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May 22, 2015


Hammerstein and Berlin

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


Showboat Album Cover

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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First Fusion: Jazz-Rock Before Bitches Brew

cover for the Free Spirits' Out Of Sight And Sound LP

In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend jazz with rock.

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