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

June 25, 2013

10:01 AM
Star Song
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
10:06 AM
Little Miss Leffler
Artist : Mike Rinta
Album : Eponymous
Label : Wide Hive
10:10 AM
How Are Things in Glocca Morra
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
10:18 AM
No Hard Feelings
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
10:22 AM
Lamento Cubano
Artist : BEBO VALDES TRIO
Album : El Arte Del Sabor
Label : Blue Note
10:25 AM
Bluff City Blues
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Memphis, Ray & a Touch of Moody
Label : 32 Jazz
10:31 AM
Spring is Where You Are
Artist : Kathy Kosins
Album : Kathy Kosins 2
Label : Mahogany Digital
10:37 AM
Two Timer
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
10:42 AM
Like Sonny
Artist : YORON ISRAEL
Album : Basic Traneing
Label : Ronja Music
10:46 AM
We’ll Be Together Again
Artist : Rob Parton Big Band
Album : We'll Be Together Again
Label : Jazztech
10:54 AM
I’ll Never Smile Again
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : VARIOUS: Fantasy Original Jazz Classics
Label : Fantasy
11:01 AM
My Shining Hour
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane Jazz
Label : Atlantic
11:06 AM
When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Standard Time, Vol. 2 - Intimacy Calling
Label : Columbia
11:11 AM
Rain
Artist : Red Garland
Album : All Kinds of Weather
Label : Prestige
11:17 AM
Mighty Rumblin’ Blues
Artist : Mary Stallings & Cal Tjader
Album : Cal Tjader Plays / Mary Stallings Sings
Label : Fantasy
11:21 AM
Quem Quizer
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
11:24 AM
O Sole Mio
Artist : Aldo Romano
Album : Canzoni
Label : Enja
11:32 AM
Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go)
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Crunch Time
Label : Milestone
11:38 AM
Totem Pole
Artist : The Waitiki 7
Album : Adventures In Paradise
Label : Pass Out
11:43 AM
Lonely Girl
Artist : EARL KLUGH
Album : The Earl Klugh Trio, Vol. One
Label : Warner Brothers
11:48 AM
Comes Love
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : Quiet After the Storm
Label : Blue Note
11:54 AM
A Demain
Artist : KEN HATFIELD
Album : The Surrealist Table
Label : Arthur Circle Music
12:06 PM
Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Artist : Count Basie
Album : VARIOUS: Masters of Jazz: Big Bands of the '30s & '40s
Label : Rhino
12:09 PM
Love For Sale
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Bluebird
Label : Telarc
12:16 PM
Love Letters
Artist : BEV KELLY
Album : In Person
Label : Riverside
12:20 PM
U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
Artist : John Hicks
Album : Something to Live For
Label : Highnote
12:25 PM
Bluesy Lucy
Artist : The Bill Harris Quintet
Album : This Time the Dream's on Me
Label : Pensativa Music
12:35 PM
The Party’s Over
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
12:41 PM
Bits and Pieces
Artist : Clarence ’Gatemouth’ Brown
Album : Gate Swings
Label : Verve
12:47 PM
I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues
Artist : Sarah Partridge
Album : Perspective
Label : Peartree
12:50 PM
Stardust
Artist : The Dann Zinn 4
Album : Grace's Song
Label : Zinn Music
12:55 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart/Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
1:01 PM
Prelude to a Kiss
Artist : Tineke Postma
Album : A Journey That Matters
Label : n.a.
1:06 PM
I Didn’t Know About You
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Ellington is Forever, Vol. 1
Label : Fantasy
1:11 PM
Q
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
Label : Concord
1:17 PM
Ala Mode
Artist : Curtis Fuller
Album : Keep It Simple
Label : n.a.
1:21 PM
That Old Feeling
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
1:25 PM
Django
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : Django
Label : Prestige
1:33 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Album : Study In Brown
Label : EmArcy
1:39 PM
If You Really Love Me
Artist : Deep Blue Organ Trio
Album : Wonderful!
Label : Origin
1:45 PM
Love in Bloom
Artist : Erroll Garner
Album : Verve Jazz Masters 7
Label : Verve
1:51 PM
I Fall In Love Too Easily
Artist : Steve Tyrell
Album : It's Magic: the Songs of Sammy Cahn
Label : Concord
1:54 PM
Some Summer Fun
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Intimate Ellington
Label : Pablo
2:01 PM
Star Song
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
2:06 PM
Little Miss Leffler
Artist : Mike Rinta
Album : Eponymous
Label : Wide Hive
2:10 PM
How Are Things in Glocca Morra
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
2:18 PM
No Hard Feelings
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
2:22 PM
Lamento Cubano
Artist : BEBO VALDES TRIO
Album : El Arte Del Sabor
Label : Blue Note
2:25 PM
Bluff City Blues
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Memphis, Ray & a Touch of Moody
Label : 32 Jazz
2:31 PM
Spring is Where You Are
Artist : Kathy Kosins
Album : Kathy Kosins 2
Label : Mahogany Digital
2:37 PM
Two Timer
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
2:42 PM
Like Sonny
Artist : YORON ISRAEL
Album : Basic Traneing
Label : Ronja Music
2:46 PM
We’ll Be Together Again
Artist : Rob Parton Big Band
Album : We'll Be Together Again
Label : Jazztech
2:54 PM
I’ll Never Smile Again
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : VARIOUS: Fantasy Original Jazz Classics
Label : Fantasy
3:01 PM
My Shining Hour
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane Jazz
Label : Atlantic
3:06 PM
When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Standard Time, Vol. 2 - Intimacy Calling
Label : Columbia
3:11 PM
Rain
Artist : Red Garland
Album : All Kinds of Weather
Label : Prestige
3:17 PM
Mighty Rumblin’ Blues
Artist : Mary Stallings & Cal Tjader
Album : Cal Tjader Plays / Mary Stallings Sings
Label : Fantasy
3:21 PM
Quem Quizer
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
3:24 PM
O Sole Mio
Artist : Aldo Romano
Album : Canzoni
Label : Enja
3:32 PM
Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go)
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Crunch Time
Label : Milestone
3:38 PM
Totem Pole
Artist : The Waitiki 7
Album : Adventures In Paradise
Label : Pass Out
3:43 PM
Lonely Girl
Artist : EARL KLUGH
Album : The Earl Klugh Trio, Vol. One
Label : Warner Brothers
3:48 PM
Comes Love
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : Quiet After the Storm
Label : Blue Note
3:54 PM
A Demain
Artist : KEN HATFIELD
Album : The Surrealist Table
Label : Arthur Circle Music
4:06 PM
Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Artist : Count Basie
Album : VARIOUS: Masters of Jazz: Big Bands of the '30s & '40s
Label : Rhino
4:09 PM
Love For Sale
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Bluebird
Label : Telarc
4:16 PM
Love Letters
Artist : BEV KELLY
Album : In Person
Label : Riverside
4:20 PM
U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
Artist : John Hicks
Album : Something to Live For
Label : Highnote
4:25 PM
Bluesy Lucy
Artist : The Bill Harris Quintet
Album : This Time the Dream's on Me
Label : Pensativa Music
4:35 PM
The Party’s Over
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
4:41 PM
Bits and Pieces
Artist : Clarence ’Gatemouth’ Brown
Album : Gate Swings
Label : Verve
4:47 PM
I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues
Artist : Sarah Partridge
Album : Perspective
Label : Peartree
4:50 PM
Stardust
Artist : The Dann Zinn 4
Album : Grace's Song
Label : Zinn Music
4:55 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart/Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
5:01 PM
Prelude to a Kiss
Artist : Tineke Postma
Album : A Journey That Matters
Label : n.a.
5:06 PM
I Didn’t Know About You
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Ellington is Forever, Vol. 1
Label : Fantasy
5:11 PM
Q
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
Label : Concord
5:17 PM
Ala Mode
Artist : Curtis Fuller
Album : Keep It Simple
Label : n.a.
5:21 PM
That Old Feeling
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
5:25 PM
Django
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : Django
Label : Prestige
5:33 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Clifford Brown & Max Roach
Album : Study In Brown
Label : EmArcy
5:39 PM
If You Really Love Me
Artist : Deep Blue Organ Trio
Album : Wonderful!
Label : Origin
5:45 PM
Love in Bloom
Artist : Erroll Garner
Album : Verve Jazz Masters 7
Label : Verve
5:51 PM
I Fall In Love Too Easily
Artist : Steve Tyrell
Album : It's Magic: the Songs of Sammy Cahn
Label : Concord
5:54 PM
Some Summer Fun
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Intimate Ellington
Label : Pablo

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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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