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 10, 2013

10:01 AM
In Between Moods
Artist : Tony Foster
Album : In Between Moods
Label : Tony Foster Music
10:06 AM
My Main Man
Artist : Sonny Stitt & Bennie Green
Album : VARIOUS: History of Chess Jazz
Label : Chess
10:12 AM
Cathlamet
Artist : Hadley Caliman
Album : Straight Ahead
Label : Origin
10:18 AM
I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Genius + Soul = Jazz/My Kind of Jazz
Label : Rhino
10:22 AM
I’ll Be Around
Artist : George Shearing
Album : Jazz Masters 57
Label : Verve
10:25 AM
Louise
Artist : LESTER YOUNG & TEDDY WILSON
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : n.a.
10:32 AM
Last Night at Danceland
Artist : Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Album : Live
Label : PRA
10:38 AM
Tonite I Shall Sleep With a Smile on My Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Radio City
Label : Concord
10:42 AM
Stepping Stones
Artist : JOHN STEIN
Album : Conversation Pieces
Label : Jardis
10:48 AM
While We’re Young
Artist : Rick Holland/Evan Dobbins Little Big Band
Album : Trilby
Label : Holland/Dobbins
10:55 AM
Beautiful Love
Artist : Dave Anderson Quartet
Album : Clarity
Label : Pony Boy
11:01 AM
Chitlins Con Carne
Artist : Calvin Keys
Album : An Evening With Calvin Keys
Label : Lifeforcejazz
11:06 AM
I Wish I Knew
Artist : JANE JARVIS
Album : Atlantic-Pacific
Label : Arbors
11:11 AM
Out of Nowhere
Artist : Clark Terry
Album : Intimate Stories
Label : Challenge
11:19 AM
Kansas City
Artist : Chris Connor
Album : Warm Cool
Label : 32 Jazz
11:23 AM
Lover, Come Back to Me
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Music Keeps Us Young
Label : Arkadia Jazz
11:28 AM
Benji
Artist : George Kahn
Album : Secrets from the Jazz Ghetto
Label : Playing Records
11:36 AM
Soft Winds
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
11:42 AM
The Route
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Jazz Profile
Label : Blue Note
11:47 AM
After You’ve Gone
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : from Nicole Yarling: Joe Williams Presents Nicole Yarling
Label : MCG
11:52 AM
Prelude in E Minor
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Night Lights
Label : Verve
11:57 AM
There’s a Small Hotel
Artist : Stan Getz
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hart
Label : Prestige
12:01 PM
Bright Colors
Artist : Chip White
Album : Personal Dedications & Percussive Tributes
Label : Dark Colors
12:06 PM
Four Brothers
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
12:11 PM
Koolbonga
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Music of Mary Lou Williams
Label : Concord
12:17 PM
The More I See You
Artist : Christian McBride Big Band
Album : The Good Feeling
Label : Mack Avenue
12:21 PM
It All Depends on You
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
12:25 PM
Royal Garden Blues
Artist : Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges
Album : Play the Blues Back To Back
Label : Verve
12:32 PM
It’s All in the Game
Artist : Eric Alexander
Album : It's All in the Game
Label : HighNote
12:38 PM
Two-Finger Boogie Shuffle
Artist : Terry Gibbs
Album : From Me to You: a Tribute to Lionel Hampton
Label : Mack Avenue
12:41 PM
Good Times
Artist : Mike LeDonne
Album : FiveLive
Label : Savant
12:49 PM
Noticing the Moment
Artist : New York Voices
Album : A Day Like This
Label : MCG Jazz
12:54 PM
Hamilton Honeymoon
Artist : Gerry Beaudoin
Album : The Return
Label : Francesca
1:01 PM
Honeybone
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Triple Play
Label : MaxJazz
1:06 PM
Moonglow
Artist : Don Braden
Album : Organic
Label : Epicure
1:11 PM
Seven Come Eleven
Artist : Benny Goodman & Charlie Christian
Album : From CHARLIE CHRISTIAN: the Original Guitar Hero
Label : Columbia
1:15 PM
Azure-Te
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : P.S. Mr. Cole
Label : RCA
1:19 PM
Virgo
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : Ballads. Searching For Peace.
Label : The Jazz Hut
1:28 PM
The Look of Love
Artist : Larry Goldings & Harry Allen
Album : When Larry Met Harry
Label : Caf¿ Society
1:32 PM
Yesterdays
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Shining Hour
Label : Muse
1:38 PM
Central Park West
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane's Sound
Label : Atlantic
1:43 PM
Ecaroh
Artist : JON MAYER
Album : The Classics
Label : Reservoir
1:48 PM
When My Man Comes Home
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
1:53 PM
Throwing Roses
Artist : MILO PETERSEN & THE JAZZ DISCIPLES
Album : Milo Petersen & the Jazz Disciples
Label : Passage
2:01 PM
In Between Moods
Artist : Tony Foster
Album : In Between Moods
Label : Tony Foster Music
2:06 PM
My Main Man
Artist : Sonny Stitt & Bennie Green
Album : VARIOUS: History of Chess Jazz
Label : Chess
2:12 PM
Cathlamet
Artist : Hadley Caliman
Album : Straight Ahead
Label : Origin
2:18 PM
I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Genius + Soul = Jazz/My Kind of Jazz
Label : Rhino
2:22 PM
I’ll Be Around
Artist : George Shearing
Album : Jazz Masters 57
Label : Verve
2:25 PM
Louise
Artist : LESTER YOUNG & TEDDY WILSON
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : n.a.
2:32 PM
Last Night at Danceland
Artist : Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Album : Live
Label : PRA
2:38 PM
Tonite I Shall Sleep With a Smile on My Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Radio City
Label : Concord
2:42 PM
Stepping Stones
Artist : JOHN STEIN
Album : Conversation Pieces
Label : Jardis
2:48 PM
While We’re Young
Artist : Rick Holland/Evan Dobbins Little Big Band
Album : Trilby
Label : Holland/Dobbins
2:55 PM
Beautiful Love
Artist : Dave Anderson Quartet
Album : Clarity
Label : Pony Boy
3:01 PM
Chitlins Con Carne
Artist : Calvin Keys
Album : An Evening With Calvin Keys
Label : Lifeforcejazz
3:06 PM
I Wish I Knew
Artist : JANE JARVIS
Album : Atlantic-Pacific
Label : Arbors
3:11 PM
Out of Nowhere
Artist : Clark Terry
Album : Intimate Stories
Label : Challenge
3:19 PM
Kansas City
Artist : Chris Connor
Album : Warm Cool
Label : 32 Jazz
3:23 PM
Lover, Come Back to Me
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Music Keeps Us Young
Label : Arkadia Jazz
3:28 PM
Benji
Artist : George Kahn
Album : Secrets from the Jazz Ghetto
Label : Playing Records
3:36 PM
Soft Winds
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
3:42 PM
The Route
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Jazz Profile
Label : Blue Note
3:47 PM
After You’ve Gone
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : from Nicole Yarling: Joe Williams Presents Nicole Yarling
Label : MCG
3:52 PM
Prelude in E Minor
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Night Lights
Label : Verve
3:57 PM
There’s a Small Hotel
Artist : Stan Getz
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hart
Label : Prestige
4:01 PM
Bright Colors
Artist : Chip White
Album : Personal Dedications & Percussive Tributes
Label : Dark Colors
4:06 PM
Four Brothers
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
4:11 PM
Koolbonga
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Music of Mary Lou Williams
Label : Concord
4:17 PM
The More I See You
Artist : Christian McBride Big Band
Album : The Good Feeling
Label : Mack Avenue
4:21 PM
It All Depends on You
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
4:25 PM
Royal Garden Blues
Artist : Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges
Album : Play the Blues Back To Back
Label : Verve
4:32 PM
It’s All in the Game
Artist : Eric Alexander
Album : It's All in the Game
Label : HighNote
4:38 PM
Two-Finger Boogie Shuffle
Artist : Terry Gibbs
Album : From Me to You: a Tribute to Lionel Hampton
Label : Mack Avenue
4:41 PM
Good Times
Artist : Mike LeDonne
Album : FiveLive
Label : Savant
4:49 PM
Noticing the Moment
Artist : New York Voices
Album : A Day Like This
Label : MCG Jazz
4:54 PM
Hamilton Honeymoon
Artist : Gerry Beaudoin
Album : The Return
Label : Francesca
5:01 PM
Honeybone
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Triple Play
Label : MaxJazz
5:06 PM
Moonglow
Artist : Don Braden
Album : Organic
Label : Epicure
5:11 PM
Seven Come Eleven
Artist : Benny Goodman & Charlie Christian
Album : From CHARLIE CHRISTIAN: the Original Guitar Hero
Label : Columbia
5:15 PM
Azure-Te
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : P.S. Mr. Cole
Label : RCA
5:19 PM
Virgo
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : Ballads. Searching For Peace.
Label : The Jazz Hut
5:28 PM
The Look of Love
Artist : Larry Goldings & Harry Allen
Album : When Larry Met Harry
Label : Caf¿ Society
5:32 PM
Yesterdays
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Shining Hour
Label : Muse
5:38 PM
Central Park West
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane's Sound
Label : Atlantic
5:43 PM
Ecaroh
Artist : JON MAYER
Album : The Classics
Label : Reservoir
5:48 PM
When My Man Comes Home
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
5:53 PM
Throwing Roses
Artist : MILO PETERSEN & THE JAZZ DISCIPLES
Album : Milo Petersen & the Jazz Disciples
Label : Passage

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Thu May 22, 2014

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Composer, arranger, and pianist Billy Strathorn is best known for his 30-year collaboration with Duke Ellington. His compositions include "Take the "A" Train," "Chelsea Bridge," and "Lush Life."

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3:28 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100

"In my music I speak of unknown things, impossible things, ancient things, potential things," Sun Ra said in a 1980 documentary. May 22, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the composer and bandleader's birth.
Michael Ochs Archives Getty Images

Originally published on Thu May 22, 2014 9:18 am

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4:17 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

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4:35 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

The Legacy of Jazz Singer Shirley Horn

Jazz singer Shirley Horn (1934-2005)

Born this month in 1934, Shirley Horn studied classical music before turning to jazz in the 1950s. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, Horn became known for her distinctive singing, which she did most often from the keyboard.

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2:54 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Bob Perkins’ Jazz Library: Memories of Saxophonist Hank Mobley

I don’t recall hearing much about Hank Mobley, until he recorded a certain record album in 1963. But, this was my fault for not listening closely enough to Philly’s all-jazz radio station that prevailed at the time. The station must have played Mobley often, because he was a hot jazz commodity about that time.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:18 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Sonny Rollins: 'You Can't Think And Play At The Same Time'

"Jazz improvisation is supposed to be the highest form of communication," Sonny Rollins says, "and getting that to the people is our job as musicians."
John Abbott Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat May 3, 2014 6:27 pm

When you consider that critics have been writing about him for over 60 years, it can seem as if there's nothing left to say about Sonny Rollins. But there is – because over the decades, the "Saxophone Colossus" has never stopped growing or adding to his sound.

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A Snapshot of Ella
6:39 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Ella Fitzgerald: Some Stories about the Queen of Jazz on Her Birthday!

Jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald (1917 to 1996)

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5:39 am
Wed April 23, 2014

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Creatively Speaking
9:03 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald recorded more than 200 albums in her lifetime.

The great Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25th, 1917, and died in 1996; she would have turned 98 next week. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, "The Queen of Jazz" - also called "The First Lady of Song," left a lasting legacy on American song and jazz.

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3:12 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

The late virtuoso bassist Jaco Pastorius enjoyed only a relatively brief career, but was influential to musicians across genres.
Courtesy of JPI

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