We pay tribute to composer and arranger Johnny Mandel, who passed away at age 94 on June 29, 2020.
This week on Afterglow, we honor the late Aretha Franklin, chronicling her career and exploring some of her iconic songs from the 1960s and 70s.
We continue our celebration of Peggy Lee’s centennial year by exploring her most glamorous recordings for Capitol Records in the 1960s.
This week, we explore new vocal jazz and traditional pop recordings from Kurt Elling, Kandace Springs, James Taylor and more.
This week, jazz historian Will Friedwald joins us to talk about the early years of Nat King Cole and the King Cole Trio.
This week, we take a look at some lesser-known African-American female vocalists from the late 1950s and early 1960s.
While the Great American Songbook may be filled with antiquated notions of gender roles, on this program, we explore a few songs that flip the script.
This week, we feature duets between Louis Armstrong and some of Pops’ famous friends like Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby.
This week, we explore the colorful spectrum of popular songs, from “Red Sails In The Sunset” to “Deep Purple” and everything in between.
Afterglow continues its look at some less familiar singers this week, by exploring the work of male crooners David Allyn, Rocky Cole, and Deno Kannes.
An annual salute to jazz and traditional pop Grammy nominee, including Jazzmeia Horn and Tierney Sutton.
A deeper dive into some less familiar voices in pop music history, the late 1950s/early 1960s singers Mavis Rivers and Toni Harper.