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

April 09, 2013

10:01 AM
Make Someone Happy
Artist : RON JACKSON & RUFUS REID
Album : Song For Luis
Label : Mastermix
10:06 AM
Ad Lib Blues
Artist : Lester Young & Oscar Peterson
Album : Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
10:12 AM
The Preacher
Artist : Earl Hines
Album : Honor Thy Fatha
Label : Drive Archive
10:17 AM
What’s New?
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Ballads
Label : Impulse
10:21 AM
Tea for Two
Artist : BREW MOORE
Album : The Brew Moore Quintet
Label : Fantasy
10:26 AM
I’m Glad There is You
Artist : Eden Atwood
Album : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Label : Concord
10:34 AM
Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
Artist : BUDDY DeFRANCO & DAVE McKENNA
Album : Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!
Label : Concord
10:40 AM
Killer Joe
Artist : JOE AUGUSTINE
Album : License To Groove
Label : 1201
10:44 AM
A Demain
Artist : KEN HATFIELD
Album : The Surrealist Table
Label : Arthur Circle Music
10:50 AM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Rebecca Parris
Album : You Don't Know Me
Label : SAYING IT WITH JAZZ
10:54 AM
Just a Memory
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges: Side By Side
Label : Verve
11:01 AM
I Know That You Know
Artist : Milt Hinton
Album : The Judge at His Best
Label : Chiaroscuro
11:06 AM
Born to be Blue
Artist : Bobby Timmons
Album : Moanin' Blues
Label : Prestige
11:10 AM
Stella by Starlight
Artist : MICHAEL "PATCHES" STEWART
Album : Blue Patches
Label : Hip Bop Essence
11:17 AM
Route 66
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
11:21 AM
Because of You
Artist : Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff
Album : Soul Survivors
Label : Milestone
11:27 AM
Fly Me to the Moon
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Some of My Best Friends Are...Guitarists
Label : Telarc
11:34 AM
When She Smiles Upon Your Face
Artist : Rufus Reid
Album : Hues of a Different Blue
Label : Motema
11:40 AM
You Can’t Rush Spring
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
11:45 AM
Roman-ce
Artist : Ada Rovatti
Album : Under the Hat
Label : Sunnyside
11:51 AM
Slipped Disc
Artist : Marty Nau Group
Album : Mood Ebony
Label : Summit
11:55 AM
What a Fellowship
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : You Are My Sunshine
Label : Warner Brothers
12:01 PM
Goodbye Little Dream, Goodbye
Artist : Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Album : Mezzanine
Label : Owl
12:06 PM
Satin Doll
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Nights of Ballads and Blues
Label : Impulse
12:12 PM
In a Sentimental Mood
Artist : Art Tatum
Album : The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces
Label : Pablo
12:18 PM
Naima
Artist : WALTER BELL
Album : Walter Bell & the L.J.U.
Label : Reika
12:22 PM
Lover Man
Artist : Jim Snidero
Album : Tippin'
Label : Savant
12:27 PM
Fotografia
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
12:34 PM
Today
Artist : Chie Imaizumi
Album : A Time of New Beginnings
Label : Capri
12:40 PM
Down the Line
Artist : David Sills
Album : Down the Line
Label : Origin
12:45 PM
I’ll Remember April
Artist : Andy Bey
Album : Tuesdays in Chinatown
Label : 12th St.
12:51 PM
You’re My Everything
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Person-Ified
Label : Highnote
12:56 PM
Asphyxiated Swing
Artist : JACK MILLMAN
Album : The Golden Era of West Coast Jazz
Label : Groovetime
1:01 PM
Past Imperfect
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
1:06 PM
Lawn Ornaments
Artist : Sean Smith
Album : Trust
Label : Smthereen
1:12 PM
My One Bad Habit
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
Label : Blue Forest
1:19 PM
I’m Getting Sentimental Over You
Artist : Russ Freeman & Shelly Manne
Album : One on One
Label : Contemporary
1:23 PM
Minor Madness
Artist : ERIC JOHNSON
Album : Makin' Whoopee
Label : Bluejay
1:29 PM
I’ll Never Be the Same
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : from OSCAR PETERSON: a Jazz Odyssey
Label : Verve
1:34 PM
Always You
Artist : Valerie Capers
Album : Wagner Takes the 'A' Train
Label : Elysium
1:40 PM
Fenwyck’s Farfel
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : Vince Guaraldi Trio
Label : Fantasy
1:44 PM
My Buddy
Artist : Sonny Stitt
Album : Best of the Rest
Label : 32 Jazz
1:50 PM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Vanessa Rubin
Album : Language of Love
Label : Telarc
1:54 PM
Brother Can You Spare a Dime
Artist : Mac Gollehon
Album : Oddyssey of Nostalgia
Label : American Showplace
2:01 PM
Make Someone Happy
Artist : RON JACKSON & RUFUS REID
Album : Song For Luis
Label : Mastermix
2:06 PM
Ad Lib Blues
Artist : Lester Young & Oscar Peterson
Album : Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
2:12 PM
The Preacher
Artist : Earl Hines
Album : Honor Thy Fatha
Label : Drive Archive
2:17 PM
What’s New?
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Ballads
Label : Impulse
2:21 PM
Tea for Two
Artist : BREW MOORE
Album : The Brew Moore Quintet
Label : Fantasy
2:26 PM
I’m Glad There is You
Artist : Eden Atwood
Album : Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Label : Concord
2:34 PM
Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
Artist : BUDDY DeFRANCO & DAVE McKENNA
Album : Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!
Label : Concord
2:40 PM
Killer Joe
Artist : JOE AUGUSTINE
Album : License To Groove
Label : 1201
2:44 PM
A Demain
Artist : KEN HATFIELD
Album : The Surrealist Table
Label : Arthur Circle Music
2:50 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Rebecca Parris
Album : You Don't Know Me
Label : SAYING IT WITH JAZZ
2:54 PM
Just a Memory
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges: Side By Side
Label : Verve
3:01 PM
I Know That You Know
Artist : Milt Hinton
Album : The Judge at His Best
Label : Chiaroscuro
3:06 PM
Born to be Blue
Artist : Bobby Timmons
Album : Moanin' Blues
Label : Prestige
3:10 PM
Stella by Starlight
Artist : MICHAEL "PATCHES" STEWART
Album : Blue Patches
Label : Hip Bop Essence
3:17 PM
Route 66
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
3:21 PM
Because of You
Artist : Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff
Album : Soul Survivors
Label : Milestone
3:27 PM
Fly Me to the Moon
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Some of My Best Friends Are...Guitarists
Label : Telarc
3:34 PM
When She Smiles Upon Your Face
Artist : Rufus Reid
Album : Hues of a Different Blue
Label : Motema
3:40 PM
You Can’t Rush Spring
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
3:45 PM
Roman-ce
Artist : Ada Rovatti
Album : Under the Hat
Label : Sunnyside
3:51 PM
Slipped Disc
Artist : Marty Nau Group
Album : Mood Ebony
Label : Summit
3:55 PM
What a Fellowship
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : You Are My Sunshine
Label : Warner Brothers
4:01 PM
Goodbye Little Dream, Goodbye
Artist : Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra
Album : Mezzanine
Label : Owl
4:06 PM
Satin Doll
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Nights of Ballads and Blues
Label : Impulse
4:12 PM
In a Sentimental Mood
Artist : Art Tatum
Album : The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces
Label : Pablo
4:18 PM
Naima
Artist : WALTER BELL
Album : Walter Bell & the L.J.U.
Label : Reika
4:22 PM
Lover Man
Artist : Jim Snidero
Album : Tippin'
Label : Savant
4:27 PM
Fotografia
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
4:34 PM
Today
Artist : Chie Imaizumi
Album : A Time of New Beginnings
Label : Capri
4:40 PM
Down the Line
Artist : David Sills
Album : Down the Line
Label : Origin
4:45 PM
I’ll Remember April
Artist : Andy Bey
Album : Tuesdays in Chinatown
Label : 12th St.
4:51 PM
You’re My Everything
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Person-Ified
Label : Highnote
4:56 PM
Asphyxiated Swing
Artist : JACK MILLMAN
Album : The Golden Era of West Coast Jazz
Label : Groovetime
5:01 PM
Past Imperfect
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
5:06 PM
Lawn Ornaments
Artist : Sean Smith
Album : Trust
Label : Smthereen
5:12 PM
My One Bad Habit
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
Label : Blue Forest
5:19 PM
I’m Getting Sentimental Over You
Artist : Russ Freeman & Shelly Manne
Album : One on One
Label : Contemporary
5:23 PM
Minor Madness
Artist : ERIC JOHNSON
Album : Makin' Whoopee
Label : Bluejay
5:29 PM
I’ll Never Be the Same
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : from OSCAR PETERSON: a Jazz Odyssey
Label : Verve
5:34 PM
Always You
Artist : Valerie Capers
Album : Wagner Takes the 'A' Train
Label : Elysium
5:40 PM
Fenwyck’s Farfel
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : Vince Guaraldi Trio
Label : Fantasy
5:44 PM
My Buddy
Artist : Sonny Stitt
Album : Best of the Rest
Label : 32 Jazz
5:50 PM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Vanessa Rubin
Album : Language of Love
Label : Telarc
5:54 PM
Brother Can You Spare a Dime
Artist : Mac Gollehon
Album : Oddyssey of Nostalgia
Label : American Showplace

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10:48 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Bob Perkins Tells The Story of Billy Strayhorn, Composer of "Take the 'A' Train"

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."

He stood five feet, two inches tall, and his musical colleagues dubbed him “Swee’ Pea,” after the little character in the Popeye cartoons. But Billy Strayhorn ranked with the giants that composed enduring standard popular music. He was also nobody’s cartoon character. The handle was a reverent tease, applied by Strayhorn’s musical associates in the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

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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.

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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)

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

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A faithful listener-member of WRTI.

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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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