June Christy's 1954 album "Something Cool" was a landmark in the "Cool School" of vocal jazz.
Afterglow's annual salute to the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer with some summertime favorites from the Great American Songbook.
On this week's program, our spotlight is on the music and career of one of America's greatest lyricists: Oscar Hammerstein II.
On this program, we explore music from the Great American Songbook all exploring the same theme: youth.
On this show, we look at some famous jazz vocal duets: Ella & Louis, Billy & Sarah, Bing & Rosie, and more.
Arranger Marty Paich helped define the West Coast cool jazz sound in the 1950s and 1960s, working with Mel Tormé, Anita O'Day, and Chet Baker.
On this show, we explore the times when songwriters wrote about their vices: drinking, smoking, or even chewing gum.
We pay tribute to Brazilian singer Astrud Gilberto, who helped popularize bossa nova music worldwide in the 1960s.
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.
Gerald Wilson’s arrangements were always harmonically interesting and punchy, and vocalists loved to work with him.