Gerald Wilson’s arrangements were always harmonically interesting and punchy, and vocalists loved to work with him.
Johnny Hartman, Blossom Dearie, Dean Martin and others help us pay tribute to the Indiana songwriter.
Singer Nina Simone took songs of the counterculture and made them her own.
Afterglow bursts into early-April bloom this week with odes to the spring both happy and sad from Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller and more.
We'll go uptown, downtown and crosstown this week on Afterglow with top-drawer performers of American popular song.
A different take on haunted music for Halloween, with evening laments and anguished odes to lost and longed-for love from Julie London, Duke Ellington and more.
It's the most written-about topic in the history of popular song L-O-V-E, as Nat King Cole once sang.
This week on Afterglow it’s our annual songs-of-the-season ode to autumn with many classic performers of jazz and American popular song.
This week on Afterglow it’s “Easy to Love: Roberta Gambarini.” Jazz vocalist Gambarini was born in Italy and came to the United States in the late 1990s.
Warm up for the season with Afterglow's “Look Out the Window!”, with music celebrating the start of winter and the holidays.