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August 19, 2015


Cover of Doug Ramsey's Paul Desmond biography

After Brubeck: Paul Desmond In The 1970s

At the end of 1967 one of the most popular groups in jazz, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, disbanded. What did its star alto saxophonist Paul Desmond do next?

December 19, 2012


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Have Yourself a Very Quiet Christmas

Night Lights pays tribute to the holidays in the mellowest of moods.

December 3, 2010



Playland At The Beach: Dave Brubeck’s Early Octet And Trio

The story and music of Dave Brubeck’s professional prelude as a young, experimental West Coast jazz musician.

July 1, 2009


A July 4th Popular-Song Celebration, On Afterglow

On Afterglow this week, a festive and reflective tribute to Independence Day with music from Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Paul Desmond and more.

May 3, 2008


Jazz Impressions of Eurasia

Jazz Impressions Of Brubeck

Music inspired by the Brubeck Quartet's international tours during the height of the Cold War.

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Songs of the Season: Autumn 2015

Dinah Washington-September in the Rain

Afterglow's salute to falling leaves and pumpkin spice with the best autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.

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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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