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July 21, 2017

 

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The Jerome Kern Songbook

"The Way You Look Tonight," "They Didn't Believe Me," "All The Things You Are," "Ol' Man River," and more memorable tunes from the pen of Jerome Kern.

May 22, 2015

 

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The Oscar Hammerstein Songbook

On this week's program, our spotlight is on the music and career of one of America's greatest lyricists: Oscar Hammerstein II.

December 29, 2007

 

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Jazz Impressions of Showboat

This week on Afterglow we pay tribute to the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein musical Showboat's launch on "Jazz Impressions of Showboat".

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The Greatest Bass Player In The World: Jaco Pastorius

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In the history of jazz, there are only a few innovators who’ve actually changed the sound of their instrument. Jaco Pastorius was one of them.

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