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April 29, 2016


Le Bing

The Great French Songbook, Part 2

A follow-up to The Great French Songbook, Part 1, looking at more music "dans la mode française."

April 1, 2016


Kurt Elling - Dedicated to You

Kurt Elling and the Music of Coltrane and Hartman

We turn the spotlight on singer Kurt Elling, and his interpretations of the music of John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

February 5, 2016



Grammy Award Preview 2016

A preview of jazz vocal nominees for the 2016 Grammy Awards, including Karrin Allyson, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Tony Bennett, and Jamison Ross.

November 20, 2015


The Silver Lining

Recent Releases for 2015, Part 2

A roundup of recent releases in the world of vocal jazz and traditional pop from the second half of 2015

December 20, 2012


Connick Christmas

Christmas For Moderns

This week on Afterglow we’ll usher in the holidays with music recorded during the past two decades .

June 22, 2012


John Lennon and Paul McCartney

The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

In the 1960s the Beatles' primary songwriters rocked the world of jazz and popular song. Decades later, Beatles songs themselves have become standards.

April 24, 2012


Paul SImon

The Sound of Simon: The Paul Simon Songbook

Paul Simon has written some of the past 50 years’ most memorable hits, such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and The Sound of Silence."

July 7, 2011


Karrin Allyson RoundMidnight

What’s New: July 2011

Singers add words to hardbop classics, plus Son of Mel.

March 15, 2008


Quincy Jones Back on the Block Album Cover

Q at 75: Quincy Jones’ new anthology

Tonight we feature Quincy Jones, highlighting music from a new anthology, as well as recordings he did with Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, and more.

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