Ira Gershwin was the lyricist behind such standards as "Embraceable You," "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off," and "Long Ago (And Far Away)"
EmArcy Records released a series of jazz albums in the mid 1950s all bearing the title "In The Land of Hi-Fi"
Natalie Cole (1950–2015) was a rare artist who successfully transformed herself from an R&B star into a jazz star, after following in her father’s footsteps.
For Valentine's Day, an Afterglow salute to some of the best love songs from the Great American Songbook
Afterglow's salute to falling leaves and pumpkin spice with the best autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.
Trumpeter Clifford Brown recorded only three sessions with vocalists—Dinah Washington, Helen Merrill, and Sarah Vaughan. And they all happened in 1954.
Afterglow's annual salute to the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer with some summertime favorites from the Great American Songbook.
While Harry Warren's name may have eluded the spotlight, his songs—like "Lullaby of Broadway," "At Last," and "I Only Have Eyes for You"—never did.
In the mid-1950s two eventual icons of American popular music teamed up for a series of classic jazz-vocal recordings.
Popular song, more often than not, is about love—love won, love lost, love in doubt. This week we feature songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.