Our annual, highly-subjective survey of the past year's CDs.
Music this week from a variety of artists both old and new.
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.
Afterglow takes another stroll down the lane of musical reverie.
This edition of Afterglow features Madeline Peryoux's new CD Bare Bones, as well as songs from Bill Henderson, Eliane Elias, and a new Frank Sinatra anthology.
Charlie Haden's classic jazz-and-film tribute band, Quartet West, is featured this week on Afterglow, as well as music from Andy Bey, Chet Bakerm and others.
We'll hear a new release from singer Mark Murphy, as well as a newly-released live 1977 duet between Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder.
This week on Afterglow we listen to jazz vocalist Rene Marie, who was influenced by classic singers such as Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, and Betty Carter.
This week on Afterglow recent reissues from EMI's "Great Jazz Vocal Collection" series are featured, as well as a set of music devoted to Elliott Smith.
This week on Afterglow we'll have a set of New Year’s songs from Peggy Lee, June Christy, and Ella Fitzgerald.