We pay tribute to singer Mark Murphy (1932–2015), chronicling his wide-ranging 60-year career in the world of vocal jazz.
A roundup of recent releases in the world of vocal jazz and traditional pop from the second half of 2015
This week, we're featuring the two recording sessions from 1975 and 1976 between pianist Bill Evans and singer Tony Bennett.
Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Rosemary Clooney, and Mark Murphy.
On this special edition of Afterglow, we remember the life and legacy of the jazz educator, performer, arranger, and producer, Dr. Steve Zegree.
In the mid-1950s two eventual icons of American popular music teamed up for a series of classic jazz-vocal recordings.
In the early 1970s singer Mark Murphy returned from Europe and began a 20-year run of some of the most artistically successful records of his career.
Singer Frank Sinatra and arranger Axel Stordahl teamed up for some of the most influential ballad recordings of mid-20th-century American popular song.
Bop songstress, girlfriend of comedian Lennie Bruce, and 1/3 of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Annie Ross was the 1950s' epitome of jazz-vocal hip.
We'll go uptown, downtown and crosstown this week on Afterglow with top-drawer performers of American popular song.