson Album Cover

Something Old, Something New: Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson has been a mainstay on the jazz vocal scene ever since her breakthrough 1961 album with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley.

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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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