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June 27, 2009

 

Billy Eckstine On Roulette

The early-1960s sounds of "The Sepia Sinatra," featured on Afterglow this week.

April 28, 2007

 

Dizzy Gillespie big band

Bop! Go the Big Bands

As the swing era gave way to new and challenging sounds, a generation of bandleaders was forced to take notice.

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Benny Goodman and the Singers

Portrait of Benny Goodman, 400 Restaurant, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946

We explore the King Of Swing Mr. Benny Goodman, and the many singers who front his big band, including Helen Forrest, Peggy Lee, and Billie Holiday.

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Afterglow is WFIU's weekly program of jazz and American popular song hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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