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May 3, 2013


Cole Porter songbook

Afterglow Plays Cole Porter

Johnny Hartman, Blossom Dearie, Dean Martin and others help us pay tribute to the Indiana songwriter.

January 30, 2009



Lea DeLaria: Live Smoke

Lea DeLaria is a singer and actress who in recent years has forged a unique popular-song repertoire that draws on both standards and modern pop-rock.

January 4, 2008


Kurt Elling Nightmoves Album Cover

Best of 2007

We celebrate the best of 2007 this week on Afterglow, listening to some of the best new releases and reissues.

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First Fusion: Jazz-Rock Before Bitches Brew

cover for the Free Spirits' Out Of Sight And Sound LP

In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend jazz with rock.

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Night Lights is WFIU's weekly program of classic jazz hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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