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

July 27, 2013

6:01 AM
Groovin’ Hard
Artist : Buddy Rich
Album : The Best of Buddy Rich: The Pacific Jazz Years
Label : Pacific Jazz
6:06 AM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : MICHAEL "PATCHES" STEWART
Album : Blue Patches
Label : Hip Bop
6:11 AM
These Foolish Things
Artist : HARRY ALLEN
Album : Harry Allen Meets the John Pizzarelli Trio
Label : BMG/RCA
6:18 AM
Nice and Easy
Artist : PAULA WEST
Album : Temptation
Label : Paula West
6:22 AM
Little Big Horns
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
6:27 AM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Rich Thompson
Album : Less is More
Label : Origin
6:34 AM
Yesterdays
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Shining Hour
Label : Muse
6:40 AM
Short Cake
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : One4J
Label : Telarc
6:46 AM
Shall We Dance?
Artist : Stacey Kent
Album : In Love Again
Label : Candid
6:49 AM
Para Ti
Artist : The Las Vegas Jazz Connection
Album : 11
Label : Nathan Tanouye
6:55 AM
Charlie Brown Theme
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : Charlie Brown's Holiday Hits
Label : Fantasy
7:01 AM
Jimmy’s Groove
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : The Best of Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff
Label : Milestone
7:06 AM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Nights of Ballads and Blues
Label : Impulse
7:09 AM
Stardust
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
7:16 AM
Night and Day
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : The Frank Sinatra Collection
Label : Green Hill
7:21 AM
Little Surprise
Artist : LENNY MARCUS
Album : A Different Shade of Blue
Label : LJM
7:25 AM
Can’t We Be Friends?
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Album : An American Icon
Label : Hip-O
7:31 AM
My Song
Artist : Tamir Hendelman
Album : Destinations
Label : Resonance
7:37 AM
Quiet Time
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
7:42 AM
My Buddy
Artist : Sonny Stitt
Album : Best of the Rest
Label : 32 Jazz
7:49 AM
Detroit / Kingston
Artist : Geof Bradfield
Album : Melba!
Label : Summit
7:54 AM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Joe Negri
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Noteworthy
8:01 AM
Blues in the Closet
Artist : Ron Carter
Album : Stardust
Label : Blue Note
8:06 AM
O Sole Mio
Artist : Aldo Romano
Album : Canzoni
Label : Enja
8:12 AM
Pause For Fred’s Claws
Artist : Bob DeVos
Album : Playing For Keeps
Label : Savant
8:19 AM
What’s New?
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Ballads
Label : Impulse
8:23 AM
Tenderly
Artist : Champian Fulton
Album : Champian Sings and Swings
Label : Sharp Nine
8:27 AM
Strike Up the Band
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
8:34 AM
Alegria
Artist : Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Album : The New Crystal Silence
Label : Concord
8:40 AM
Anyone Who Had a Heart
Artist : Diane Marino
Album : Just Groovin'
Label : M&M
8:45 AM
It Seem Like You’re Ready
Artist : JC Stylles
Album : Exhilaration and Other States (Featuring Pat Bianchi & Lawrence Leathers)
Label : Motema
8:50 AM
Blues Hangover
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
8:53 AM
Spring Overture
Artist : Fred Fried and Core
Album : EnCore
Label : Ballet Tree
9:01 AM
Midnight the Stars and You
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
9:06 AM
Lullaby of Birdland
Artist : MEL TORME
Album : Lulu's Back in Town
Label : Avenue Jazz
9:11 AM
There Will Never be Another You
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Tjader Plays Tjazz
Label : Fantasy
9:17 AM
Venice Waltz
Artist : Bob Mamet Trio
Album : Impromptu
Label : Counterpoint
9:21 AM
Stolen Moments
Artist : Turtle Island String Quartet
Album : Turtle Island String Quartet
Label : Windham Hill
9:27 AM
Don’t Go Back On Your Raisin’
Artist : Eli Yamin & Evan Christopher
Album : Louie's Dream
Label : Yamin Music
9:33 AM
Moment to Moment
Artist : JIMMY COBB’S MOB
Album : Cobb's Groove
Label : Milestone
9:39 AM
Suk-Cha
Artist : Mark Levine and the Latin Tinge
Album : Off & On
Label : Left Coast Clave
9:44 AM
I Surrender Dear
Artist : Great Jazz Trio
Album : 's Wonderful
Label : n.a.
9:50 AM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
9:55 AM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
10:01 AM
Emily
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : Live at Art D'Lugoff's: Top of the Gate
Label : Resonance
10:06 AM
In the Middle of a Kiss
Artist : Scott Hamilton & Bucky Pizzarelli
Album : The Red Door
Label : Concord
10:11 AM
Salsa Americana
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
Label : Concord
10:15 AM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : The Mose Chronicles - Live in London, Volume 2
Label : Blue Note
10:19 AM
Strollin’
Artist : Al Dowe
Album : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Label : Dowdel
10:25 AM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : LESTER YOUNG
Album : In Washington D.C., 1956, Volume 4
Label : Pablo
10:33 AM
A Gentle Man
Artist : Rod McGaha
Album : a gentle man
Label : Rod McGaha
10:39 AM
Speak Low
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
10:45 AM
Just One of Those Things
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Dizzy's Diamonds - Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
10:51 AM
I Get Along Without You Very Well
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
10:54 AM
Limbo Jazz
Artist : Duke Ellington & Coleman Hawkins
Album : Can You Dig It?!
Label : Impulse
11:01 AM
A Cat in the Alley
Artist : ROB WALKER JAZZ QUINTET
Album : A Cat in the Alley
Label : MP3.com
11:06 AM
Jeannine
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Groove Brothers
Label : Milestone
11:10 AM
Let Me
Artist : LEONARD HOCHMAN
Album : Manhattan Morning
Label : Jazzheads
11:16 AM
The Wind Song
Artist : Patricia Barber
Album : Smash
Label : Concord
11:20 AM
One By One
Artist : The Bill Harris Quintet
Album : This Time the Dream's on Me
Label : Pensativa Music
11:26 AM
Both Sides Now
Artist : MAX LEAKE
Album : Trios
Label : Corona
11:33 AM
Hello Young Lovers
Artist : Michael Carvin
Album : Michael Carvin
Label : Marsalis Music
11:39 AM
Moraga
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
11:46 AM
Laura
Artist : JON FADDIS
Album : Remembrances
Label : Chesky
11:52 AM
Don’t Let Me Lose This Dream
Artist : Barbara Morrison
Album : I Know How To Do It
Label : Chartmaker
11:54 AM
High Peaks
Artist : Bob Sneider & Paul Hofmann
Album : Serve and Volley
Label : Origin
12:01 PM
Groovin’ Hard
Artist : Buddy Rich
Album : The Best of Buddy Rich: The Pacific Jazz Years
Label : Pacific Jazz
12:06 PM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : MICHAEL "PATCHES" STEWART
Album : Blue Patches
Label : Hip Bop
12:11 PM
These Foolish Things
Artist : HARRY ALLEN
Album : Harry Allen Meets the John Pizzarelli Trio
Label : BMG/RCA
12:18 PM
Nice and Easy
Artist : PAULA WEST
Album : Temptation
Label : Paula West
12:22 PM
Little Big Horns
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
12:27 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Rich Thompson
Album : Less is More
Label : Origin
12:34 PM
Yesterdays
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Shining Hour
Label : Muse
12:40 PM
Short Cake
Artist : Steve Turre
Album : One4J
Label : Telarc
12:46 PM
Shall We Dance?
Artist : Stacey Kent
Album : In Love Again
Label : Candid
12:49 PM
Para Ti
Artist : The Las Vegas Jazz Connection
Album : 11
Label : Nathan Tanouye
12:55 PM
Charlie Brown Theme
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : Charlie Brown's Holiday Hits
Label : Fantasy
1:01 PM
Jimmy’s Groove
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : The Best of Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff
Label : Milestone
1:06 PM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Nights of Ballads and Blues
Label : Impulse
1:09 PM
Stardust
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
1:16 PM
Night and Day
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : The Frank Sinatra Collection
Label : Green Hill
1:21 PM
Little Surprise
Artist : LENNY MARCUS
Album : A Different Shade of Blue
Label : LJM
1:25 PM
Can’t We Be Friends?
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Album : An American Icon
Label : Hip-O
1:31 PM
My Song
Artist : Tamir Hendelman
Album : Destinations
Label : Resonance
1:37 PM
Quiet Time
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
1:42 PM
My Buddy
Artist : Sonny Stitt
Album : Best of the Rest
Label : 32 Jazz
1:49 PM
Detroit / Kingston
Artist : Geof Bradfield
Album : Melba!
Label : Summit
1:54 PM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Joe Negri
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Noteworthy
2:01 PM
Blues in the Closet
Artist : Ron Carter
Album : Stardust
Label : Blue Note
2:06 PM
O Sole Mio
Artist : Aldo Romano
Album : Canzoni
Label : Enja
2:12 PM
Pause For Fred’s Claws
Artist : Bob DeVos
Album : Playing For Keeps
Label : Savant
2:19 PM
What’s New?
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Ballads
Label : Impulse
2:23 PM
Tenderly
Artist : Champian Fulton
Album : Champian Sings and Swings
Label : Sharp Nine
2:27 PM
Strike Up the Band
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
2:34 PM
Alegria
Artist : Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Album : The New Crystal Silence
Label : Concord
2:40 PM
Anyone Who Had a Heart
Artist : Diane Marino
Album : Just Groovin'
Label : M&M
2:45 PM
It Seem Like You’re Ready
Artist : JC Stylles
Album : Exhilaration and Other States (Featuring Pat Bianchi & Lawrence Leathers)
Label : Motema
2:50 PM
Blues Hangover
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
2:53 PM
Spring Overture
Artist : Fred Fried and Core
Album : EnCore
Label : Ballet Tree
3:01 PM
Midnight the Stars and You
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
3:06 PM
Lullaby of Birdland
Artist : MEL TORME
Album : Lulu's Back in Town
Label : Avenue Jazz
3:11 PM
There Will Never be Another You
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Tjader Plays Tjazz
Label : Fantasy
3:17 PM
Venice Waltz
Artist : Bob Mamet Trio
Album : Impromptu
Label : Counterpoint
3:21 PM
Stolen Moments
Artist : Turtle Island String Quartet
Album : Turtle Island String Quartet
Label : Windham Hill
3:27 PM
Don’t Go Back On Your Raisin’
Artist : Eli Yamin & Evan Christopher
Album : Louie's Dream
Label : Yamin Music
3:33 PM
Moment to Moment
Artist : JIMMY COBB’S MOB
Album : Cobb's Groove
Label : Milestone
3:39 PM
Suk-Cha
Artist : Mark Levine and the Latin Tinge
Album : Off & On
Label : Left Coast Clave
3:44 PM
I Surrender Dear
Artist : Great Jazz Trio
Album : 's Wonderful
Label : n.a.
3:50 PM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
3:55 PM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
4:01 PM
Emily
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : Live at Art D'Lugoff's: Top of the Gate
Label : Resonance
4:06 PM
In the Middle of a Kiss
Artist : Scott Hamilton & Bucky Pizzarelli
Album : The Red Door
Label : Concord
4:11 PM
Salsa Americana
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
Label : Concord
4:15 PM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : The Mose Chronicles - Live in London, Volume 2
Label : Blue Note
4:19 PM
Strollin’
Artist : Al Dowe
Album : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Label : Dowdel
4:25 PM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : LESTER YOUNG
Album : In Washington D.C., 1956, Volume 4
Label : Pablo
4:33 PM
A Gentle Man
Artist : Rod McGaha
Album : a gentle man
Label : Rod McGaha
4:39 PM
Speak Low
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
4:45 PM
Just One of Those Things
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Dizzy's Diamonds - Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
4:51 PM
I Get Along Without You Very Well
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
4:54 PM
Limbo Jazz
Artist : Duke Ellington & Coleman Hawkins
Album : Can You Dig It?!
Label : Impulse
5:01 PM
A Cat in the Alley
Artist : ROB WALKER JAZZ QUINTET
Album : A Cat in the Alley
Label : MP3.com
5:06 PM
Jeannine
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Groove Brothers
Label : Milestone
5:10 PM
Let Me
Artist : LEONARD HOCHMAN
Album : Manhattan Morning
Label : Jazzheads
5:16 PM
The Wind Song
Artist : Patricia Barber
Album : Smash
Label : Concord
5:20 PM
One By One
Artist : The Bill Harris Quintet
Album : This Time the Dream's on Me
Label : Pensativa Music
5:26 PM
Both Sides Now
Artist : MAX LEAKE
Album : Trios
Label : Corona
5:33 PM
Hello Young Lovers
Artist : Michael Carvin
Album : Michael Carvin
Label : Marsalis Music
5:39 PM
Moraga
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
5:46 PM
Laura
Artist : JON FADDIS
Album : Remembrances
Label : Chesky
5:52 PM
Don’t Let Me Lose This Dream
Artist : Barbara Morrison
Album : I Know How To Do It
Label : Chartmaker
5:54 PM
High Peaks
Artist : Bob Sneider & Paul Hofmann
Album : Serve and Volley
Label : Origin

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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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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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