Jazz Through the Day

Monday through Saturday, 6 am to 6 pm

Join us for an exploration of the American treasure we all know as jazz - great sounds from great artists, featuring music by the masters as well as those who are new on the scene.

Your hosts:
John Lasanich: 6 am to 10 am
Chuck Leavens: 10 am to 6 pm
Tony Mowod: 6 pm to 2 am
Chuck Leavens: 2 am to 6 pm

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Playlist

January 29, 2013

10:01 AM
Say Yes Again
Artist : Clipper Anderson
Album : The Road Home
Label : Origin
10:06 AM
The Grinning Song
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Big Stuff
Label : Warner Brothers
10:11 AM
Wonder Why
Artist : JOHNNY GRIFFIN
Album : Do Nothing 'til You Hear From Me
Label : Riverside
10:18 AM
Look For The Silver Lining
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : Home
Label : EmArcy
10:22 AM
Beija Flor
Artist : MATT WILSON
Album : Arts and Crafts
Label : Palmetto
10:27 AM
Born to be Blue
Artist : Bobby Timmons
Album : Moanin' Blues
Label : Prestige
10:33 AM
Show Me
Artist : Jack Wilkins
Album : Until It's Time
Label : Maxjazz
10:39 AM
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Midnight Blue
Label : Blue Note
10:44 AM
Sneak Preview
Artist : Jessica Williams
Album : Jessica's Blues
Label : Jazz Focus
10:50 AM
Something Happens to Me
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Rio De Janeiro Blue
Label : Telarc
10:54 AM
Uncle James
Artist : Christian McBride
Album : Kind of Brown
Label : Mack Avenue
11:01 AM
Five Planets in Leo
Artist : BREW MOORE
Album : The Brew Moore Quintet
Label : Fantasy
11:06 AM
Wendy
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
11:10 AM
Night and Day
Artist : Mark Isham + Kate Ceberano
Album : Bittersweet
Label : Earle-Tones
11:17 AM
Broke in the Morning
Artist : Hailey-Zukoski Trio
Album : An Old Sweet Song
Label : Sea Breeze
11:21 AM
Intimate Interlude
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Intimate Ellington
Label : Pablo
11:26 AM
Syndrome
Artist : Ellis Marsalis
Album : Ellis Marsalis Trio
Label : Blue Note
11:32 AM
Emperor Jones
Artist : Joe Lovano
Album : Symphonica
Label : Blue Note
11:38 AM
Bags’ Groove
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : European Concert
Label : Label M
11:44 AM
On the Alamo
Artist : JON-ERIK KELLSO
Album : Chapter 2 - the Plot Thickens
Label : Arbors
11:49 AM
Love Letters
Artist : Etta James
Album : Blue Gardenia
Label : Private
11:53 AM
Black Orpheus
Artist : Tony Guerrero
Album : Blue Room
Label : Charleston Square
12:01 PM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
12:06 PM
I Love You Samantha
Artist : Fraser Macpherson
Album : Honey & Spice
Label : Justin Time
12:12 PM
M.R.’s 12 Bars
Artist : Martin Sasse
Album : Close Encounter
Label : Nagel Heyer
12:18 PM
With a Song in My Heart
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : With a Song in My Heart
Label : Telarc
12:22 PM
Speedliner
Artist : ILLINOIS JACQUET
Album : Flying Home: Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
12:26 PM
Wonderland
Artist : Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Album : Where or When
Label : Owl
12:33 PM
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
Artist : Wayne Shorter
Album : Speak No Evil
Label : Blue Note
12:39 PM
Dance Cadaverous
Artist : Mike Longo
Album : Sting Like a Bee
Label : CAP
12:47 PM
Old Country
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : The Grand Encounter
Label : Blue Note
12:52 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hart
Label : Prestige
12:57 PM
I’m in the Mood For Love
Artist : James Moody
Album : James Moody & the Swedish All-Stars: Greatest Hits
Label : Prestige
1:01 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart/Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
1:06 PM
Geshem
Artist : ISSI ROZEN
Album : Dark Beauty
Label : New Step
1:11 PM
Moonglow
Artist : Jeremy Davenport
Album : Maybe in a Dream
Label : Telarc
1:17 PM
All Too Soon
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
1:21 PM
Just in Time
Artist : Adam Schroeder
Album : A Handful of Stars
Label : Capri
1:26 PM
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : In New York
Label : OJC
1:33 PM
Through for the Night
Artist : DAN BARRETT & TOM BAKER
Album : Dan Barrett & Tom Baker in Australia
Label : Arbors
1:39 PM
Strictly Confidential
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
1:43 PM
Lady’s Blues
Artist : CLAIRE DALY
Album : Swing Low
Label : Koch
1:49 PM
My How the Time Goes By
Artist : Jackie Ryan
Album : DOOZY
Label : OpenArt
1:54 PM
Lid Flippin’
Artist : JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH
Album : VARIOUS: Kickin' the 3/The Best of Organ Trio Jazz
Label : Shanachie
2:01 PM
Say Yes Again
Artist : Clipper Anderson
Album : The Road Home
Label : Origin
2:06 PM
The Grinning Song
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Big Stuff
Label : Warner Brothers
2:11 PM
Wonder Why
Artist : JOHNNY GRIFFIN
Album : Do Nothing 'til You Hear From Me
Label : Riverside
2:18 PM
Look For The Silver Lining
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : Home
Label : EmArcy
2:22 PM
Beija Flor
Artist : MATT WILSON
Album : Arts and Crafts
Label : Palmetto
2:27 PM
Born to be Blue
Artist : Bobby Timmons
Album : Moanin' Blues
Label : Prestige
2:33 PM
Show Me
Artist : Jack Wilkins
Album : Until It's Time
Label : Maxjazz
2:39 PM
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Midnight Blue
Label : Blue Note
2:44 PM
Sneak Preview
Artist : Jessica Williams
Album : Jessica's Blues
Label : Jazz Focus
2:50 PM
Something Happens to Me
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Rio De Janeiro Blue
Label : Telarc
2:54 PM
Uncle James
Artist : Christian McBride
Album : Kind of Brown
Label : Mack Avenue
3:01 PM
Five Planets in Leo
Artist : BREW MOORE
Album : The Brew Moore Quintet
Label : Fantasy
3:06 PM
Wendy
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
3:10 PM
Night and Day
Artist : Mark Isham + Kate Ceberano
Album : Bittersweet
Label : Earle-Tones
3:17 PM
Broke in the Morning
Artist : Hailey-Zukoski Trio
Album : An Old Sweet Song
Label : Sea Breeze
3:21 PM
Intimate Interlude
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Intimate Ellington
Label : Pablo
3:26 PM
Syndrome
Artist : Ellis Marsalis
Album : Ellis Marsalis Trio
Label : Blue Note
3:32 PM
Emperor Jones
Artist : Joe Lovano
Album : Symphonica
Label : Blue Note
3:38 PM
Bags’ Groove
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : European Concert
Label : Label M
3:44 PM
On the Alamo
Artist : JON-ERIK KELLSO
Album : Chapter 2 - the Plot Thickens
Label : Arbors
3:49 PM
Love Letters
Artist : Etta James
Album : Blue Gardenia
Label : Private
3:53 PM
Black Orpheus
Artist : Tony Guerrero
Album : Blue Room
Label : Charleston Square
4:01 PM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
4:06 PM
I Love You Samantha
Artist : Fraser Macpherson
Album : Honey & Spice
Label : Justin Time
4:12 PM
M.R.’s 12 Bars
Artist : Martin Sasse
Album : Close Encounter
Label : Nagel Heyer
4:18 PM
With a Song in My Heart
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : With a Song in My Heart
Label : Telarc
4:22 PM
Speedliner
Artist : ILLINOIS JACQUET
Album : Flying Home: Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
4:26 PM
Wonderland
Artist : Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Album : Where or When
Label : Owl
4:33 PM
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
Artist : Wayne Shorter
Album : Speak No Evil
Label : Blue Note
4:39 PM
Dance Cadaverous
Artist : Mike Longo
Album : Sting Like a Bee
Label : CAP
4:47 PM
Old Country
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : The Grand Encounter
Label : Blue Note
4:52 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hart
Label : Prestige
4:57 PM
I’m in the Mood For Love
Artist : James Moody
Album : James Moody & the Swedish All-Stars: Greatest Hits
Label : Prestige
5:01 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart/Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
5:06 PM
Geshem
Artist : ISSI ROZEN
Album : Dark Beauty
Label : New Step
5:11 PM
Moonglow
Artist : Jeremy Davenport
Album : Maybe in a Dream
Label : Telarc
5:17 PM
All Too Soon
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
5:21 PM
Just in Time
Artist : Adam Schroeder
Album : A Handful of Stars
Label : Capri
5:26 PM
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : In New York
Label : OJC
5:33 PM
Through for the Night
Artist : DAN BARRETT & TOM BAKER
Album : Dan Barrett & Tom Baker in Australia
Label : Arbors
5:39 PM
Strictly Confidential
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
5:43 PM
Lady’s Blues
Artist : CLAIRE DALY
Album : Swing Low
Label : Koch
5:49 PM
My How the Time Goes By
Artist : Jackie Ryan
Album : DOOZY
Label : OpenArt
5:54 PM
Lid Flippin’
Artist : JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH
Album : VARIOUS: Kickin' the 3/The Best of Organ Trio Jazz
Label : Shanachie

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CD Selections
4:35 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

June Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Here's Nick Bewsey from ICON Magazine with a bunch of great jazz CDs to tell you about.

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J. Michael Harrison's The Bridge
12:09 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

A Doctor, An Aussie, and The Bad Plus on The Bridge: June 27 at 10 PM

The Bad Plus

Tune in to The Bridge on Friday, June 27th at 10 pm to hear a jam-packed night of great music and interesting conversation.  

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
6:19 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

Bobby Hutcherson's Good Vibes For Fiery Times

Bobby Hutcherson's new album on Blue Note Records is Enjoy The View.
Scott Chernis Courtesy of the artist

The vibraphone is a special instrument. That spooky, smoky, sparkling sound — there's nothing like it. And there's nothing like hearing the vibes played by Bobby Hutcherson.

Hutcherson has covered a lot of ground on his instrument. In the 1950s he was already playing professional gigs, as a teenager. In the '60s, he was a leading light of jazz's avant garde, breaking new ground on some of the most revered LPs issued by Blue Note Records.

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WRTI Spotlight
2:18 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Jazz Pianist and Hard Bop Composer Horace Silver Dies at 85

One of my favorite Horace Silver albums

When I first heard Horace Silver play piano, I said to myself, "this fellow must have been groomed in the African America church." Not quite...but somewhat close: his mother was of Irish-African descent, and did sing in church; and his father was of Afro-Portuguese heritage.

One could detect in his unique, straight-ahead jazz style, gospel, blues, soul and funk - well before the latter adjective found its way into the music lexicon. 

Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers: Doodlin'

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WRTI Spotlight
1:22 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

BP Remembers Jazz Vocalist Jimmy Scott

Jimmy Scott

The music world - and the world at large - lost a very fine singer of standard popular songs last week when Jimmy Scott died on June 12th at age 88.

It’s surprising that the name Jimmy Scott was unknown to a good number of folks. But to those familiar with his work and his way with a song, he was a legend...and some of those who favored his work, were and are, legends in their own right: Nancy Wilson, Ray Charles, and Billie Holiday, to name a few, sang his praises. The standard pop and jazz cognoscente, knew Jimmy Scott!

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
8:36 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Take 75: Great Solos In Blue Note Records History

Clifford Brown turned in a number of fine solos playing with bandleader Art Blakey in 1954.
Francis Wolff Courtesy of Blue Note Records

Originally published on Thu May 29, 2014 3:55 pm

Blue Note Records has been many things over the course of its 75 years: a label responsible for blinding jazz innovations, a home for the titans of hard bop and soul jazz, a place for smart, sly, jazz-inflected pop creations.

One constant running throughout its history is improvisation. Its records have showcased jazz soloing in every possible mood and temperament. Its artists, both the jazz legends and those journeymen who are little regarded today, have helped shape the ever-evolving notion of what a solo is and what it can be.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:06 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Cause For Celebration: The Iconic Blue Note Records At 75

Drummer Art Blakey, who recorded for Blue Note from 1954 to 1965, in the studio.
Francis Wolff Blue Note Records

Originally published on Wed May 28, 2014 11:48 pm

Blue Note Records is the kind of record label that people like to call "storied" — so celebrated and impactful that no one narrative can capture its essence. From swing to bebop and hard bop, through fusion and the avant-garde, Blue Note has been telling the story of jazz in the grooves of its records since 1939 — and for its 75th anniversary, it's releasing remastered vinyl editions of some gems from its catalog. But the real legacy of the label is too big to capture on disc.

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Creatively Speaking
8:14 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Jazz Guitarist And Vocalist Jimi Odell: The Music Is You

Jimi Odell at home

A musician’s understanding of his artistry often deepens over time. WRTI’s Meridee Duddleston gets a perspective from a jazz man who’s performed for over a half century. Guitarist and vocalist Jimi Odell has been called one of Philadelphia’s best-kept secrets. And even though he wasn’t born here, local jazz buffs proudly claim him as their own. Now in his '80s, Odell bought himself a guitar and an instruction book when he was 19. Looking back he says it’s not an easy instrument to master.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:27 am
Sat May 24, 2014

Asleep In Dress Blues: Music For Memorial Day

A lone bugler plays "Taps" during a burial service at Arlington National Cemetery.
Win McNamee Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 26, 2014 8:52 am

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A Big Band Celebration!
2:03 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

WRTI's Big Band Kick-Off to Summer on Memorial Day Weekend!

The Airmen of Note

Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer, but was established to honor fallen troops who gave their lives for our country. Join WRTI as we honor both aspects of this holiday weekend. We'll provide the perfect music to fuel your holiday barbeque all weekend long, featuring a type of jazz that - historically - goes hand-in hand with patriotism – Big Band!

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