Gordon Jenkins was renowned as an arranger, but he also wrote some hit songs. We'll hear them done by Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Billie Holiday and more.
Batter up! Take to the diamond with Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dave Frishberg, and a host of other performers as Afterglow swings for the fences.
Love songs progressing from discovery and longing to settled intimacy.
We'll go uptown, downtown and crosstown this week on Afterglow with top-drawer performers of American popular song.
New music this week on Afterglow from singers Carol Sloane and Nellie McKay, plus posthumous releases from pianist John Hicks and Frank Sinatra.
“The Fireside Afterglow” has a laid-back seasonal theme with music that evokes love, reflection, peace, and the warm moods of winter.
A centennial celebration of the lyricist who wrote "Moon River" and many other standards, featuring an interview with Afterglow founding host Dick Bishop.
A different take on haunted music for Halloween, with evening laments and anguished odes to lost and longed-for love from Julie London, Duke Ellington and more.
Jazz singer and pianist Andy Bey is enjoying a late period of renewed appreciation in a long and sometimes-submerged career.
Oscar Peterson was one of jazz’s most popular pianists, but on a couple of occasions he did albums on which he sang as well.