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February 6, 2019

 

2019 Grammy Award Preview

Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Kurt Elling, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Willie Nelson and other 2019 Grammy nominees.

November 16, 2018

 

Recent Releases 2018, Part 2

New vocal jazz releases from Cécile McLorin Salvant, Madeleine Peyroux, Diana Krall and Tony Bennett, and more.

April 20, 2018

 

Cry Me A River: Tears In Popular Song

Some of the most tearful songs of the Great American Songbook, including “Cry Me A River,” “I Cried For You,” and “Willow Weep For Me.”

March 2, 2018

 

I Hear Music: Songs About Songwriting

"The Song Is You," "The Song Is Ended," "I Poured My Heart Into The Song," and other songs about music on this episode.

February 10, 2017

 

Grammy Award Preview 2017

Some of the nominees for Best Jazz Vocal and Best Traditional Pop album for the 2017 Grammy Awards.

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.

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.

January 9, 2009

 

Afterglow: Best of 2008

This episode of Afterglow looks at some of the best new releases and reissues/historical releases from 2008.

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