“This Funny World,” “Sing For Your Supper,” “To Keep My Love Alive” and other rarities from the Rodgers and Hart catalog.
The Bethlehem Record label was home to some of the best female jazz singers in the 1950s, including Chris Connor, Nina Simone, Betty Roche and more.
"It Might As Well Be Spring," "April In Paris," "Spring Is Here," and other odes to the spring season.
While Harry Warren's name may have eluded the spotlight, his songs—like "Lullaby of Broadway," "At Last," and "I Only Have Eyes for You"—never did.
In the 1940s and 50s, the Stan Kenton Orchestra became equally known for their brash arrangements and cool singers, like Anita O'Day and June Christy.
Yip Harburg was a lyricist who grew up poor on the Lower East Side of New York City to write about rainbows, paper moons, Aprils in Paris, and much more.
We'll go uptown, downtown and crosstown this week on Afterglow with top-drawer performers of American popular song.
Jazz singer and pianist Andy Bey is enjoying a late period of renewed appreciation in a long and sometimes-submerged career.
An 80th-birthday tribute to the singer critic Larry Kart once described as “a dominating vocal presence whose music is full of hard-earned wisdom and truth.”
This week on Afterglow we feature The Erteguns’ New York: New York Cabaret Music, which chronicles the cabaret jazz singers in 1940s and 50s Manhattan.