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

January 12, 2013

6:01 AM
One Foot in the Gutter
Artist : WILLIE RODRIGUEZ
Album : Flatjacks
Label : Milestone
6:06 AM
On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : WYNTON KELLY
Album : VARIOUS: Riverside Original Jazz Classics Sampler
Label : Riverside
6:10 AM
Love Poem For Donna
Artist : LALO SCHIFRIN
Album : Ins and Outs/Lalo Live at the Blue Note
Label : Aleph
6:17 AM
Three Little Words
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : The Complete Sarah Vaughan on Mercury, Vol. 3
Label : EmArcy
6:21 AM
After the Love Has Gone
Artist : PAUL BOLLENBACK
Album : Double Gemini
Label : Challenge
6:27 AM
I Found a New Baby
Artist : Les Doigts De L’Homme
Album : 1910
Label : ALMA
6:31 AM
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Artist : Andre Previn
Album : Old Friends
Label : Telarc
6:37 AM
Six Shades Of Green
Artist : Ron Di Salvio
Album : Essence of Green (a Tribute to Kind of Blue)
Label : Origin
6:45 AM
Underneath the Apple Tree
Artist : Davis and Dow
Album : Loverly
Label : Davis and Dow
6:52 AM
Setembro
Artist : Donald Harrison
Album : Nouveau Swing
Label : Impulse
6:57 AM
Celia
Artist : Rolando Luna
Album : Chico & Rita (BSO)
Label : Calle 54
7:01 AM
Love Theme From Spartacus
Artist : Eddie Gomez
Album : Dedication
Label : Evidence
7:06 AM
Infinite Heart
Artist : DONALD HARRISON & TERENCE BLANCHARD
Album : Black Pearl
Label : Columbia
7:11 AM
Skating in Central Park
Artist : Yoshiaki Masuo
Album : Are You Happy Now
Label : Sunnyside
7:18 AM
Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : The Main Ingredient
Label : Verve
7:22 AM
I’m an Old Cowhand
Artist : NATE NAJAR
Album : The Cool Sounds of Nate Najar
Label : Blue Line
7:27 AM
Charlie Brown
Artist : ELLIS MARSALIS
Album : from Wynton & Ellis Marsalis: Joe Cool's Blues
Label : Columbia
7:33 AM
Double Take
Artist : Jay Ashby and Steve Davis
Album : Mistaken Identity
Label : MCG Jazz
7:39 AM
I Ain’t Got Nobody
Artist : Larry Vuckovich
Album : Street Scene
Label : Tetrachord Music
7:44 AM
Snibor
Artist : Paul Meyers Quartet
Album : Paul Meyers Quartet Featuring Frank Wess
Label : Miles High
7:51 AM
I Can’t Get Started
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington Presents...
Label : Bethlehem
7:56 AM
Brew’s Blues
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Tjader Plays Tjazz
Label : Fantasy
8:01 AM
Just a Second to Catch My Breath
Artist : KENNY GARRETT
Album : Standard of Language
Label : Warner Brothers
8:06 AM
Doxy
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : VARIOUS: the Prestige Records Story
Label : Prestige
8:11 AM
Robert Frost
Artist : Jay Leonhart
Album : Salamander Pie
Label : DMP
8:16 AM
Body and Soul
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
8:20 AM
Elsa
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : Jazz Showcase
Label : Riverside
8:25 AM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
8:32 AM
Laura
Artist : John Stein
Album : Hi Fly
Label : Whaling City Sound
8:38 AM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Back In New York
Label : n.a.
8:43 AM
Au Bord De L’eau
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Quartet
Label : Palmetto
8:49 AM
Meditation
Artist : ROSEMARY CLOONEY
Album : VARIOUS: An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook
Label : Concord
8:54 AM
Unchain My Heart
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : The Gift
Label : Highnote
9:01 AM
C.C. Rider
Artist : Tommy Flanagan
Album : Sea Changes
Label : Evidence
9:06 AM
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
9:11 AM
Air Mail Special
Artist : CHRIS FLORY
Album : For All We Know
Label : Concord
9:17 AM
What’s New?
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Ballads
Label : Impulse
9:21 AM
Favela
Artist : Sergio Mendes
Album : The Swinger From Rio
Label : Atlantic
9:27 AM
Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
Artist : Q’d Up
Album : Quintessence
Label : Jazz Hang
9:31 AM
In a Sentimental Mood
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Ten Fingers - One Voice
Label : Arkadia Jazz
9:37 AM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : NICK BRIGNOLA
Album : Tour de Force
Label : Reservoir
9:45 AM
Cherokee
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Bassics: The Best of the Ray Brown Trio (1977-2000)
Label : Concord
9:52 AM
Star Song
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
9:57 AM
St. Louis Blues
Artist : DON BYRON
Album : Bug Music
Label : Nonesuch
10:01 AM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : Marius Nordal
Album : Boomer Jazz
Label : Origin
10:06 AM
One By One
Artist : Jeff Lashway
Album : Reunion
Label : Random Act
10:12 AM
Oh Happy Day
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : from QUINCY JONES & BILL COSBY: the Original Jam Sessions 1969
Label : Concord
10:17 AM
These Foolish Things
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Talk of the Town
Label : Telarc
10:21 AM
Mood Indigo
Artist : BOB WILBER
Album : Everywhere You Go There's Jazz
Label : Arbors
10:26 AM
That Old Feeling
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
10:32 AM
Lullabye
Artist : Gene Harris
Album : Listen Here!
Label : Concord
10:38 AM
Remembering the Rain
Artist : Fred Hersch
Album : Evanessence
Label : Evidence
10:43 AM
How Insensitive
Artist : NEIL McNAMARA
Album : Rainy Night
Label : Bonobo
10:48 AM
I Concentrate on You
Artist : BALCONY BIG BAND
Album : Seasoned To Taste
Label : Corona
10:53 AM
Black Velvet (Don’t’cha Go ’way Mad)
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Sentimental Journey
Label : Highnote
11:01 AM
Maybe September (Theme From "the Oscar")
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
Album : The Spoiler
Label : Blue Note
11:06 AM
Take Five
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
11:11 AM
On the Street Where You Live
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Love Songs
Label : The Four Freshmen
11:17 AM
The Glory of Love
Artist : Paul McCartney
Album : Kisses on the Bottom
Label : MPL Communications
11:21 AM
Ruby, My Dear
Artist : Mark Weinstein
Album : Jazz Brazil
Label : Jazzheads
11:27 AM
They Didn’t Believe Me
Artist : LUCKY THOMPSON
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Jerome Kern
Label : Prestige
11:33 AM
Very Early
Artist : BOB RAVENSCROFT TRIO
Album : At Taliesin West
Label : Ravenswave
11:39 AM
Hard Times
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Blues + Jazz
Label : Rhino
11:44 AM
My Reverie
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
11:50 AM
The Bluebird
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord
11:55 AM
Frim Fram Sauce
Artist : Akiko Tsuruga
Album : Oriental Express
Label : Allegro
12:01 PM
One Foot in the Gutter
Artist : WILLIE RODRIGUEZ
Album : Flatjacks
Label : Milestone
12:06 PM
On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : WYNTON KELLY
Album : VARIOUS: Riverside Original Jazz Classics Sampler
Label : Riverside
12:10 PM
Love Poem For Donna
Artist : LALO SCHIFRIN
Album : Ins and Outs/Lalo Live at the Blue Note
Label : Aleph
12:17 PM
Three Little Words
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : The Complete Sarah Vaughan on Mercury, Vol. 3
Label : EmArcy
12:21 PM
After the Love Has Gone
Artist : PAUL BOLLENBACK
Album : Double Gemini
Label : Challenge
12:27 PM
I Found a New Baby
Artist : Les Doigts De L’Homme
Album : 1910
Label : ALMA
12:31 PM
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Artist : Andre Previn
Album : Old Friends
Label : Telarc
12:37 PM
Six Shades Of Green
Artist : Ron Di Salvio
Album : Essence of Green (a Tribute to Kind of Blue)
Label : Origin
12:45 PM
Underneath the Apple Tree
Artist : Davis and Dow
Album : Loverly
Label : Davis and Dow
12:52 PM
Setembro
Artist : Donald Harrison
Album : Nouveau Swing
Label : Impulse
12:57 PM
Celia
Artist : Rolando Luna
Album : Chico & Rita (BSO)
Label : Calle 54
1:01 PM
Love Theme From Spartacus
Artist : Eddie Gomez
Album : Dedication
Label : Evidence
1:06 PM
Infinite Heart
Artist : DONALD HARRISON & TERENCE BLANCHARD
Album : Black Pearl
Label : Columbia
1:11 PM
Skating in Central Park
Artist : Yoshiaki Masuo
Album : Are You Happy Now
Label : Sunnyside
1:18 PM
Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : The Main Ingredient
Label : Verve
1:22 PM
I’m an Old Cowhand
Artist : NATE NAJAR
Album : The Cool Sounds of Nate Najar
Label : Blue Line
1:27 PM
Charlie Brown
Artist : ELLIS MARSALIS
Album : from Wynton & Ellis Marsalis: Joe Cool's Blues
Label : Columbia
1:33 PM
Double Take
Artist : Jay Ashby and Steve Davis
Album : Mistaken Identity
Label : MCG Jazz
1:39 PM
I Ain’t Got Nobody
Artist : Larry Vuckovich
Album : Street Scene
Label : Tetrachord Music
1:44 PM
Snibor
Artist : Paul Meyers Quartet
Album : Paul Meyers Quartet Featuring Frank Wess
Label : Miles High
1:51 PM
I Can’t Get Started
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington Presents...
Label : Bethlehem
1:56 PM
Brew’s Blues
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Tjader Plays Tjazz
Label : Fantasy
2:01 PM
Just a Second to Catch My Breath
Artist : KENNY GARRETT
Album : Standard of Language
Label : Warner Brothers
2:06 PM
Doxy
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : VARIOUS: the Prestige Records Story
Label : Prestige
2:11 PM
Robert Frost
Artist : Jay Leonhart
Album : Salamander Pie
Label : DMP
2:16 PM
Body and Soul
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
2:20 PM
Elsa
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : Jazz Showcase
Label : Riverside
2:25 PM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
2:32 PM
Laura
Artist : John Stein
Album : Hi Fly
Label : Whaling City Sound
2:38 PM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Back In New York
Label : n.a.
2:43 PM
Au Bord De L’eau
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Quartet
Label : Palmetto
2:49 PM
Meditation
Artist : ROSEMARY CLOONEY
Album : VARIOUS: An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook
Label : Concord
2:54 PM
Unchain My Heart
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : The Gift
Label : Highnote
3:01 PM
C.C. Rider
Artist : Tommy Flanagan
Album : Sea Changes
Label : Evidence
3:06 PM
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
3:11 PM
Air Mail Special
Artist : CHRIS FLORY
Album : For All We Know
Label : Concord
3:17 PM
What’s New?
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Ballads
Label : Impulse
3:21 PM
Favela
Artist : Sergio Mendes
Album : The Swinger From Rio
Label : Atlantic
3:27 PM
Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
Artist : Q’d Up
Album : Quintessence
Label : Jazz Hang
3:31 PM
In a Sentimental Mood
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Ten Fingers - One Voice
Label : Arkadia Jazz
3:37 PM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : NICK BRIGNOLA
Album : Tour de Force
Label : Reservoir
3:45 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Bassics: The Best of the Ray Brown Trio (1977-2000)
Label : Concord
3:52 PM
Star Song
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
3:57 PM
St. Louis Blues
Artist : DON BYRON
Album : Bug Music
Label : Nonesuch
4:01 PM
Mrs. Robinson
Artist : Marius Nordal
Album : Boomer Jazz
Label : Origin
4:06 PM
One By One
Artist : Jeff Lashway
Album : Reunion
Label : Random Act
4:12 PM
Oh Happy Day
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : from QUINCY JONES & BILL COSBY: the Original Jam Sessions 1969
Label : Concord
4:17 PM
These Foolish Things
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Talk of the Town
Label : Telarc
4:21 PM
Mood Indigo
Artist : BOB WILBER
Album : Everywhere You Go There's Jazz
Label : Arbors
4:26 PM
That Old Feeling
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
4:32 PM
Lullabye
Artist : Gene Harris
Album : Listen Here!
Label : Concord
4:38 PM
Remembering the Rain
Artist : Fred Hersch
Album : Evanessence
Label : Evidence
4:43 PM
How Insensitive
Artist : NEIL McNAMARA
Album : Rainy Night
Label : Bonobo
4:48 PM
I Concentrate on You
Artist : BALCONY BIG BAND
Album : Seasoned To Taste
Label : Corona
4:53 PM
Black Velvet (Don’t’cha Go ’way Mad)
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Sentimental Journey
Label : Highnote
5:01 PM
Maybe September (Theme From "the Oscar")
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
Album : The Spoiler
Label : Blue Note
5:06 PM
Take Five
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
5:11 PM
On the Street Where You Live
Artist : The Four Freshmen
Album : Love Songs
Label : The Four Freshmen
5:17 PM
The Glory of Love
Artist : Paul McCartney
Album : Kisses on the Bottom
Label : MPL Communications
5:21 PM
Ruby, My Dear
Artist : Mark Weinstein
Album : Jazz Brazil
Label : Jazzheads
5:27 PM
They Didn’t Believe Me
Artist : LUCKY THOMPSON
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Jerome Kern
Label : Prestige
5:33 PM
Very Early
Artist : BOB RAVENSCROFT TRIO
Album : At Taliesin West
Label : Ravenswave
5:39 PM
Hard Times
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Blues + Jazz
Label : Rhino
5:44 PM
My Reverie
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
5:50 PM
The Bluebird
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord
5:55 PM
Frim Fram Sauce
Artist : Akiko Tsuruga
Album : Oriental Express
Label : Allegro

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WRTI Spotlight
6:59 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Lauren Lark on Sunday Jazz with Jeff Duperon: July 27, 8:30 PM

Vocalist Lauren Lark

On Sunday, July 27th at 8:30 PM, Sunday Jazz with Jeff Duperon welcomes Lauren Lark who honed her talents of singing jazz, classical, and many genres in between with a diverse concentration on linguistics including French, Portuguese, Latin, and German at The University of The Arts and has performed at numerous venues and events worldwide.
 
Lauren will discuss her latest project, “A WOMAN of ONE," This musical one-woman program showcases the many talents of the Philadelphia native Lauren Lark.
 

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
2:03 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Fred Hersch Floats On, With A Dynamic Trio In Tow

Jazz pianist Fred Hersch released his latest album, a trio recording called Floating, in July.
Vincent Soyez Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat July 19, 2014 11:45 am

The last time Fred Hersch was featured on Weekend Edition Saturday, the headline read, "Back On Stage By No Small Miracle." It was 2009, and scarcely a year earlier, the jazz pianist had suffered AIDS-related dementia and fallen into a coma for several months. Since recovering, Hersch has come roaring back to music, releasing a string of live albums to critical success.

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Clips From the Art After 5 Broadcast
11:13 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Meet Vocalist Kevin Valentine

Jazz vocalist Kevin Valentine

In case you missed Jeff Duperon's live broadcast from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on July 11th, here are clips from Maureen Malloy's interview with vocalist Kevin Valentine, which aired during the broadcast.

Also, for your listening pleasure, here is some of the interview that did not make it on the air during the broadcast.  If you're wondering about possible future music from Kevin Valentine, be sure to give this a listen!

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
4:58 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

A Sax Trio Taps Tradition While Thriving In The Present

Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio released its self-titled debut album in June.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue July 15, 2014 7:23 pm

Melissa Aldana, who became the first female instrumentalist and first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition last fall, is not the average talent-contest winner.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
2:07 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass

Originally published on Fri July 11, 2014 9:39 pm

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Creatively Speaking
11:44 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Octavius Catto Celebrated In Song At The Mann Center

Civil-rights activist Octavius Catto was mudered in 1871 on his way to vote.

You never know where you'll encounter composer Uri Caine - born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia, but now equally well known in jazz and classical circles around the world. But the Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns found him rehearsing in yet another musical continent at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Olney.

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Creatively Speaking
1:36 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Jazz in a Historic Philadelphia Neighborhood: Sol Unlimited Summer Concert Series

This summer's Sol Unlimited Concert Series is on Tuesday nights at the Morris Estates Cultural Center in West Oak Lane

A summer jazz series is once again showcasing music in a historic Philadelphia neighborhood. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, it’s the second season for the concerts, presented by Sol Unlimited Jazz and Arts.

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Maureen Malloy's Interview With Michael Pedicin
2:47 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Michael Pedicin Uncut

Tenor saxophonist Michael Pedicin

Locally born saxophonist Michael Pedicin has lived the life of many men. We know him for his music, but when Maureen Malloy interviewed Michael prior to his Art After 5 performance on June 20th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, we learned that his career was much more extensive. In case you missed it, below are the clips that aired.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
10:36 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Newport Jazz 2011: Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen, Live In Concert

Avishai Cohen performs with his trio, Triveni, on the Harbor Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival.
Erik Jacobs for NPR

What is it with trumpeter Avishai Cohen and triples lately? He recently recorded a pair of albums with his band Triveni, a free-swinging trio which showcases his fervent imagination. He's also one of three Cohen siblings in jazz's top echelon; Avishai invited his big sister Anat, the celebrated clarinet specialist, to join him here.

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Classic Music and Jazz for July 3rd and 4th
1:15 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Music for Your Independence Day Holiday!

We're celebrating America's independence with American classical music during the day and nostalgic jazz at night on July 3rd and 4th. Join us!

CLASSICAL

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