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October 20, 2014

 

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Let’s Dance

Come dance with us this week on Afterglow--no lessons required!

April 24, 2012

 

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Out Of Nowhere: The Songs Of Edward Heyman

Some well-known songs by a little-known lyricist, sung by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, and others.

March 17, 2007

 

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Southern Style: Reissues From Jeri Southern

This week on Afterglow it’s “Southern Style” with reissues of jazz singer and pianist Jeri Southern's 1950s Decca LPs.

October 14, 2006

 

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Gil Evans On Pacific Jazz

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature pianist, arranger, and composer Gil Evans, legendary for his late-1950s work with trumpeter Miles Davis.

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Time Flies: The Life And Music Of Bud Powell, Part 1

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In the mid-1940s Bud Powell emerged as the leading pianist of bebop, but the personal troubles that would dog him throughout his career were emerging as well.

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