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

October 31, 2013

9:05 PM
Our Day WIll Come
Artist : Denise King
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When Lights Are Low
Artist : Chet Baker
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Ain’t No Sunshine
Artist : Joe Locke
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Red Clay
Artist : Father John D’amico
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9:35 PM
Amber Road
Artist : Randy Brecker/Wlodek Pawlik
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Milestones
Artist : Miles Davis
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Daylight
Artist : Steve Turre
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10:00 PM
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Artist : Chicago Jazz Orchestra w/ Cyrille Amie
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Sonny Speaks
Artist : DePaul University Jazz Ensemble w/ Jeff Hamilton
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10:20 PM
Willow Weep For Me
Artist : Junior Mance
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10:30 PM
Smada
Artist : Terell Stafford
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I Was Doing Alright
Artist : Louis Armstong & Oscar Peterson
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Nuages
Artist : Mack Avenue SuperBand
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3 D Blues
Artist : Father John D’Amico
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10:55 PM
Bebo
Artist : Chucho Valdes
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11:00 PM
Water Under Bridges
Artist : Gregory Porter
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Forever, One Day At A Time
Artist : Tim Warfield
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Mary Lou
Artist : Horace Silver
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A Bluish Bag
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
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Greensleeves Bagatelle
Artist : Lenny Marcus Trio
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Joy Spring
Artist : Clifford Brown
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If You Really Love Me
Artist : Deep Blue Organ Trio
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One Finger Snap
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Jazz Holiday Highlights
1:49 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Have Yourself A Merry Little Jazz Christmas on WRTI

Join your favorite jazz hosts for their favorite holiday jazz tunes! On Christmas Eve from 6 to 9 pm, and on Christmas Night, from 6 pm to midnight, they'll each bring you the best in seasonal jazz.

WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:05 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Wayne Shorter And The Year's Other Passing Scenery

Wayne Shorter, who turned 80 in 2013, won the NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll by a large margin.
Robert Ashcroft Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 7:00 pm

It says a lot about his enduring hold on jazz listeners that over a half century into his career, the descriptive phrases most commonly put in front of Wayne Shorter's name — along with "the great saxophonist and composer" — remain "the elusive" and "the enigmatic." The inside tray card to Shorter's Without a Net, the runaway Best Album winner in this year's NPR Music Jazz Critics P

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:05 am
Wed December 18, 2013

The 2013 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll

Wayne Shorter.
Robert Ashcroft Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 4:09 pm

NPR Music is pleased to present the results of a poll asking well over 100 jazz critics to pick their favorite recordings of 2013.

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The Jazz Countdown Begins on Dec. 29th
3:53 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Your Favorite Music of the Year: The Top 100 Jazz Releases of 2013

Don't miss the annual Top 100 Jazz Countdown on WRTI.

Join us as we take a walk through the wonderful new jazz releases of the year. The Top 100 of 2013 will kick off at 8 pm on Sunday, December 29th with Jeff Duperon, and will run until midnight. J. Michael Harrison will continue the Countdown on Monday and Tuesday night from 9 pm to midnight.

We'll ring in the New Year with your top favorite new jazz releases of the year. So make sure you spend New Year’s Eve with WRTI, and find out this year's top pick!

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: December 16, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Jimmy Amadie - This Can’t Be Love - LIVE FROM THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
1:40 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Fresh Air Remembers Jazz Pianist Jimmy Amadie

Jimmy Amadie.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 2:39 pm

For decades, Jimmy Amadie played solely in his home, heard only by his students when he'd play for them during lessons. His performing career was derailed because of severe hand problems. But later in life, he achieved some fame for his albums — and for the story of what he'd had to overcome to make it possible for him to record. Amadie died of lung cancer on Dec. 10. He was 76.

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: December 9, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Gregory Porter - The "In" Crowd - LIQUID SPIRIT   

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: December 2, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:
1. Gregory Porter - The "In" Crowd - LIQUID SPIRIT   

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: November 25, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Matt Savage - Some Beach Somewhere - BIGGER CELEBRATION  

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From ICON Magazine
11:47 am
Thu November 21, 2013

ICON Suggests: Pianist and Composer John Escreet's SABOTAGE AND CELEBRATION

British pianist and composer John Escreet

Ever since he released his debut recording, Consequences, on Posi-Tone Records in 2008, British pianist John Escreet has persisted in pushing at boundaries. On his subsequent rhythmically adventurous recordings you can hear the influence of avant-pianist Andrew Hill and former teacher Jason Moran, but as beguiling as those recordings were, they were more like really good sketch books with one or two amazing tunes with ideas for days and musician line-ups where everyone, none more so than the pianist, played their ass off.

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