On this show, we take a look at the many songwriters who performed their own songs, including Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Nina Simone.
Helen Forrest's ode to Cincinnati, Nina Simone's lament for Baltimore, and much more.
Whiting helped to immortalize songs such as "That Old Black Magic" and "It Might As Well Be Spring."
"Moon Country" features classic songs written by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael, performed by Louis Armstrong, Helen Forrest, and others.
A centennial celebration of the lyricist who wrote "Moon River" and many other standards, featuring an interview with Afterglow founding host Dick Bishop.
Afterglow kicks off a month-long celebration of songwriter Johnny Mercer's centennial with a program featuring his 1940s vocal recordings.
This week on Afterglow we’ll feature Johnny Mercer, a lyric writer for many American-songbook standards and the co-founder of Capitol Records
With a style that fell somewhere between cabaret and jazz, late singer Susannah McCorkle is featured this week on Afterglow.
This week on Afterglow we'll highlight some of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's collaborations on a recent Mosaic collection of his 1957 recordings.