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December 16, 2016

 

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Storyville Sweathearts: Lee Wiley, Teddi King, and Barbara Lea

Lee Wiley, Teddi King, and Barbara Lea all had connections to famed jazz impresario George Wein and his Boston nightclub Storyville

September 23, 2006

 

Lee Wilson West Of The Moon Album Cover

West of the Moon: Lee Wiley

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature singer Lee Wiley, who made what are considered to be the very first songbook records in the late 1930s.

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Ellington Ending: Duke Ellington 1967-73

cover of Duke Ellington's New Orleans Suite LP

In the late 1960s an aging Duke Ellington faced a changing musical landscape and the loss of his longtime writing partner, Billy Strayhorn. How did he respond?

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