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

Composer ID: 
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Playlist

February 14, 2013

10:01 AM
The Brilliant Corners of Thelonious’ Jumpin’ Jeep
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
10:06 AM
You’re All the World to Me
Artist : WARREN VACHE
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Arbors
10:10 AM
Scratchin’ in the Gravel
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Music of Mary Lou Williams
Label : Concord
10:16 AM
Be My Baby
Artist : MICHELLE WALKER
Album : Slow Down
Label : Michelle Walker
10:20 AM
Bud’s Beautiful
Artist : ANDY LAVERNE TRIO
Album : Bud's Beautiful
Label : Steeplechase
10:26 AM
Naima
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Monk, Trane, Miles & Me
Label : Highnote
10:33 AM
Blue Moon
Artist : Houston Person
Album : My Romance
Label : Savant
10:39 AM
Count Me In
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
10:42 AM
Tin Tin Deo
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
10:47 AM
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : 'Round Midnight
Label : Concord
10:54 AM
Stablemates
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
Label : Prestige
11:01 AM
Here’s That Rainy Day
Artist : PAPA JOHN DEFRANCESCO
Album : Doodlin'
Label : Muse
11:06 AM
Easy to Love
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Hillsboro
11:11 AM
You Go Your Way
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : I Wish I Were Twins
Label : Pablo
11:20 AM
Azure-Te
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : P.S. Mr. Cole
Label : RCA
11:24 AM
Melancholy Serenade
Artist : Jay Patten & the Swing Noir Orchestra
Album : All in Blue Time
Label : Maximus
11:27 AM
A Lullaby of Itsugo Village
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
11:37 AM
There’s Blues Everywhere
Artist : Alvin Queen
Album : I Ain't Looking at You
Label : Enja/Justin Time
11:43 AM
I Concentrate on You
Artist : Skip Wilkins Trio
Album : I Concentrate on You
Label : Dreambox Media
11:48 AM
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Artist : Mary Stallings & Cal Tjader
Album : Cal Tjader Plays / Mary Stallings Sings
Label : Fantasy
11:52 AM
Some Other Sunset
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Waiting For Spring
Label : GRP
11:57 AM
Primavera
Artist : Sergio Mendes
Album : The Swinger From Rio
Label : Atlantic
12:01 PM
Wahoo
Artist : Charlie Haden Quartet West
Album : Sophisticated Ladies
Label : EmArcy
12:06 PM
Bunny
Artist : Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges
Album : Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges
Label : Verve
12:12 PM
Caminhos Cruzados
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
12:18 PM
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Artist : Shirley Scott
Album : Soul Sister
Label : Prestige
12:22 PM
Linus & Lucy
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Fantasy
12:25 PM
Con Alma
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Dizzy's Diamonds - Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
12:32 PM
Estate
Artist : Dominick Farinacci
Album : Lovers, Tales and Dancers
Label : Koch
12:38 PM
Harlequin
Artist : MAX LEAKE
Album : Trios
Label : Corona
12:42 PM
Muchacho
Artist : NAT SIMPKINS
Album : Spare Ribs
Label : Bluejay
12:48 PM
Don’t Fence Me In
Artist : PAULA WEST
Album : Restless
Label : Noir
12:52 PM
What Wondrous Love is This!
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : Appassionata
Label : Narada Jazz
1:01 PM
Stranger in Paradise
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
1:06 PM
Skating in Central Park
Artist : Yoshiaki Masuo
Album : Are You Happy Now
Label : Sunnyside
1:11 PM
Hip Hat Blues
Artist : Clark Terry
Album : Shades of Blues
Label : Challenge
1:17 PM
The More I See You
Artist : Christian McBride Big Band
Album : The Good Feeling
Label : Mack Avenue
1:21 PM
Blue Star
Artist : Benny Carter
Album : Further Definitions
Label : Impulse
1:26 PM
Bits and Pieces
Artist : Clarence ’Gatemouth’ Brown
Album : Gate Swings
Label : Verve
1:33 PM
If I Could
Artist : ROY HARGROVE
Album : Moment To Moment
Label : Verve
1:39 PM
Poinciana
Artist : John Autin
Album : Piano Town
Label : Rabadash
1:44 PM
Blue Monk
Artist : Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane
Album : Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
Label : Blue Note
1:50 PM
Chased Out
Artist : Claire Martin
Album : Every Now and Then: the Very Best of Claire Martin
Label : Linn
1:55 PM
Oh! Look At Me Now
Artist : Waverly Seven
Album : Yo! Bobby
Label : Anzic
2:01 PM
The Brilliant Corners of Thelonious’ Jumpin’ Jeep
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
2:06 PM
You’re All the World to Me
Artist : WARREN VACHE
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Arbors
2:10 PM
Scratchin’ in the Gravel
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Music of Mary Lou Williams
Label : Concord
2:16 PM
Be My Baby
Artist : MICHELLE WALKER
Album : Slow Down
Label : Michelle Walker
2:20 PM
Bud’s Beautiful
Artist : ANDY LAVERNE TRIO
Album : Bud's Beautiful
Label : Steeplechase
2:26 PM
Naima
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Monk, Trane, Miles & Me
Label : Highnote
2:33 PM
Blue Moon
Artist : Houston Person
Album : My Romance
Label : Savant
2:39 PM
Count Me In
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
2:42 PM
Tin Tin Deo
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
2:47 PM
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : 'Round Midnight
Label : Concord
2:54 PM
Stablemates
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
Label : Prestige
3:01 PM
Here’s That Rainy Day
Artist : PAPA JOHN DEFRANCESCO
Album : Doodlin'
Label : Muse
3:06 PM
Easy to Love
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Hillsboro
3:11 PM
You Go Your Way
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : I Wish I Were Twins
Label : Pablo
3:20 PM
Azure-Te
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : P.S. Mr. Cole
Label : RCA
3:24 PM
Melancholy Serenade
Artist : Jay Patten & the Swing Noir Orchestra
Album : All in Blue Time
Label : Maximus
3:27 PM
A Lullaby of Itsugo Village
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
3:37 PM
There’s Blues Everywhere
Artist : Alvin Queen
Album : I Ain't Looking at You
Label : Enja/Justin Time
3:43 PM
I Concentrate on You
Artist : Skip Wilkins Trio
Album : I Concentrate on You
Label : Dreambox Media
3:48 PM
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Artist : Mary Stallings & Cal Tjader
Album : Cal Tjader Plays / Mary Stallings Sings
Label : Fantasy
3:52 PM
Some Other Sunset
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Waiting For Spring
Label : GRP
3:57 PM
Primavera
Artist : Sergio Mendes
Album : The Swinger From Rio
Label : Atlantic
4:01 PM
Wahoo
Artist : Charlie Haden Quartet West
Album : Sophisticated Ladies
Label : EmArcy
4:06 PM
Bunny
Artist : Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges
Album : Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges
Label : Verve
4:12 PM
Caminhos Cruzados
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
4:18 PM
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Artist : Shirley Scott
Album : Soul Sister
Label : Prestige
4:22 PM
Linus & Lucy
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Fantasy
4:25 PM
Con Alma
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Dizzy's Diamonds - Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
4:32 PM
Estate
Artist : Dominick Farinacci
Album : Lovers, Tales and Dancers
Label : Koch
4:38 PM
Harlequin
Artist : MAX LEAKE
Album : Trios
Label : Corona
4:42 PM
Muchacho
Artist : NAT SIMPKINS
Album : Spare Ribs
Label : Bluejay
4:48 PM
Don’t Fence Me In
Artist : PAULA WEST
Album : Restless
Label : Noir
4:52 PM
What Wondrous Love is This!
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : Appassionata
Label : Narada Jazz
5:01 PM
Stranger in Paradise
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
5:06 PM
Skating in Central Park
Artist : Yoshiaki Masuo
Album : Are You Happy Now
Label : Sunnyside
5:11 PM
Hip Hat Blues
Artist : Clark Terry
Album : Shades of Blues
Label : Challenge
5:17 PM
The More I See You
Artist : Christian McBride Big Band
Album : The Good Feeling
Label : Mack Avenue
5:21 PM
Blue Star
Artist : Benny Carter
Album : Further Definitions
Label : Impulse
5:26 PM
Bits and Pieces
Artist : Clarence ’Gatemouth’ Brown
Album : Gate Swings
Label : Verve
5:33 PM
If I Could
Artist : ROY HARGROVE
Album : Moment To Moment
Label : Verve
5:39 PM
Poinciana
Artist : John Autin
Album : Piano Town
Label : Rabadash
5:44 PM
Blue Monk
Artist : Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane
Album : Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane at Carnegie Hall
Label : Blue Note
5:50 PM
Chased Out
Artist : Claire Martin
Album : Every Now and Then: the Very Best of Claire Martin
Label : Linn
5:55 PM
Oh! Look At Me Now
Artist : Waverly Seven
Album : Yo! Bobby
Label : Anzic

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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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Michael Ochs Archives Getty Images

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

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Tue May 20, 2014

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4:35 pm
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Jazz singer Shirley Horn (1934-2005)

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2:54 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Bob Perkins’ Jazz Library: Memories of Saxophonist Hank Mobley

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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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Tue April 22, 2014

The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

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3:12 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

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Courtesy of JPI

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