Hosted by Mark Chilla, Afterglow explores the stories and of vocal jazz and popular song from the Great American Songbook. Ella, Frank, Billie, Duke – Afterglow has them all!
Jan 30th: And on Piano, Oscar Peterson
On Afterglow this week, we’ll be looking at the Maharaja of the Keyboard Oscar Peterson, and showcasing his work on the Verve label, backing singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, and more.
Jan 23rd: Blossom Dearie: The Verve Years
After spending her early career in Paris, jazz singer and pianist Blossom Dearie returned to the U.S. in 1957 to record six albums for Verve Records. We’ll explore those recordings this week.