Jazz with Maureen Malloy

Monday through Thursday, 9 pm to midnight

Maureen Malloy takes the reigns after BP "high-tails it," with an eclectic mix of different genres of jazz. Be it Modern, Post-Modern, Latin, Bop, Hard-Bop, Big Band or the singers (old and new), you'll always find something you like, and learn why you like it.  Musical guests also frequent the studio, so you can gain insight into how the jazz world turns, and who is creating new events and music.  Also featured are live tracks that give you a different outlook on familiar pieces of music, and make you feel like you were part of the artists' musical journey.

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Playlist

April 22, 2013

9:05 PM
Front & Center
Artist : Lee Smith
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Mambo Inn/On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : Poncho Sanchez
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9:20 PM
In A Sentimental Mood
Artist : Nancy Wilson
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9:20 PM
Limehouse Blues
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
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9:30 PM
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
Artist : Art Pepper
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9:30 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Jimmy Smith
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9:45 PM
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Artist : Bucky Pizzarelli & New York Swing
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9:45 PM
Little B’s Poem
Artist : Bobby Hutcherson
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9:55 PM
Gingerbread Boy
Artist : Miles Davis
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10:00 PM
Abra Cadabra
Artist : Larry Coryell
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Clear Skies
Artist : Larry Coryell
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10:15 PM
That’s All
Artist : Houston Person
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10:15 PM
What A Difference A Day Made
Artist : Dinah Washington
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10:30 PM
All Blues
Artist : Giacomo Gates
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10:35 PM
It’s Alright With Me
Artist : Champian Fulton
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10:45 PM
Heavy Tango
Artist : Christian Howes & Richard Galliano
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10:55 PM
Central Park West
Artist : Eric Alexander
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11:00 PM
The Traveling Man
Artist : Melton Mustafa
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11:05 PM
Deep Night
Artist : Harcey S & Kenny Barron
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11:15 PM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Paul Carr
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11:20 PM
Just One of Those Things
Artist : North American Jazz Aliance
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11:30 PM
Throw It Away
Artist : Jackie Ryan
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11:40 PM
Song for Sid
Artist : Jaleel Shaw
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Blues for the 29%ers
Artist : Jason Marsalis
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Terco
Artist : Larry Coryell & Wide Hive Players
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The U.S. Air Force Jazz Band In Concert
8:49 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Airmen of Note with Doc Severinson on Thanksgiving Night!

We'll take a brief break from our “standard” marathon at 9 pm on Turkey Day to present a portion of this year’s Airmen of Note radio broadcast from the Jazz Heritage Series. In this hour-long special, the United States Air Force Band will feature a World War II and big band veteran, trombonist Doc Severinsen.  You'll hear this group of exceptional American musicians perform some standards, along with big band classics like "Flying Home" and "Jumpin' at the Woodside."

All Jazz Standards on Thursday and Friday!
8:35 am
Thu November 15, 2012

A Splendidly "Standard" Thanksgiving on WRTI: November 22nd and 23rd

Spend the Thanksgiving holiday with WRTI as we page through the Great American Songbook to celebrate one of the great American holidays!  From Gershwin and Porter compositions to tunes that the jazz giants made standard, these great pieces will be the perfect companion to your Thanksgiving feast.  You'll hear the greatest singers and bandleaders of jazz along with contemporary arrangements of these popular tunes.

We'll kick off the festivities at 6 pm on Thanksgiving and continue through Saturday morning. Join us as we give thanks for great music!

CD Selections
7:43 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Maureen Malloy Suggests: Elegant Soul, The Life and Music of Gene Harris

The phrase "elegant soul" could describe numerous things: a person, a fashion, a way one deals with life. But after listening to Gene Harris' 1968 recording, I realized that the phrase perfectly describes Harris' style as a pianist. Beautifully accompanied by Andy Simpkins on bass and Carl Burnett on drums (the other "Two Sounds"), Harris plays in the classy way he has been known for, but this time he incorporated ribbons of gospel and maybe A dollop of funk. When you stir this all together, it equals Elegant Soul.

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
9:27 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: November 12, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.
This week's Hot 11:
1. George Cables - The Way We Were - MY MUSE

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
1:18 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Omer Avital's Band Of The East: Live From 92Y Tribeca

Omer Avital.
John Rogers for NPR johnrogersnyc.com

Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 8:30 am

Bassist Omer Avital came from Israel to New York in the early '90s and found himself among the top tier of straight-ahead modern jazz performers. The time in the big city led him to re-investigate his roots — his parents are from the Arab-speaking world — and in 2002, he returned to Israel to study traditional music and oud. Since returning, he's remained a monster bass player, but has also integrated his Middle Eastern musical interests into his composing.

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WRTI Spotlight
1:25 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: Nov. 5, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.
This week's Hot 11:
1. Lee Smith - Front & Center - SITTIN' ON A SECRET

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Your Chance To See A Jazz Legend!
6:08 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Ron Carter Concert Ticket Giveaway on Halloween Night!

On Halloween night, between 9 pm and midnight, we're giving away several pairs of tickets to see the legendary bassist Ron Carter and his trio perform at the Rose Lehrman Arts Center at the Harrisburg-area Community College on Wednesday, November 7th at 7:30 pm. 

One of the most recorded bass players in music history, Ron Carter is a true jazz icon and a two-time Grammy winner. Don't miss this opportunity to hear him play live! Join us tonight and listen for the phone number to call. Good luck!

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: October 29, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.
This week's Hot 11:
1. Graham Dechter - Road Song - TAKIN' IT THERE

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: October 22, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.
This week's Hot 11:
1. Donald Vega - River - SPIRITUAL NATURE

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
8:40 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: October 15, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.


This week's Hot 11:


1. Lee Smith - Front & Center - SITTIN' ON A SECRET

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