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Mark Murphy: Love Is What Stays

We'll hear a new release from singer Mark Murphy, as well as a newly-released live 1977 duet between Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder.

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This week on Afterglow we feature a new release from singer Mark Murphy, Love Is What Stays, featuring Murphy’s interpretation of standards such as “Angel Eyes” as well as a little-known Broadway song (“Did I Ever Really Live?”) and a modern pop-rock tune (Coldplay’s “What If”).

We’ll also hear a newly-released live 1977 duet between Ella Fitzgerald and Stevie Wonder and new music from Sonny Rollins, Joe Lovano and Hank Jones, and Larry Willis, along with Till Bronner and Madeleine Peyroux’s take on a Hank Williams classic and recordings by Brad Mehldau and Cassandra Wilson from a new Joni Mitchell tribute.

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