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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January 24, 2013

6:01 AM
Don’t Take Your Love From Me
Artist : Milt Jackson & Coleman Hawkins
Album : Bean Bags
Label : Koch
6:06 AM
Ciao, Ciao
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
Album : Let It Go
Label : Impulse
6:12 AM
Anais Petit
Album : The Sophisticate
Label : Noir
6:19 AM
Sometimes I’m Happy
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : After Hours
Label : Novus
6:23 AM
Moon River
Artist : Grant Green
Album : The Complete Quartets With Sonny Clark
Label : Blue Note
6:29 AM
Joy Spring
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
6:36 AM
Such Love
Album : Other Hours - Connick on Piano I
Label : Marsalis Music
6:42 AM
Red Beans
Artist : Red Garland
Album : Red's Blues
Label : Prestige
6:46 AM
Sack o’ Woe
Artist : George Benson
Album : Compact Jazz
Label : Verve
6:49 AM
Night and Day
Artist : Gail Pettis
Album : Here in the Moment
Label : OA2
6:54 AM
Artist : Swingadelic
Album : The Other Duke
Label : Zoho
7:01 AM
Easy Street
Album : VARIOUS: Blonde
Label : Playboy
7:06 AM
When My Man Comes Home
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
7:10 AM
Revibal Meeting
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : Explosive!
Label : Qwest
7:18 AM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Boss Guitar
Label : Riverside
7:22 AM
Salina Street
Artist : ESP
Album : Reach
Label : Spider
7:27 AM
One Note Samba
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : VARIOUS: Jazz That Swings
Label : 32 Jazz
7:32 AM
Artist : Matthew Kaminski
Album : Taking My Time
Label : Chicken Coup
7:38 AM
Lady Bird
Album : Centerpiece
Label : Origin
7:43 AM
I’ll Be Around
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Music of Alec Wilder
Label : Jazz Alliance
7:46 AM
Lincoln Heights
Artist : Jo Jones
Album : The Essential
Label : Vanguard
7:54 AM
Slow Freight
Artist : Ray Bryant
Album : Alone at Montreux
Label : 32 Jazz
8:01 AM
The Brown Soldier
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Genuine Chestnut
Label : Telarc
8:06 AM
Harvest Moon
Album : Penumbra
Label : Monarch
8:10 AM
Like Sonny
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane Jazz
Label : Atlantic
8:17 AM
Just Like a Butterfly That’s Caught In The Rain
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Glad Rag Doll
Label : Verve
8:21 AM
Honeysuckle Rose
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Ray Brown/Monty Alexander/Russell Malone
Label : Telarc
8:26 AM
West Coast Blues
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : African Waltz
Label : Riverside
8:32 AM
Blue Boppin’ at the Saint
Artist : Al Naylor
Album : Legacy
Label : Al Naylor
8:38 AM
Echo of My Dream
Artist : Benny Carter
Album : Songbook Volume II
Label : Musicmasters
8:43 AM
Artist : Lynne Arriale
Album : Inspiration
Label : TCB
8:48 AM
My Song
Artist : Keith Jarrett
Album : My Song
Label : ECM
8:54 AM
Some Other Sunset
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Waiting For Spring
Label : GRP
9:01 AM
Groovy Medium
Artist : Ben Wolfe
Album : No Strangers Here
Label : MaxJazz
9:06 AM
Summer Night
Artist : John Basile
Album : No Apologies
Label : StringTime Jazz
9:11 AM
Upstairs With Milt
Album : East Coast Jazz/5
Label : Bethlehem
9:14 AM
I’ve Never Been in Love Before
Artist : ERIN BODE
Album : Don't Take Your Time
Label : MaxJazz
9:18 AM
Kofifi Blue
Artist : Abdullah Ibrahim
Album : Cape Town Flowers
Label : Tip Toe
9:21 AM
Time on My Hands
Album : Warm Valley
Label : Resurgent
9:29 AM
(Back Home Again In) Indiana
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Jazz: Red, Hot and Cool
Label : Columbia
9:35 AM
Album : Seaward
Label : Soul Note
9:39 AM
Blue Gardenia
Album : Blue Gardenia
Label : Bluejay
9:44 AM
Learnin’ The Blues
Artist : Kathy Kosins
Album : To the Ladies of Cool
Label : Resonance
9:50 AM
Artist : Freddie Hubbard
Album : On the Real Side
Label : Times Square


WRTI Spotlight
5:34 pm
Thu July 24, 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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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!


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CD Selections
4:35 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

June Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Here's Nick Bewsey from ICON Magazine with a bunch of great jazz CDs to tell you about.

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