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May 2, 2012

 

Jazz to Soul

Early Aretha Franklin And More

Exploring Aretha Franklin's roots this week on Afterglow.

August 6, 2010

 

Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln, Over the Years

Atribute to the late Abbey Lincoln, featuring both early and late-period recordings.

July 24, 2010

 

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Singin’ and Swingin’ With Annie Ross

Bop songstress, girlfriend of comedian Lennie Bruce, and 1/3 of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Annie Ross was the 1950s' epitome of jazz-vocal hip.

May 10, 2010

 

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Anita Gravine and Gerry Mulligan

Singer Anita Gravine pays tribute to music of the Italian cinema, plus music from the final studio dates of saxophonist Gerry Mulligan.

January 26, 2008

 

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Havin’ Fun With Bing And Louis

Recordings from Bing Crosby's 1950s radio broadcast with Louis Armstrong, "Havin' Fun With Bing And Louis", are featured on this week's Afterglow.

August 12, 2006

 

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Three Guitars

This week on Afterglow we'll highlight some of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's collaborations on a recent Mosaic collection of his 1957 recordings.

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Charles McPherson’s Post-Bird Bop

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Charles McPherson spent his early career under the spell of Charlie Parker, but he fired the Parker sound with his own intense energy and artistic skills.

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