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December 13, 2013


rene marie's tribute to eartha kitt

What’s New: November 2013

Rene Marie pays tribute to Eartha Kitt, Houston Person revisits some sides associated with Louis Armstrong, and more.

September 24, 2013


Herb Jeffries singing with the Duke Ellington orchestra

Herb Jeffries At 100

Celebrating the centennial of the singer, actor, and last surviving member of Duke Ellington's early-1940s big band.

December 14, 2012


Afterglow Love Lost and Found Again

What’s New: December 2012

Afterglow surveys another round of new and recent releases.

April 24, 2012


Music Is Better Than Words

What’s New: March 2012

New and recent releases from Sophie Milman, Seth MacFarlane, Houston Person, Freddie Cole, and Charlie Haden and Hank Jones.

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Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington’s composing/arranging partner for 27 years, writing “Take the A Train,” “Lush Life,” and many other eventual jazz standards.

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