"She Wrote the Song" highlights standards written by women composers who, in the early decades of American popular song, had to struggle for the limelight.
It's the most written-about topic in the history of popular song L-O-V-E, as Nat King Cole once sang.
Musical reveries from the masters of American popular song.
Afterglow pays tribute to the winter with music from Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and others.
Recordings from Bing Crosby's 1950s radio broadcast with Louis Armstrong, "Havin' Fun With Bing And Louis", are featured on this week's Afterglow.
We'll hear a new release from singer Mark Murphy, as well as a newly-released live 1977 duet between Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder.
This week on Afterglow we feature The Erteguns’ New York: New York Cabaret Music, which chronicles the cabaret jazz singers in 1940s and 50s Manhattan.
This week on Afterglow we celebrate the 75th birthday of one of the most hip and enduring singers on the jazz scene today, singer Mark Murphy.
This week on Afterglow we listen to jazz vocalist Rene Marie, who was influenced by classic singers such as Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, and Betty Carter.
This week on Afterglow we focus on Billy Strayhorn, the co-writer who played a very important part in The Duke Ellington Orchestra's sound.