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What’s New: July 2011

Singers add words to hardbop classics, plus Son of Mel.

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Pianists and singers are at the forefront this week on Afterglow, as I feature recent releases from Karrin Allyson, Luke Gillespie, Eliane Elias, and more, playing music by Wayne Shorter, Hoagy Carmichael, and other jazz and songwriting greats. Other highlights include saxophonist Joe Lovano’s tribute to Charlie Parker, and singer James Torme following in the footsteps of his father Mel.

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