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March 6, 2009


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She Wrote the Song: Women Composers of Popular American Music

"She Wrote the Song" highlights standards written by women composers who, in the early decades of American popular song, had to struggle for the limelight.

August 16, 2008


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The Last Waltz: The Final Recordings of Bill Evans

This week on Afterglow the final recordings of pianist Bill Evans made are featured.

November 18, 2006


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Billy Mitchell And Al Grey

Former members of the 1950s Count Basie big band, tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell and trombonist Al Grey recorded a compelling mix of standards and originals.

September 9, 2006


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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.

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