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September 16, 2011


90th birthday

Jon Hendricks: A 90th-Birthday Tribute

A milestone salute to the singer and lyricist, featuring his recordings as a member of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross and as a leader.

October 12, 2010


Ray Charles Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul

Soul On Standards

Soul singers Ray Charles, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Gladys Knight and James Brown give us their takes on the Great American Songbook.

January 30, 2009



Lea DeLaria: Live Smoke

Lea DeLaria is a singer and actress who in recent years has forged a unique popular-song repertoire that draws on both standards and modern pop-rock.

November 25, 2006


Hoagy Carmichael Album Cover

Hoagy Carmichael Songbook

This week on Afterglow we implement a new tradition celebrating Bloomington's own Hoagy Carmichael's November birthday with "The Hoagy Carmichael Songbook".

November 18, 2006


Al Gray Billy Mitchell Album Cover

Billy Mitchell And Al Grey

Former members of the 1950s Count Basie big band, tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell and trombonist Al Grey recorded a compelling mix of standards and originals.

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