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

February 01, 2013

10:01 AM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
10:06 AM
Sweet Georgie Fame
Artist : Emily Remler
Album : East to Wes
Label : Concord
10:11 AM
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
10:17 AM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Rebecca Parris
Album : You Don't Know Me
Label : SAYING IT WITH JAZZ
10:21 AM
I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)
Artist : Dave Braham
Album : ...To Be Free
Label : Random Act
10:27 AM
Airegin
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery
Label : Riverside
10:33 AM
Call Me Back
Artist : Josh Rzepka
Album : Midwest Coast
Label : Josh Rzepka
10:39 AM
Secrets
Artist : Count Basie
Album : Count Basie & the Kansas City 7
Label : Impulse
10:43 AM
Our Spanish Love Song
Artist : Charlie Haden Quartet West
Album : Always Say Goodbye
Label : Verve
10:49 AM
Let’s Face the Music and Dance
Artist : Tierney Sutton
Album : I'm With the Band
Label : Telarc
10:54 AM
Love Letters
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Jazz at the Bistro
Label : Telarc
11:01 AM
I Want a Little Girl
Artist : Wynton Kelly
Album : Full View
Label : Milestone
11:06 AM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
11:11 AM
Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Artist : Preservation Hall Hot 4 With Duke Dejan
Album : New Orleans - Putumayo
Label : n.a.
11:17 AM
Venice Waltz
Artist : Bob Mamet Trio
Album : Impromptu
Label : Counterpoint
11:21 AM
Sweet Slumber
Artist : Lou Donaldson
Album : Lush Life
Label : Blue Note
11:27 AM
Something’s Gotta Give
Artist : Mel Torm¿
Album : The Bethlehem Years
Label : Shout! Factory
11:32 AM
The Touch Of Your Lips
Artist : Bruce Williamson
Album : Standard Transmission
Label : Origin
11:38 AM
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : VARIOUS: Duke Ellington 1969 All-Star White House Tribute
Label : Blue Note
11:43 AM
It’s Only a Paper Moon
Artist : LARRY MCKENNA
Album : My Shining Hour
Label : Alanna
11:48 AM
Just the Two of Us
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Album : Bringing It Together
Label : LiSem Enterprises
11:54 AM
Just in Time
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
12:01 PM
Unspoken Words
Artist : DAVE SAMUELS
Album : Natural Selection
Label : GRP
12:06 PM
The "In" Crowd
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
12:12 PM
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Artist : Louis Prima & Keely Smith
Album : Collector's Series
Label : Capitol
12:16 PM
St. James Infirmary
Artist : Allen Toussaint
Album : The Bright Mississippi
Composer : Trad.
Label : Nonesuch
12:20 PM
Groove Merchant
Artist : Oliver Jones / Hank Jones
Album : Pleased To Meet You
Label : Justin Time
12:25 PM
Seed Shack
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: the Sixties
Label : Prestige
12:32 PM
Song For Mendelssohn
Artist : Alex Goodman Quintet
Album : Bridges
Label : Connection Point
12:38 PM
My Cherie Amor
Artist : Eric Johnson
Album : Supahighway
Label : Clarion Jazz
12:47 PM
Autumn Serenade
Artist : Colleen McNabb
Album : Don't Go to Strangers
Label : Zucca
12:52 PM
Miles Ahead
Artist : JOE HENDERSON
Album : So Near, So Far (Musings For Miles)
Label : Verve
12:57 PM
Sleep Talk
Artist : HOWARD McGHEE
Album : Dusty Blue
Label : Bethlehem
1:01 PM
Easy Street
Artist : PATRICK WILLIAMS
Album : VARIOUS: Blonde
Label : Playboy
1:06 PM
You Stepped Out of a Dream
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Black Hawk Nights
Label : Fantasy
1:11 PM
Syndrome
Artist : Ellis Marsalis
Album : Ellis Marsalis Trio
Label : Blue Note
1:18 PM
Caruso
Artist : MAYNARD FERGUSON
Album : Brass Attitude
Label : Concord
1:22 PM
Trio Blues
Artist : Art Tatum
Album : The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces
Label : Pablo
1:27 PM
Killer Joe
Artist : THE JAZZTET
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
1:33 PM
Golden Lady
Artist : Kurt Elling
Album : The Gate
Label : Concord
1:39 PM
I Should Care
Artist : Eric Reed
Album : From My Heart
Label : Savant
1:44 PM
Blues on the D.L.
Artist : RUSSELL GUNN
Album : Blue on the D.L.
Label : Highnote
1:50 PM
No Moon at All
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : VARIOUS: Concord Super Audio CD Volume 2
Label : Concord
1:54 PM
Kum Ba Ya
Artist : Lynne Arriale
Album : Arise
Label : Motema
2:01 PM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
2:06 PM
Sweet Georgie Fame
Artist : Emily Remler
Album : East to Wes
Label : Concord
2:11 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
2:17 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Rebecca Parris
Album : You Don't Know Me
Label : SAYING IT WITH JAZZ
2:21 PM
I Got It Bad (and That Ain’t Good)
Artist : Dave Braham
Album : ...To Be Free
Label : Random Act
2:27 PM
Airegin
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery
Label : Riverside
2:33 PM
Call Me Back
Artist : Josh Rzepka
Album : Midwest Coast
Label : Josh Rzepka
2:39 PM
Secrets
Artist : Count Basie
Album : Count Basie & the Kansas City 7
Label : Impulse
2:43 PM
Our Spanish Love Song
Artist : Charlie Haden Quartet West
Album : Always Say Goodbye
Label : Verve
2:49 PM
Let’s Face the Music and Dance
Artist : Tierney Sutton
Album : I'm With the Band
Label : Telarc
2:54 PM
Love Letters
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Jazz at the Bistro
Label : Telarc
3:01 PM
I Want a Little Girl
Artist : Wynton Kelly
Album : Full View
Label : Milestone
3:06 PM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
3:11 PM
Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Artist : Preservation Hall Hot 4 With Duke Dejan
Album : New Orleans - Putumayo
Label : n.a.
3:17 PM
Venice Waltz
Artist : Bob Mamet Trio
Album : Impromptu
Label : Counterpoint
3:21 PM
Sweet Slumber
Artist : Lou Donaldson
Album : Lush Life
Label : Blue Note
3:27 PM
Something’s Gotta Give
Artist : Mel Torm¿
Album : The Bethlehem Years
Label : Shout! Factory
3:32 PM
The Touch Of Your Lips
Artist : Bruce Williamson
Album : Standard Transmission
Label : Origin
3:38 PM
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : VARIOUS: Duke Ellington 1969 All-Star White House Tribute
Label : Blue Note
3:43 PM
It’s Only a Paper Moon
Artist : LARRY MCKENNA
Album : My Shining Hour
Label : Alanna
3:48 PM
Just the Two of Us
Artist : Stephane Grappelli & Toots Thielemans
Album : Bringing It Together
Label : LiSem Enterprises
3:54 PM
Just in Time
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
4:01 PM
Unspoken Words
Artist : DAVE SAMUELS
Album : Natural Selection
Label : GRP
4:06 PM
The "In" Crowd
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
4:12 PM
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Artist : Louis Prima & Keely Smith
Album : Collector's Series
Label : Capitol
4:16 PM
St. James Infirmary
Artist : Allen Toussaint
Album : The Bright Mississippi
Composer : Trad.
Label : Nonesuch
4:20 PM
Groove Merchant
Artist : Oliver Jones / Hank Jones
Album : Pleased To Meet You
Label : Justin Time
4:25 PM
Seed Shack
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: the Sixties
Label : Prestige
4:32 PM
Song For Mendelssohn
Artist : Alex Goodman Quintet
Album : Bridges
Label : Connection Point
4:38 PM
My Cherie Amor
Artist : Eric Johnson
Album : Supahighway
Label : Clarion Jazz
4:47 PM
Autumn Serenade
Artist : Colleen McNabb
Album : Don't Go to Strangers
Label : Zucca
4:52 PM
Miles Ahead
Artist : JOE HENDERSON
Album : So Near, So Far (Musings For Miles)
Label : Verve
4:57 PM
Sleep Talk
Artist : HOWARD McGHEE
Album : Dusty Blue
Label : Bethlehem
5:01 PM
Easy Street
Artist : PATRICK WILLIAMS
Album : VARIOUS: Blonde
Label : Playboy
5:06 PM
You Stepped Out of a Dream
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Black Hawk Nights
Label : Fantasy
5:11 PM
Syndrome
Artist : Ellis Marsalis
Album : Ellis Marsalis Trio
Label : Blue Note
5:18 PM
Caruso
Artist : MAYNARD FERGUSON
Album : Brass Attitude
Label : Concord
5:22 PM
Trio Blues
Artist : Art Tatum
Album : The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces
Label : Pablo
5:27 PM
Killer Joe
Artist : THE JAZZTET
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
5:33 PM
Golden Lady
Artist : Kurt Elling
Album : The Gate
Label : Concord
5:39 PM
I Should Care
Artist : Eric Reed
Album : From My Heart
Label : Savant
5:44 PM
Blues on the D.L.
Artist : RUSSELL GUNN
Album : Blue on the D.L.
Label : Highnote
5:50 PM
No Moon at All
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : VARIOUS: Concord Super Audio CD Volume 2
Label : Concord
5:54 PM
Kum Ba Ya
Artist : Lynne Arriale
Album : Arise
Label : Motema

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Check Out These Jazz CDS!
4:22 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

April Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Check out Jazz writer Nick Bewsey's CD suggestions for April.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
3:34 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation

Contralto Marian Anderson sang at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, April 9, 1939, to an estimated crowd of 75,000 people.
University of Pennsylvania

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 2:08 pm

Seventy-five years ago, on April 9, 1939, as Hitler's troops advanced in Europe and the Depression took its toll in the U.S., one of the most important musical events of the 20th century took place on the National Mall in Washington. There, just two performers, a singer and a pianist, made musical — and social — history.

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Live Broadcast From the Philadelphia Museum of Art
12:13 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5!

Trombonist Ernest Stuart is founder of the Center City Jazz Festival

Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon this Friday, April 11th at 6 pm as he broadcasts live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. On the radio, you'll hear the great jazz you expect from WRTI, along with insight and commentary about the third annual Center City Jazz Festival, which is coming up on April 19th. Trombonist Ernest Stuart, founder of the Festival, will speak with Jeff about all the details.

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Creatively Speaking
3:49 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

It's Official! The City Of Philadelphia Appreciates Jazz

April is Jazz Appreciation Month

All across the country, April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM). In Philadelphia, JAM's month-long series of concerts, workshops, and events - including the Center City Jazz Festival - culminates on April 30th, which is Jazz Appreciation Day.

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Creatively Speaking
8:22 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Last Call at the Downbeat: The Dizzy Gillespie Story

Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993)

Jazz vocalist, author, and playwright Suzanne Cloud spent about eight months researching Dizzy Gillespie’s life, and writing Last Call at the Downbeat: The Dizzy Gillespie Story. The production debuted in 2013 at the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts.

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Jazz Appreciation Month on WRTI
11:58 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Those "I Love Jazz" Moments

One night recently, as I was home struggling to convince my toddler that the floor is not where leftover food lives, John Coltrane and Duke Ellington’s “In A Sentimental Mood” came on the radio. Suddenly, I found myself paying a bit more attention to the music than the drama at hand. Why? Because I knew what was coming....that specific moment in the song that always gets to me. There's a total mood shift as the timing completely changes and you start to notice the drums more and more. And then you start to wonder if the drums were even there at all during the beginning of the tune.

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Creatively Speaking
6:04 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Remembering The Sensational Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday (1915-1959) - Nicknamed "Lady Day" by saxophonist Lester Young

Jazz great Billie Holiday, who died at age 44 in 1959, would have turned 99 on April 7, 2014. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, in her short career, this Philadelphia-born singer made a huge impact on jazz and American song.

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Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig
11:41 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Swing Into Spring on Big Band Jazz: March 30, 7 PM

Count Basie's Big Band

Spring songs get the Big Band Jazz treatment this Sunday! Listen to Basie and Kenton, as well as the Diva Jazz Orchestra, and Marty Paich. Grow an hour of Spring Fever this Sunday evening at 7 pm on WRTI.

WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:34 am
Fri March 28, 2014

'A Love Supreme' Comes Alive In Unearthed Photos

John Coltrane during the recording of A Love Supreme in December 1964.
Chuck Stewart Courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Whenever photographer Chuck Stewart was hired by a record company to document a recording session, he would shoot during the rehearsal takes, playback and downtime. The company would take what it needed, the remainder likely never to be developed, much less published. After decades in the photography business, and thousands of album covers to his name, he's amassed a lot of negatives.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
1:31 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

After A Painful Year, Bud Powell's Triumpant 1953 Return

Bud Powell pioneered bebop-style improvisation on the piano.
Metronome Getty Images

Originally published on Mon March 24, 2014 2:14 pm

The great bebop pianist Bud Powell played several engagements at the New York jazz club Birdland in 1953. Parts of his shows were broadcast on the radio, and one listener recorded some onto acetate discs. A new collection of those recordings is out now: Birdland 1953 on three CDs from ESP-Disk'. The sound quality isn't much, but the music is terrific.

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