Hosted by Mark Chilla, Afterglow explores the stories of vocal jazz and popular song from the Great American Songbook. Ella, Frank, Billie, Duke – Afterglow has them all!
Dec 2nd: Everybody’s Jumpin’ with Dave Brubeck
Dave Brubeck was one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 20th century, and for the celebration of what would have been his 100th birthday, we’re exploring his work with singers like Tony Bennett, Jimmy Rushing, Carmen McRae and more.
Dec 9th: Clark Terry and the Singers
Legendary trumpeter and educator Clark Terry had a career that lasted for nearly 70 years. This week, for his centennial celebration, we’ll explore Terry’s work alongside singers like Dinah Washington, Joe Williams, and more.
Dec 16th: A Modern Jazz Christmas
With the holidays right around the corner, Afterglow this week will explore some more modern takes on Christmas favorites, sung by contemporary jazz singers Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves, Gregory Porter, and more.
Dec 23rd: All Is Calm: A Quiet Afterglow Christmas
On this Christmas night, relax at the end of a stressful year with some holiday songs to soothe your soul, sung by Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole and more.