Afterglow Jazz and American Popular Song

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February 17, 2014

 

photo of the vinyl sleeve for New Order's single

Afterglow Plays The Modern Pop-Rock Songbook

Updating the repertoire of popular song, from Prince to the Replacements.

October 28, 2013

 

Sheet music for the song

Dedicated To You

Popular song, more often than not, is about love—love won, love lost, love in doubt. This week we feature songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.

August 12, 2013

 

Frank Sinatra Axel Stordahl

Sinatra + Stordahl

Singer Frank Sinatra and arranger Axel Stordahl teamed up for some of the most influential ballad recordings of mid-20th-century American popular song.

July 14, 2013

 

Sunday Kind of Love

What’s New: June 2013

Recent releases from singers Madeleine Peyroux and Barbara Morrison, saxophonists Joshua Redman and Eric Alexander, and a surprise cover from a 1980s teen icon.

September 15, 2011

 

Madeleine Peyroux 2011

What’s New: September 2011

Afterglow checks in this week with one of our periodic round-ups of new and recent releases, featuring CDs from Madeleine Peyroux, Pat Metheny and others.

February 12, 2010

 

Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening: Jazz And Popular Song Love Ballads

Love songs progressing from discovery and longing to settled intimacy.

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.

August 7, 2009

 

Richard Groove Holmes Misty Album Cover

Some Things We Hope You Enjoy

Music this week from a variety of artists both old and new.

July 10, 2009

 

Melody Gardot Album Cover

What’s New: July 2009

Singer Melody Gardot's latest release, My One And Only Thrill, recalls past vocalists such as Julie London and Peggy Lee and has the sound of a modern classic.

May 29, 2009

 

Miles Davis Album Cover

Street of Dreams Revisited

Afterglow takes another stroll down the lane of musical reverie.

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