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July 24, 2010


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Singin’ and Swingin’ With Annie Ross

Bop songstress, girlfriend of comedian Lennie Bruce, and 1/3 of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Annie Ross was the 1950s' epitome of jazz-vocal hip.

October 30, 2009


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A Dark and Lonely Night: Haunted Love Songs For Halloween

A different take on haunted music for Halloween, with evening laments and anguished odes to lost and longed-for love from Julie London, Duke Ellington and more.

June 5, 2009


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What’s New: June 2009

This week on Afterglow: new releases from Diana Krall and Tierney Sutton.

April 24, 2009


Keeps On Rainin'

Keeps On Rainin’: Songs That Invoke The Rain

This week on Afterglow: Songs that use rain as inspiration for romance, including selections from Billie Holiday, The Four Freshmen, Frank Sinatra, and more.

April 10, 2009


It Might As Well Be Spring

Songs of the Season: Spring

Tony Bennett, Helen Forrest, and others help us commemorate the changing of the seasons.

February 13, 2009


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That Ole Devil Called Love

It's the most written-about topic in the history of popular song L-O-V-E, as Nat King Cole once sang.

January 9, 2009


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Afterglow: Best of 2008

This episode of Afterglow looks at some of the best new releases and reissues/historical releases from 2008.

July 19, 2008


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Cassandra Wilson’s Loverly

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

December 1, 2007


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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.

October 16, 2007


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The Songwriter Sings: A Celebration of Johnny Mercer

Afterglow kicks off a month-long celebration of songwriter Johnny Mercer's centennial with a program featuring his 1940s vocal recordings.

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