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Something Old, Something New: Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson has been a mainstay on the jazz vocal scene ever since her breakthrough 1961 album with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley.

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This week on Afterglow it’s “Nancy Wilson: Something Old, Something New.” Nancy Wilson, the host of NPR’s Jazz Profiles , has been a mainstay on the jazz vocal scene ever since her breakthrough 1961 album with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley.

We’ll feature a set of music from her new CD Turned to Blue, as well as selections from new reissues of two classic 1960s Capitol LPs, Broadway My Way and Hollywood My Way.

Hoagy Carmichael, Sheila Jordan, Art Pepper, Helen Merrill, and the Modern Jazz Quartet are some of the other artists we’ll hear this week on Afterglow.

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