The latest from some established and up-and-coming performers of modern popular song.
Pianist Luke Gillespie's unexpected CD, a new love-songs compilation from Jackie Ryan, and a solo outing from Kurt Elling collaborator Laurence Hobgood.
Our annual, highly-subjective survey of the past year's CDs.
New music from singers Roberta Gambarini and Jackie Ryan, trumpeter Roy Hargrove, and the Dutch Jazz Orchestra's tribute to Gil Evans and Gerry Mulligan.
This week on Afterglow we’ll feature one of the more swinging Stan Kenton units, his 1956 “Contemporary Concepts” orchestra.
An 80th-birthday tribute to the singer critic Larry Kart once described as “a dominating vocal presence whose music is full of hard-earned wisdom and truth.”