Ira Gershwin was the lyricist behind such standards as "Embraceable You," "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off," and "Long Ago (And Far Away)"
Pianist Jimmy Rowles was a trusted accompanist who worked nearly every big star in jazz, including Billie Holiday, Mel Tormé, and Sarah Vaughan.
We look at the standards of Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein, like "New York, New York," "Lonely Town," "I Feel Pretty," and "Send In The Clowns."
EmArcy Records released a series of jazz albums in the mid 1950s all bearing the title "In The Land of Hi-Fi"
For Valentine's Day, an Afterglow salute to some of the best love songs from the Great American Songbook
Songwriter Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's right-hand man, would have turned 100 on November 29th.
Afterglow's salute to falling leaves and pumpkin spice with the best autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.
Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson would have turned 90 this week. We'll be saluting him by showcasing his work with Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and more.
This week, our spotlight is on just a few of the many singers who sang with Count Basie, including Jimmy Rushing, Billy Eckstine, Sarah Vaughan, and more.
Trumpeter Clifford Brown recorded only three sessions with vocalists—Dinah Washington, Helen Merrill, and Sarah Vaughan. And they all happened in 1954.