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January 5, 2018

 

Remembering Jon Hendricks, The Poet Laureate Of Jazz

This week, we explore the career of jazz singer Jon Hendricks (1921–2017), who began a pioneer in the art of vocalese.

March 24, 2017

 

Songs Of The Season: Spring 2017

"It Might As Well Be Spring," "April In Paris," "Spring Is Here," and other odes to the spring season.

January 6, 2017

 

Remembering Mose Allison

We remember the jazz sage from Tippo, Mississippi: Mose Allison (1927–2016)

March 24, 2016

 

Songs of the Season: Spring 2016

Afterglow's annual salute to fairer weather, with spring songs sung by June Christy, Blossom Dearie, and Mark Murphy.

March 27, 2015

 

The Girl From Ipanema: Astrud Gilberto

We pay tribute to Brazilian singer Astrud Gilberto, who helped popularize bossa nova music worldwide in the 1960s.

May 31, 2013

 

Stan Getz And Jimmy Rowles’ “The Peacocks”

Highlighting a 1970s masterpiece from two jazz veterans.

September 21, 2010

 

Duet: Doris Day and Andre Previn

Doris Day is a celebrated American movie icon—but there’s much more to her legacy than PILLOW TALK.

May 29, 2010

 

Bing Crosby and Stan Getz: Two New Anthologies

Stan Getz's final bow, and Bing Crosby's treasure-trove of previously-unreleased small-group recordings of 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.

June 12, 2009

 

Songs of the Season: Summer, Part 1

Afterglow continues a long tradition with music heralding the arrival of summer.

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