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

March 12, 2013

10:01 AM
(With You It Was So Beautiful)
Artist : JIMMY ROSENBERG
Album : VARIOUS: Django Reinhardt NY Festival - Live at Birdland
Label : Atlantic
10:06 AM
Manitoba Minuet
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : Trail of Dreams - a Canadian Suite
Label : Telarc
10:11 AM
Ruby, My Dear
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
10:18 AM
Straight No Chaser
Artist : Scott Cossu
Album : Jazz, Boogie & D¿ja Blues
Label : Summit
10:22 AM
My Reverie
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
10:28 AM
Little Butterfly (Pannonica)
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Talk of the Town
Label : Telarc
10:34 AM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Arturo Sandoval
Album : A Time For Love
Label : Concord
10:40 AM
Jitterbug Waltz
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Album : Bringing It Together
Label : LiSem Enterprises
10:44 AM
Joy Spring
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
10:50 AM
Route 66
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
10:54 AM
Inspiracao
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
11:01 AM
On Wings of the Spirit
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Blue Muse
Label : Concord
11:06 AM
Sail Away
Artist : PAUL BROWN QUARTET
Album : Meets the Three Tenors
Label : Brownstone
11:11 AM
When Love is Looking Your Way
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : This is the Life
Label : Muse
11:18 AM
Broke in the Morning
Artist : Hailey-Zukoski Trio
Album : An Old Sweet Song
Label : Sea Breeze
11:22 AM
Someday
Artist : Dave Bass Quartet
Album : Gone
Label : Dave Bass Music
11:28 AM
Bags’ Groove
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : European Concert
Label : Label M
11:35 AM
Light in the Dark
Artist : Roditi/Ignaztek/Rassinfosse
Album : Light In the Dark
Label : n.a.
11:41 AM
A Bun Dance
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
11:45 AM
Betty the Baptist
Artist : SHERMAN IRBY
Album : Full Circle .
Label : Blue Note
11:50 AM
Watch What Happens
Artist : Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Album : Where or When
Label : Owl
11:55 AM
There’s a Small Hotel
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Person-Ified
Label : Highnote
12:01 PM
Born to be Blue
Artist : IKE QUEBEC
Album : Ballads
Label : Blue Note
12:06 PM
Meditation
Artist : ROSEMARY CLOONEY
Album : VARIOUS: An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook
Label : Concord
12:11 PM
Blessed Assurance
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Spirit
Label : Jazz Legacy
12:17 PM
Seas of Slumber
Artist : Chris Washburne
Album : Fields of Moons
Label : Jazzheads
12:21 PM
These Foolish Things
Artist : HARRY ALLEN
Album : Harry Allen Meets the John Pizzarelli Trio
Label : BMG/RCA
12:27 PM
On a Clear Day
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
12:35 PM
On the Street Where You Live
Artist : Tamir Hendelman
Album : Destinations
Label : Resonance
12:41 PM
Rock Skippin’
Artist : Jeff Rupert
Album : From Memphis to Mobile
Label : Random Act
12:46 PM
Rhyme of Spring
Artist : MEREDITH D’AMBROSIO
Album : Love is For the Birds
Label : Sunnyside
12:51 PM
Rose Room
Artist : CHARLIE SHAVERS
Album : The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan
Label : Bethlehem
12:57 PM
Tickle Toe
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : The Discovery Sessions
Label : Savoy
1:01 PM
Tonite I Shall Sleep With a Smile on My Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Radio City
Label : Concord
1:06 PM
2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West
Artist : BILL PERKINS
Album : VARIOUS: the West Coast Jazz Box
Label : Contemporary
1:12 PM
One Less Bell to Answer
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
1:19 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
1:23 PM
One For Kirk
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : The Spirits Up Above
Label : HighNote
1:29 PM
Too Marvelous For Words
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : Soundtrack: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Label : Malpaso
1:34 PM
Neeney’s Waltz
Artist : Benjamin Drazen
Album : Inner Flights
Label : Positone
1:40 PM
Fever
Artist : Beegie Adair
Album : I Love Being Here With You - a Jazz Piano Tribute To Peggy Lee
Label : Green Hill
1:44 PM
Equinox
Artist : GERALD WILSON
Album : New York, New Sound
Label : Mack Avenue
1:50 PM
Blues in the Pocket
Artist : The John Hicks Legacy Band
Album : Mind Wine
Label : Savant
1:54 PM
Delarna
Artist : Tommy Flanagan
Album : Sea Changes
Label : Evidence
2:01 PM
(With You It Was So Beautiful)
Artist : JIMMY ROSENBERG
Album : VARIOUS: Django Reinhardt NY Festival - Live at Birdland
Label : Atlantic
2:06 PM
Manitoba Minuet
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : Trail of Dreams - a Canadian Suite
Label : Telarc
2:11 PM
Ruby, My Dear
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
2:18 PM
Straight No Chaser
Artist : Scott Cossu
Album : Jazz, Boogie & D¿ja Blues
Label : Summit
2:22 PM
My Reverie
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
2:28 PM
Little Butterfly (Pannonica)
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Talk of the Town
Label : Telarc
2:34 PM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Arturo Sandoval
Album : A Time For Love
Label : Concord
2:40 PM
Jitterbug Waltz
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Album : Bringing It Together
Label : LiSem Enterprises
2:44 PM
Joy Spring
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
2:50 PM
Route 66
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
2:54 PM
Inspiracao
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
3:01 PM
On Wings of the Spirit
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Blue Muse
Label : Concord
3:06 PM
Sail Away
Artist : PAUL BROWN QUARTET
Album : Meets the Three Tenors
Label : Brownstone
3:11 PM
When Love is Looking Your Way
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : This is the Life
Label : Muse
3:18 PM
Broke in the Morning
Artist : Hailey-Zukoski Trio
Album : An Old Sweet Song
Label : Sea Breeze
3:22 PM
Someday
Artist : Dave Bass Quartet
Album : Gone
Label : Dave Bass Music
3:28 PM
Bags’ Groove
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : European Concert
Label : Label M
3:35 PM
Light in the Dark
Artist : Roditi/Ignaztek/Rassinfosse
Album : Light In the Dark
Label : n.a.
3:41 PM
A Bun Dance
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
3:45 PM
Betty the Baptist
Artist : SHERMAN IRBY
Album : Full Circle .
Label : Blue Note
3:50 PM
Watch What Happens
Artist : Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Album : Where or When
Label : Owl
3:55 PM
There’s a Small Hotel
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Person-Ified
Label : Highnote
4:01 PM
Born to be Blue
Artist : IKE QUEBEC
Album : Ballads
Label : Blue Note
4:06 PM
Meditation
Artist : ROSEMARY CLOONEY
Album : VARIOUS: An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook
Label : Concord
4:11 PM
Blessed Assurance
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Spirit
Label : Jazz Legacy
4:17 PM
Seas of Slumber
Artist : Chris Washburne
Album : Fields of Moons
Label : Jazzheads
4:21 PM
These Foolish Things
Artist : HARRY ALLEN
Album : Harry Allen Meets the John Pizzarelli Trio
Label : BMG/RCA
4:27 PM
On a Clear Day
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
4:35 PM
On the Street Where You Live
Artist : Tamir Hendelman
Album : Destinations
Label : Resonance
4:41 PM
Rock Skippin’
Artist : Jeff Rupert
Album : From Memphis to Mobile
Label : Random Act
4:46 PM
Rhyme of Spring
Artist : MEREDITH D’AMBROSIO
Album : Love is For the Birds
Label : Sunnyside
4:51 PM
Rose Room
Artist : CHARLIE SHAVERS
Album : The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan
Label : Bethlehem
4:57 PM
Tickle Toe
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : The Discovery Sessions
Label : Savoy
5:01 PM
Tonite I Shall Sleep With a Smile on My Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Radio City
Label : Concord
5:06 PM
2 Degrees East, 3 Degrees West
Artist : BILL PERKINS
Album : VARIOUS: the West Coast Jazz Box
Label : Contemporary
5:12 PM
One Less Bell to Answer
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
5:19 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
5:23 PM
One For Kirk
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : The Spirits Up Above
Label : HighNote
5:29 PM
Too Marvelous For Words
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : Soundtrack: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Label : Malpaso
5:34 PM
Neeney’s Waltz
Artist : Benjamin Drazen
Album : Inner Flights
Label : Positone
5:40 PM
Fever
Artist : Beegie Adair
Album : I Love Being Here With You - a Jazz Piano Tribute To Peggy Lee
Label : Green Hill
5:44 PM
Equinox
Artist : GERALD WILSON
Album : New York, New Sound
Label : Mack Avenue
5:50 PM
Blues in the Pocket
Artist : The John Hicks Legacy Band
Album : Mind Wine
Label : Savant
5:54 PM
Delarna
Artist : Tommy Flanagan
Album : Sea Changes
Label : Evidence

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
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

Today marks 100 years since Sun Ra was born — or, as the musician might have put it, since he arrived on Earth. An influential jazz composer, keyboardist and bandleader, Sun Ra always insisted he was just visiting this planet.

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Check Out These Jazz CDS!
4:17 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

May Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Nick Bewsey from ICON Magazine has a bunch of great jazz CDs to tell you about.

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Creatively Speaking
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.

Find out more about Phyliss Chapell's upcoming performances.

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Latest from Icon Magazine
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)

WRTI's Susan Lewis takes a look at the life and music of the great jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald, with commentary by Jazz Host Bob Perkins. April 25th is Ella's birthday! She would have turned 98 today.

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WRTI Spring Member Drive
5:39 am
Wed April 23, 2014

You Listen to WRTI. It's the Simple Truth.

A faithful listener-member of WRTI.

How much do you listen to WRTI? Stop and think about it. Once a week? Twice a week? Three or more times a week? Whatever your answer, the simple truth is that you listen.

Right now, we're asking you to listen to this simple truth: WRTI relies on listeners who are willing to become members to keep this music service going for you and the entire community. Over 50% of our operating costs come from listener-members.

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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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
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

It seems an unlikely match.

In one corner, you have Metallica's Robert Trujillo. The most popular heavy metal bassist alive, he prowls beast-like across arena stages, rumbling guts with the low B on the 5-string instrument he slings to one side like a battle ax.

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Creatively Speaking
9:45 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

A Jam-Packed Jazz Celebration in Center City

This year's Center City Jazz Festival takes place at Chris' Jazz Cafe, Fergie's Pub, Milkboy Philadelphia, and TIME Restaurant.

The third annual Center City Jazz Festival is coming up on Saturday, April 19th  There are 16 bands performing in a six-hour period, in four venues in downtown Philadelphia. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more.

The festival warms up on Friday, April 11th at Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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