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October 21, 2006

 

Bobby Troup Route 66 Album Cover

The Songwriter Sings: Bobby Troup

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature a new compilation of early-1950s recordings from Bobby Troup, author of “Route 66".

September 9, 2006

 

Nat King Cole Stardust Album Cover

Stardust: Nat King Cole On Capitol, 1955-59

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature music from a prolific and rewarding period for Nat King Cole, when he produced seven albums.

August 19, 2006

 

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Brad Mehldau: Trio and Vocal

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature two new releases from pianist Brad Mehldau, as well as songs from Nat King Cole’s 1950s Spanish-language albums.

August 12, 2006

 

Gerry Mulligan Mosaic Album Cover

Three Guitars

This week on Afterglow we'll highlight some of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's collaborations on a recent Mosaic collection of his 1957 recordings.

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Time Flies: The Life And Music Of Bud Powell, Part 1

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In the mid-1940s Bud Powell emerged as the leading pianist of bebop, but the personal troubles that would dog him throughout his career were emerging as well.

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