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Archive for Afterglow

October 20, 2011

River Of Song

Turn on your radio, relax, and float downstream this week on Afterglow.

September 16, 2011

Jon Hendricks: A 90th-Birthday Tribute

A milestone salute to the singer and lyricist, featuring his recordings as a member of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross and as a leader.

September 15, 2011

What's New: September 2011

Afterglow checks in this week with one of our periodic round-ups of new and recent releases, featuring CDs from Madeleine Peyroux, Pat Metheny and others.

August 15, 2011

The Jimmy Webb Songbook

A 65th-birthday tribute to the songwriter, featuring interpretations of his music from Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield, Johnny Rivers, Nina Simone, and many more.

July 11, 2011

Nina Simone Sings Songs Of The 1960s

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July 7, 2011

What's New: July 2011

Singers add words to hardbop classics, plus Son of Mel.

June 4, 2011

Songs of the Season: Summer

We pay tribute to the coming of warm weather with music from Nat King Cole, June Christy, Louis Armstrong, Hoagy Carmichael, George Benson and more.

May 27, 2011

Glenn Miller Goes To War With The Army Air Force Band

Major Glenn Miller went missing over the English Channel in December 1944. For decades afterwards, much of his wartime orchestra's music went missing as well.

May 23, 2011

The Songs Of Hal David And Bob Dylan

Afterglow takes a popular-song journey across the 1960s and 70s American pop landscape through the work of two songwriters.

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.

May 9, 2011

When the Chairman of the Board Met the Bossa: Sinatra and Jobim

A classic late-1960s encounter, plus music from Sergio Mendes, Brad Mehldau, and other music to start off the month of May in a mellow way.

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.

April 8, 2011

That Old Devil Moon: Yip Harburg

Yip Harburg was a lyricist who grew up poor on the Lower East Side of New York City to write about rainbows, paper moons, Aprils in Paris, and much more.

March 11, 2011

A Tribute to Margaret Whiting

Whiting helped to immortalize songs such as "That Old Black Magic" and "It Might As Well Be Spring."

February 18, 2011

What's New: February 2011

Afterglow's periodic survey of compelling new and recent releases.

February 12, 2011

Music From the Heart: Valentine's Day

Full of love, trusting, broken, or otherwise, hearts figure in all of this week's songs.

February 8, 2011

Just a Lucky So-and-So: Al Hibbler and Duke Ellington in the 1940s

Al Hibbler's dramatic, blues-haunted style was one of the signature sounds of Duke Ellington's great 1940s big bands.

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