Popular song, more often than not, is about love—love won, love lost, love in doubt. This week we feature songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.
Hartman is one of the great icons of romantic vocal jazz.
Kurt Elling talks with David Brent Johnson about his tribute to John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman, DEDICATED TO YOU, highlighted on this edition of Afterglow.
This week on Afterglow: new releases from Diana Krall and Tierney Sutton.
It's the most written-about topic in the history of popular song L-O-V-E, as Nat King Cole once sang.
Trumpeter Enrico Rava and pianist Stefano Bollani's latest release The Third Man is featured this week on Afterglow.
This week on Afterglow: a program highlighting both jazz interpretations of Joni Mitchell's work, as well as some of her own jazz-influenced recordings.
This week on Afterglow it’s “Sinatra in Hollywood,” with music from the many movies of Frank Sinatra, including Pal Joey , Anchors Aweigh , High Society , Guys and Dolls , and more, as well as unreleased recordings from The Man With the Golden Arm and an aborted 1954 animated production of Finian’s Rainbow (which features, among other things, a Sinatra-Ella Fitzgerald duet).
This week on Afterglow we’ll feature music from a prolific and rewarding period for Nat King Cole, when he produced seven albums.