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March 17th marks Nat King Cole's centennial, and on this program, we chronicle his rise to stardom in the 1940s.

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WJSU


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Singer Blossom Dearie could be coy, cute, heartbreaking funny, and intimate, and she exhibited all of it on her six albums for Verve Records in the...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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On this fall fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at songs for the fall season, including "Autumn Leaves," "Autumn In New York," and "Septembe...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Isaac Albéniz with his daughter Laura
Works for piano by the Spanish virtuoso and composer Isaac Albéniz. performed by Miguel Baselga and Judith Jáuregui

Bought by KPIP-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jewish recordings brought to you by Docteh Farkakte.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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On this fundraising edition of Afterglow, we look at the music of songwriter Harry Warren, known for such diverse songs as "Lullaby of Broadway," "...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 47:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour of springtime songs from the Great American Songbook, sung by Ella Fitzgerald, Blossom Dearie, Mel Torme, Nina Simone, and more. Hosted by ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What is your favorite name for the jolly fellow in the red suit? St. Nicholas, Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, Pelznickle? So many nam...

Bought by KRPS, RadioFreePalmer, WLPR, KRZA, WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 8
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An Afterglow show perfect for Valentine's Day! This week, we're saluting L-O-V-E with love songs from the Great American Songbook sung by Chet Bake...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"Smooth Jazz With a Touch of Soul From the Heart of the Green Mountains."

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:40
  • Purchases: 1
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An Afterglow holiday special for all classic soul fans! Some old-school soul versions of Christmas tunes, by Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Darlene Lov...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WJAB, WJFF and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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March 14th, expressed in numbers as 3.14 has become known PI day. And to celebrate the mathematical constant on PI day, you're encouraged to celeb...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:57
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An hour of the jazz standards of France. We’ll hear songs written in French, songs with a certain French flair, and some songs written about Paris,...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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An hour-long special highlighting the music of Brazilian jazz singer Astrud Gilberto, known for such songs as "Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Sta...

Bought by Prairie Public and KAZU


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour of summertime songs from the Great American Songbook, performed by Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Dinah Washingt...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Christmas Around the World taken at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Michigan., Credit: Tonya Fitzpatrick
World Footprints shares the gift of holiday music from around the world.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:55
Caption: The Early LPs of Herbie Hancock is presented by Joe Bevilacqua , Credit: Lorie Kellogg
A birthday tribute to the American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, born April 12, 1940.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:52
  • Purchases: 2
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An Evening With Al Jolson

  • Added: Oct 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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The 19th season of Joy To The World with Bob Thompson is a one-hour holiday program that is produced by Virginia Public Broadcasting and performed ...

Bought by KMUW, KCSM, WCNY, WVRU, WJSU and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Segar Ellis
Ellis was first a jazz pianist and later jazz vocalist who recorded numerous sides with the Dorsey Brothers, Eddie Lang, Joe Venuti, and many other...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2012
  • Length: 58:54
Caption: The Mound City Blue Blowers
This segment on the early years of jazz is devoted to the small group session between 1924 and 1930. Oh, yes, we also drift over to 1945.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
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The Grammy-nominated kings of Austin-American powerpop reemerge at SXSW '09 with a new batch of instant classics.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2009
  • Length: 55:36
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Interview plus plenty of great music sung by this young Broadway star.

Bought by KCSC


  • Added: Jan 09, 2006
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 1