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July 10, 2015


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Clifford Brown and the Singers

Trumpeter Clifford Brown recorded only three sessions with vocalists—Dinah Washington, Helen Merrill, and Sarah Vaughan. And they all happened in 1954.

April 12, 2008


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Songs of the Season: Celebrating The Arrival Of Spring

The arrival of spring is celebrated the week, with "Songs of the Season", starring Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, and many more.

December 29, 2007


Showboat Album Cover

Jazz Impressions of Showboat

This week on Afterglow we pay tribute to the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein musical Showboat's launch on "Jazz Impressions of Showboat".

March 24, 2007


Clifford Brown With Strings Album Cover

Ballads by Brownie

This week on Afterglow it’s “Ballads By Brownie", featuring music from trumpeter Clifford Brown.

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Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington’s composing/arranging partner for 27 years, writing “Take the A Train,” “Lush Life,” and many other eventual jazz standards.

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