Ira Gershwin was the lyricist behind such standards as "Embraceable You," "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off," and "Long Ago (And Far Away)"
Matt Dennis composed many of the standards from Sinatra's early career, including "Violets For Your Furs" and "Everything Happens To Me."
Pianist Jimmy Rowles was a trusted accompanist who worked nearly every big star in jazz, including Billie Holiday, Mel Tormé, and Sarah Vaughan.
On this show, we look at the sophisticated songwriting talent of Burt Bacharach, and salute his fellow songwriters and singers from New York's Brill Building.
Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Blossom Dearie, and Mark Murphy.
French songs, French singers, and songs about Paris in this edition of Afterglow.
For Valentine's Day, an Afterglow salute to some of the best love songs from the Great American Songbook
An Afterglow salute to winter weather (without your typical Christmas songs)!
Songwriter Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's right-hand man, would have turned 100 on November 29th.
We're exploring the best "Stardust Melodies" from the Great American Songbook.