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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.

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 16, 2009

 

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Street of Dreams

Musical reveries from the masters of American popular song.

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.

December 5, 2008

 

What’s New: December 2008

Features on Afterglow this week include pianist and singer Patricia Barber’s recent tribute to Indiana songwriter Cole Porter, a new release from vocalist Robin McKelle, a reissue of Lorez Alexandria’s 1963 album For Swingers Only, and a previously-unreleased Chet Baker studio session from 1986.

March 8, 2008

 

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Frank Kimbrough’s Air

Music from Frank Kimbrough's latest release, as well as a conversation with the pianist.

January 19, 2008

 

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Best of Quartet West

Charlie Haden's classic jazz-and-film tribute band, Quartet West, is featured this week on Afterglow, as well as music from Andy Bey, Chet Bakerm and others.

December 8, 2007

 

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Kenton ’56

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature one of the more swinging Stan Kenton units, his 1956 “Contemporary Concepts” orchestra.

April 7, 2007

 

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Songs of the Season

With music from Nat King Cole and others, this week on Afterglow we play songs about the springtime on "Songs of the Season".

January 27, 2007

 

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Jazz Vocal Reissues II

This week on Afterglow more recent reissues from EMI's "Great Jazz Vocal Collection" series are featured, with songs from Dakota Staton, June Christy, and more.

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