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December 24, 2015

 

Soul Christmas

Soulful interpretations of holiday favorites, from Smokey Robinson, James Brown, Darlene Love, and more.

October 12, 2010

 

Soul On Standards

Soul singers Ray Charles, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, Gladys Knight and James Brown give us their takes on the Great American Songbook.

February 17, 2007

 

Can’t Keep From Singing: Rene Marie

This week on Afterglow we listen to jazz vocalist Rene Marie, who was influenced by classic singers such as Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, and Betty Carter.

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Goin’ Up: Space Age Jazz

In the 1950s and 60s the race for space loomed large in the cultural imagination, and jazz artists such as Duke Ellington and Sun Ra picked up on the theme.

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Night Lights is WFIU's weekly program of classic jazz hosted by David Brent Johnson.

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