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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.

December 20, 2012

 

Christmas For Moderns

This week on Afterglow we’ll usher in the holidays with music recorded during the past two decades .

June 22, 2012

 

The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

In the 1960s the Beatles' primary songwriters rocked the world of jazz and popular song. Decades later, Beatles songs themselves have become standards.

September 24, 2009

 

Songs of the Season: Autumn 2009

Music from Jackie Paris, Kenny Dorham, Frank Sinatra, and more is featured on our annual tribute to autumn.

December 26, 2008

 

Songs of the Season: Winter

Afterglow pays tribute to the winter with music from Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, and others.

March 15, 2008

 

Q at 75: Quincy Jones’ new anthology

Tonight we feature Quincy Jones, highlighting music from a new anthology, as well as recordings he did with Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Peggy Lee, and more.

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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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