Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Blossom Dearie, and Mark Murphy.
We're featuring the progressive arrangements that Pete Rugolo made for Nat King Cole, June Christy, and others.
Songwriter Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's right-hand man, would have turned 100 on November 29th.
A cross country roadtrip with songs about St. Louis, Chicago, Atlanta, and the Big Apple, performed by Johnny Mercer, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, and more.
June Christy's 1954 album "Something Cool" was a landmark in the "Cool School" of vocal jazz.
Afterglow's annual salute to the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer with some summertime favorites from the Great American Songbook.
On this week's program, our spotlight is on the music and career of one of America's greatest lyricists: Oscar Hammerstein II.
On this program, we explore music from the Great American Songbook all exploring the same theme: youth.
Arranger Marty Paich helped define the West Coast cool jazz sound in the 1950s and 1960s, working with Mel Tormé, Anita O'Day, and Chet Baker.
On this show, we take a look at the many songwriters who performed their own songs, including Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, and Nina Simone.