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October 23, 2015


Dean Martin

Italian-American Crooners

Italian-American Crooners, like Sinatra, Martin, Como, and Bennett, shaped the landscape of popular song in the 1940s and 50s.

May 14, 2015


Frank Sinatra - Young at Heart

Young at Heart

On this program, we explore music from the Great American Songbook all exploring the same theme: youth.

February 22, 2013


Jimmy Van Heusen

All The Way: The Jimmy Van Heusen Songbook

Jimmy Van Heusen wrote the music for numerous entries in the Great American Songbook, including "It Could Happen To You," "Come Fly With Me," and "Imagination."

November 16, 2012


Dean Martin

Dream With Dean: Dean Martin’s Fireside-Martini Album

In 1964 Dean Martin recorded a laidback martini-at-the-fireside album that included the original version of a song that would soon become his signature tune.

December 14, 2007


 Buselli-Wallarab Carol of the Bells Album Cover

Let It Snow on Afterglow

Afterglow kicks off its celebration of the season featuring wintry and celebratory music.

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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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