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August 22, 2018

 

The Standards of Sondheim and Bernstein

In honor of Leonard Bernstein's centennial this week, we look at the jazz standards of Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, like "New York, New York," "I Feel Pretty," and "Send In The Clowns."

October 13, 2017

 

The Music Of Tierney Sutton

This week, we feature an interview with Grammy-nominated jazz singer Tierney Sutton.

September 22, 2017

 

Songs Of The Season: Autumn 2017

The leaves are changing from green to red, the air outside is brisk and cool, and that means it’s time to look at autumn songs from the Great American Songbook.

March 24, 2016

 

Songs of the Season: Spring 2016

Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Blossom Dearie, and Mark Murphy.

September 24, 2015

 

Songs of the Season: Autumn 2015

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

June 5, 2015

 

Tony Bennett and Bill Evans

This week, we're featuring the two recording sessions from 1975 and 1976 between pianist Bill Evans and singer Tony Bennett.

September 6, 2014

 

Q And The Queen: Dinah Washington With Quincy Jones

In the mid-1950s two eventual icons of American popular music teamed up for a series of classic jazz-vocal recordings.

August 4, 2014

 

Carmen For Cool Ones: Carmen McRae And Fred Katz

McRae worked with progressive jazz musician Fred Katz to create a not-so-standard setting for renditions of standards.

September 24, 2013

 

Herb Jeffries At 100

Celebrating the centennial of the singer, actor, and last surviving member of Duke Ellington's early-1940s big band.

October 31, 2012

 

What’s New: October 2012

New and recent releases from Kurt Elling, Melody Gardot, Curtis Stigers, and a never-before-issued 1968 nightclub recording of pianist Bill Evans.

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