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February 1, 2019

 

And On Piano, Oscar Peterson…

Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson worked with some of the great singers of his day, including Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, and Billie Holiday.

August 3, 2018

 

Norman Granz: The Jazz Advocate

A centennial celebration of Norman Granz, concert promoter, record label owner, and one of the biggest civil rights activists in jazz in the 1940s and 50s.

July 7, 2017

 

Songs Of The Season: Summer 2017

"Summertime," "Heat Wave," "Too Darn Hot," and other summertime songs from the Great American Songbook.

February 24, 2017

 

Put Down The Horn: Jazz’s Unlikely Singers

The part-time jazz vocalists, including trumpeter Chet Baker, drummer Buddy Rich, and clarinetist Benny Goodman.

December 23, 2016

 

A Very Crooner Christmas

Some classic Christmas songs from some Afterglow favorites

June 3, 2016

 

Tributes to Nat King Cole

We explore tribute albums to Nat King Cole, recorded by Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Marvin Gaye, and others.

June 26, 2015

 

Songs of the Season: Summer

Afterglow's annual salute to the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer with some summertime favorites from the Great American Songbook.

October 16, 2009

 

The Piano Player Sings: Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson was one of jazz’s most popular pianists, but on a couple of occasions he did albums on which he sang as well.

August 7, 2009

 

Some Things We Hope You Enjoy

Music this week from a variety of artists both old and new.

January 4, 2008

 

Best of 2007

We celebrate the best of 2007 this week on Afterglow, listening to some of the best new releases and reissues.

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