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June 21, 2019

 

Recent Releases 2019, Part 1

New vocal jazz releases from Gregory Porter, Norah Jones, Catherine Russell and more.

November 25, 2016

 

The Songs Of Hearth And Home

A collection of songs about the comforts of home life, for Thanksgiving.

November 18, 2016

 

Recent Releases for 2016, Part 2

Afterglow rounds up the best new releases in vocal jazz, including new albums by Kurt Elling, Madeleine Peyroux, Tierney Sutton, and Norah Jones.

June 24, 2016

 

Recent Releases for 2016, Part 1

A roundup of recent releases in vocal jazz and traditional pop, including new albums by Gregory Porter, Esperanza Spalding, and Willie Nelson.

June 19, 2015

 

Recent Releases for 2015, Part 1

We're rounding up some recent vocal jazz releases from Kurt Elling, Diana Krall, Jane Monheit, and more.

August 4, 2014

 

Let’s Get Away From It All

Placid destinations and idyllic spells away from home.

October 28, 2013

 

Dedicated To You

Popular song, more often than not, is about love—love won, love lost, love in doubt. This week we feature songs about the fulfillment of longed-for love.

May 16, 2011

 

What’s New: May 2011, With Disney And Ray Charles Tributes

Music from tributes to Ray Charles and the songs of Disney films, featuring Esperanza Spalding, Roy Hargrove, Roberta Gambarini, Norah Jones and others.

April 19, 2011

 

What’s New: April 2010

The latest release from Kurt Elling and a new CD from Quartet West, featuring guest vocalists Cassandra Wilson, Melody Gardot, Norah Jones, and Diana Krall.

February 12, 2010

 

Some Enchanted Evening: Jazz And Popular Song Love Ballads

Love songs progressing from discovery and longing to settled intimacy.

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