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Archive for Afterglow

December 20, 2012

Christmas For Moderns

This week on Afterglow we’ll usher in the holidays with music recorded during the past two decades

December 18, 2012

Johnny Hartman

Hartman is one of the great icons of romantic vocal jazz.

December 14, 2012

What's New: December 2012

Afterglow surveys another round of new and recent releases.

November 16, 2012

Dream With Dean: Dean Martin's Fireside-Martini Album

In 1964 singer Dean Martin, who hadn’t had a hit in several years, recorded a laidback martini-at-the-fireside album that included the original version of a song that would soon become his signature tune.

November 9, 2012

Kay Starr: Jazz Singer

Singer Kay Starr is best-known for her 1950s pop-novelty hits “Wheel of Fortune” and “The Rock and Roll Waltz,” but her roots were in the swing era of the 1940s.

October 31, 2012

What's New: October 2012

New and recent releases on this edition of Afterglow from Kurt Elling, Melody Gardot, Curtis Stigers, and a never-before-issued 1968 nightclub recording of pianist Bill Evans.

July 13, 2012

In Good Company: Sue Raney

Singer Raney's 1992 CD and tribute sets to arranger Russ Garcia and drummer Paul Motian, featuring Louis Armstrong, Anita O’Day, Mel Torme, and Bill Evans.

June 22, 2012

The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

n the 1960s the Beatles' primary songwriters rocked the world of jazz and popular song. Decades later, Beatles songs themselves have become standards.

May 2, 2012

Early Aretha Franklin And More

Exploring Aretha Franklin's roots this week on Afterglow.

May 1, 2012

What's New: April 2012

This week's show highlights a CD of standards by one of the world’s most popular pop-rock artists and a sophomore outing from a young Austin, Texas singer.

April 24, 2012

The Sound of Simon: The Paul Simon Songbook

Paul Simon has written some of the past 50 years’ most memorable hits, such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “The Sound of Silence,” “Mrs. Robinson,” and “Still Crazy After All These Years.”

April 24, 2012

Out Of Nowhere: The Songs Of Edward Heyman

Some well-known songs by a little-known lyricist, sung by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, and others.

April 24, 2012

What's New: March 2012

New and recent releases from Sophie Milman, Seth MacFarlane, Houston Person, Freddie Cole, and Charlie Haden and Hank Jones.

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