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

February 23, 2013

6:01 AM
I Remember You
Artist : Dave Valentin
Album : World on a String
Label : Telarc
6:06 AM
Pannonica
Artist : Joe Lovano
Album : Joyous Encounter
Label : Blue Note
6:14 AM
I’m Glad There is You
Artist : Eden Atwood
Album : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Label : Concord
6:19 AM
Air Mail Special
Artist : CHRIS FLORY
Album : For All We Know
Label : Concord
6:26 AM
Down-Home Blues
Artist : HERB ELLIS
Album : Down-Home
Label : Justice
6:30 AM
Remember
Artist : Hank Mobley
Album : Soul Station
Label : Blue Note
6:36 AM
Four on Six
Artist : Mimi Fox
Album : Standards, Old & New
Label : Origin
6:42 AM
Through for the Night
Artist : DAN BARRETT & TOM BAKER
Album : Dan Barrett & Tom Baker in Australia
Label : Arbors
6:48 AM
I’m Confessin’
Artist : Bryan Anthony & the Gary Norian Trio
Album : A Night Like This
Label : Mercator
6:52 AM
Rose Room
Artist : CHARLIE SHAVERS
Album : The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan
Label : Bethlehem
6:57 AM
Brown Gold
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : The Discovery Sessions
Label : Savoy
7:01 AM
Swing Gitane
Artist : The Stephane Wrembel Trio
Album : n.a.
Label : n.a.
7:06 AM
Only of a Season
Artist : Ray Vega
Album : East-West Trumpet Summit
Label : Origin
7:12 AM
One Less Bell to Answer
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
7:19 AM
My Buddy
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
7:23 AM
Star Eyes
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Nights of Ballads and Blues
Label : Impulse
7:28 AM
Delaunay’s Dilemma
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : Django
Label : Prestige
7:34 AM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Arturo Sandoval
Album : A Time For Love
Label : Concord
7:40 AM
Chelsea Bridge
Artist : DUTCH JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Album : Something to Live For
Label : Challenge
7:44 AM
Gooden’s Corner
Artist : Ed Cherry
Album : VARIOUS: a Tribute To Grant Green
Label : Evidence
7:53 AM
I Could Write a Book
Artist : DENNIS ROWLAND
Album : Now Dig This!
Label : Concord
7:57 AM
Nana
Artist : Sergio Mendes
Album : The Beat of Brazil
Label : Atlantic
8:01 AM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
8:06 AM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Cookin'
Label : Prestige
8:12 AM
Boogie Woogie Bossa Nova
Artist : Ken Walker Sextet
Album : Terra Firma
Label : n.a.
8:18 AM
Old Devil Moon
Artist : Carmen McRae
Album : Diva
Label : Verve
8:22 AM
Baroness
Artist : Jason Raso
Album : The Red Arrow
Label : Summit
8:28 AM
Black Coffee
Artist : Earl Hines
Album : The Indispensable Earl Hines, Vol 5/6
Label : RCA
8:35 AM
Woody ’n’ You
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : After Hours
Label : Concord
8:41 AM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
8:45 AM
Just in Time
Artist : Adam Schroeder
Album : A Handful of Stars
Label : Capri
8:51 AM
I Want to Be Happy
Artist : Hot Club of Detroit
Album : Night Town
Label : Mack Avenue
8:54 AM
Ani Maamin
Artist : Avishai Cohen
Album : Continuo
Label : Sunnyside
9:01 AM
Come Prima
Artist : Aldo Romano
Album : Canzoni
Label : Enja
9:06 AM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson
Album : Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
9:11 AM
Hornful Soul
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
9:18 AM
Dear Bix
Artist : Dee Bell
Album : Sagacious Grace
Label : Laser
9:22 AM
Another Time
Artist : Sam Pannunzio Trio
Album : Goin' Home
Label : Eastside Jazz
9:27 AM
Angel Eyes
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Groove Brothers
Label : Milestone
9:35 AM
Lament
Artist : Wayne Wallace
Album : To Hear From There
Label : Patois
9:41 AM
Moanin’
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
9:47 AM
Under a Woodstock Moon
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Under a Woodstock Moon
Label : Kokopelli
9:52 AM
Bock to Bock
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
9:57 AM
Don’t Be That Way
Artist : Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
Album : Hot Mallets, Vol. 1
Label : Musical Heritage Society
10:01 AM
Wild Woods
Artist : John Stein
Album : Raising the Roof
Label : Whaling City Sound
10:06 AM
Don’t Take Your Love From Me
Artist : FRANK ROSOLINO
Album : VARIOUS: Special/Hifi/Nocturne OJC Sampler
Label : Specialty
10:13 AM
Count Me In
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
10:17 AM
If Dreams Come True
Artist : Dee Bell
Album : Sagacious Grace
Label : Laser
10:21 AM
Cozy
Artist : Don Braden
Album : The Voice of the Saxophone
Label : BMG
10:27 AM
Tea For Two
Artist : Lester Young & Oscar Peterson
Album : Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
10:37 AM
My Old Flame
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Songs For Lovers
Label : Pacific Jazz
10:43 AM
Heart Song
Artist : MAX LEAKE
Album : Trios
Label : Corona
10:46 AM
Sweet and Lovely
Artist : Lou Donaldson
Album : Lush Life
Label : Blue Note
10:52 AM
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Album : Bringing It Together
Label : LiSem Enterprises
10:56 AM
Blue Monk
Artist : Dr. John
Album : VARIOUS: That's the Way I Feel Now - a Tribute to Thelonious Monk
Label : A & M
11:01 AM
Ask Me Now
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Jazz at the Bistro
Label : Telarc
11:06 AM
Groove Yard
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : The Best of Wes Montgomery
Label : Riverside
11:09 AM
Little B’s Poem
Artist : RENEE ROSNES
Album : Without Words
Label : Blue Note
11:15 AM
Route 66
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
11:19 AM
A Flower is a Lovesome Thing
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
11:24 AM
You Go to My Head
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
11:31 AM
When Joanna Loved Me
Artist : Paul Desmond
Album : Lemme Tell Ya 'bout Desmond
Label : Label M
11:37 AM
Time Has Told Me
Artist : Brad Mehldau
Album : Where Do You Start
Label : Nonesuch
11:46 AM
Such Sweet Thunder (Cleo)
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Such Sweet Thunder
Label : Columbia
11:49 AM
Plenty of Money and You
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Love Songs
Label : The Four Freshmen
11:52 AM
Flight To Russia
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : A Quiet Time
Label : Dreyfus
12:01 PM
I Remember You
Artist : Dave Valentin
Album : World on a String
Label : Telarc
12:06 PM
Pannonica
Artist : Joe Lovano
Album : Joyous Encounter
Label : Blue Note
12:14 PM
I’m Glad There is You
Artist : Eden Atwood
Album : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Label : Concord
12:19 PM
Air Mail Special
Artist : CHRIS FLORY
Album : For All We Know
Label : Concord
12:26 PM
Down-Home Blues
Artist : HERB ELLIS
Album : Down-Home
Label : Justice
12:30 PM
Remember
Artist : Hank Mobley
Album : Soul Station
Label : Blue Note
12:36 PM
Four on Six
Artist : Mimi Fox
Album : Standards, Old & New
Label : Origin
12:42 PM
Through for the Night
Artist : DAN BARRETT & TOM BAKER
Album : Dan Barrett & Tom Baker in Australia
Label : Arbors
12:48 PM
I’m Confessin’
Artist : Bryan Anthony & the Gary Norian Trio
Album : A Night Like This
Label : Mercator
12:52 PM
Rose Room
Artist : CHARLIE SHAVERS
Album : The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan
Label : Bethlehem
12:57 PM
Brown Gold
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : The Discovery Sessions
Label : Savoy
1:01 PM
Swing Gitane
Artist : The Stephane Wrembel Trio
Album : n.a.
Label : n.a.
1:06 PM
Only of a Season
Artist : Ray Vega
Album : East-West Trumpet Summit
Label : Origin
1:12 PM
One Less Bell to Answer
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
1:19 PM
My Buddy
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
1:23 PM
Star Eyes
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Nights of Ballads and Blues
Label : Impulse
1:28 PM
Delaunay’s Dilemma
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : Django
Label : Prestige
1:34 PM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Arturo Sandoval
Album : A Time For Love
Label : Concord
1:40 PM
Chelsea Bridge
Artist : DUTCH JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Album : Something to Live For
Label : Challenge
1:44 PM
Gooden’s Corner
Artist : Ed Cherry
Album : VARIOUS: a Tribute To Grant Green
Label : Evidence
1:53 PM
I Could Write a Book
Artist : DENNIS ROWLAND
Album : Now Dig This!
Label : Concord
1:57 PM
Nana
Artist : Sergio Mendes
Album : The Beat of Brazil
Label : Atlantic
2:01 PM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
2:06 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Cookin'
Label : Prestige
2:12 PM
Boogie Woogie Bossa Nova
Artist : Ken Walker Sextet
Album : Terra Firma
Label : n.a.
2:18 PM
Old Devil Moon
Artist : Carmen McRae
Album : Diva
Label : Verve
2:22 PM
Baroness
Artist : Jason Raso
Album : The Red Arrow
Label : Summit
2:28 PM
Black Coffee
Artist : Earl Hines
Album : The Indispensable Earl Hines, Vol 5/6
Label : RCA
2:35 PM
Woody ’n’ You
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : After Hours
Label : Concord
2:41 PM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
2:45 PM
Just in Time
Artist : Adam Schroeder
Album : A Handful of Stars
Label : Capri
2:51 PM
I Want to Be Happy
Artist : Hot Club of Detroit
Album : Night Town
Label : Mack Avenue
2:54 PM
Ani Maamin
Artist : Avishai Cohen
Album : Continuo
Label : Sunnyside
3:01 PM
Come Prima
Artist : Aldo Romano
Album : Canzoni
Label : Enja
3:06 PM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson
Album : Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
3:11 PM
Hornful Soul
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
3:18 PM
Dear Bix
Artist : Dee Bell
Album : Sagacious Grace
Label : Laser
3:22 PM
Another Time
Artist : Sam Pannunzio Trio
Album : Goin' Home
Label : Eastside Jazz
3:27 PM
Angel Eyes
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Groove Brothers
Label : Milestone
3:35 PM
Lament
Artist : Wayne Wallace
Album : To Hear From There
Label : Patois
3:41 PM
Moanin’
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
3:47 PM
Under a Woodstock Moon
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Under a Woodstock Moon
Label : Kokopelli
3:52 PM
Bock to Bock
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
3:57 PM
Don’t Be That Way
Artist : Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
Album : Hot Mallets, Vol. 1
Label : Musical Heritage Society
4:01 PM
Wild Woods
Artist : John Stein
Album : Raising the Roof
Label : Whaling City Sound
4:06 PM
Don’t Take Your Love From Me
Artist : FRANK ROSOLINO
Album : VARIOUS: Special/Hifi/Nocturne OJC Sampler
Label : Specialty
4:13 PM
Count Me In
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
4:17 PM
If Dreams Come True
Artist : Dee Bell
Album : Sagacious Grace
Label : Laser
4:21 PM
Cozy
Artist : Don Braden
Album : The Voice of the Saxophone
Label : BMG
4:27 PM
Tea For Two
Artist : Lester Young & Oscar Peterson
Album : Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
4:37 PM
My Old Flame
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Songs For Lovers
Label : Pacific Jazz
4:43 PM
Heart Song
Artist : MAX LEAKE
Album : Trios
Label : Corona
4:46 PM
Sweet and Lovely
Artist : Lou Donaldson
Album : Lush Life
Label : Blue Note
4:52 PM
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Album : Bringing It Together
Label : LiSem Enterprises
4:56 PM
Blue Monk
Artist : Dr. John
Album : VARIOUS: That's the Way I Feel Now - a Tribute to Thelonious Monk
Label : A & M
5:01 PM
Ask Me Now
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Jazz at the Bistro
Label : Telarc
5:06 PM
Groove Yard
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : The Best of Wes Montgomery
Label : Riverside
5:09 PM
Little B’s Poem
Artist : RENEE ROSNES
Album : Without Words
Label : Blue Note
5:15 PM
Route 66
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
5:19 PM
A Flower is a Lovesome Thing
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
5:24 PM
You Go to My Head
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
5:31 PM
When Joanna Loved Me
Artist : Paul Desmond
Album : Lemme Tell Ya 'bout Desmond
Label : Label M
5:37 PM
Time Has Told Me
Artist : Brad Mehldau
Album : Where Do You Start
Label : Nonesuch
5:46 PM
Such Sweet Thunder (Cleo)
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Such Sweet Thunder
Label : Columbia
5:49 PM
Plenty of Money and You
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Love Songs
Label : The Four Freshmen
5:52 PM
Flight To Russia
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : A Quiet Time
Label : Dreyfus

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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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