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August 4, 2014

 

The LP cover of Carmen McRae's Carmen For Cool Ones.

Carmen For Cool Ones: Carmen McRae And Fred Katz

McRae worked with progressive jazz musician Fred Katz to create a not-so-standard setting for renditions of standards.

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 .

October 31, 2012

 

Live piano jazz 1968

What’s New: October 2012

New and recent releases from Kurt Elling, Melody Gardot, Curtis Stigers, and a never-before-issued 1968 nightclub recording of pianist Bill Evans.

July 11, 2011

 

Nina Simone 1960s

Nina Simone Sings Songs Of The 1960s

Singer Nina Simone took songs of the counterculture and made them her own.

May 16, 2011

 

Everybody Wants to Be a Cat

What’s New: May 2011, With Disney And Ray Charles Tributes

Music from tributes to Ray Charles and the songs of Disney films, featuring Esperanza Spalding, Roy Hargrove, Roberta Gambarini, Norah Jones and others.

April 19, 2011

 

Sophisticated Ladies

What’s New: April 2010

The latest release from Kurt Elling and a new CD from Quartet West, featuring guest vocalists Cassandra Wilson, Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, and Diana Krall.

February 18, 2011

 

Mary Stallings Dream

What’s New: February 2011

Afterglow's periodic survey of compelling new and recent releases.

February 12, 2011

 

Heart to Heart

Music From the Heart: Valentine’s Day

Full of love, trusting, broken, or otherwise, hearts figure in all of this week's songs.

April 16, 2010

 

luke gillespie album cover

What’s New: April 2010

Pianist Luke Gillespie's unexpected CD, a new love-songs compilation from Jackie Ryan, and a solo outing from Kurt Elling collaborator Laurence Hobgood.

January 9, 2010

 

Frank Sinatra One For My Baby Album Cover

The Best Recordings Of 2009

Our annual, highly-subjective survey of the past year's CDs.

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