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July 21, 2017

 

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The Jerome Kern Songbook

"The Way You Look Tonight," "They Didn't Believe Me," "All The Things You Are," "Ol' Man River," and more memorable tunes from the pen of Jerome Kern.

October 21, 2016

 

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Oh, So Nice: The Ira Gershwin Songbook

Ira Gershwin was the lyricist behind such standards as "Embraceable You," "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off," and "Long Ago (And Far Away)"

May 22, 2015

 

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The Oscar Hammerstein Songbook

On this week's program, our spotlight is on the music and career of one of America's greatest lyricists: Oscar Hammerstein II.

December 29, 2007

 

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Jazz Impressions of Showboat

This week on Afterglow we pay tribute to the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein musical Showboat's launch on "Jazz Impressions of Showboat".

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