"It Might As Well Be Spring," "April In Paris," "Spring Is Here," and other odes to the spring season.
We explore the songs of German composer Kurt Weill, including "Mack The Knife," "September Song," and "Speak Low."
A collection of songs about the comforts of home life, for Thanksgiving.
Matt Dennis composed many of the standards from Sinatra's early career, including "Violets For Your Furs" and "Everything Happens To Me."
Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Blossom Dearie, and Mark Murphy.
We're featuring the progressive arrangements that Pete Rugolo made for Nat King Cole, June Christy, and others.
An Afterglow salute to winter weather (without your typical Christmas songs)!
Songwriter Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's right-hand man, would have turned 100 on November 29th.
June Christy's 1954 album "Something Cool" was a landmark in the "Cool School" of vocal jazz.
In the 1940s and 50s, the Stan Kenton Orchestra became equally known for their brash arrangements and cool singers, like Anita O'Day and June Christy.