Italian-American Crooners, like Sinatra, Martin, Como, and Bennett, shaped the landscape of popular song in the 1940s and 50s.
The leaves are changing from green to red, the air outside is brisk and cool, and that means it’s time to look at autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.
We explore the songs of German composer Kurt Weill, including "Mack The Knife," "September Song," and "Speak Low."
Some classic Christmas songs from some Afterglow favorites
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."
French songs, French singers, and songs about Paris in this edition of Afterglow.
A preview of jazz vocal nominees for the 2016 Grammy Awards, including Karrin Allyson, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Tony Bennett, and Jamison Ross.
An Afterglow salute to winter weather (without your typical Christmas songs)!
A roundup of recent releases in the world of vocal jazz and traditional pop from the second half of 2015