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 31, 2013

6:01 AM
The Duke
Artist : Larry Coryell
Album : Shining Hour
Label : Muse
6:06 AM
Bemsha Swing
Artist : Houston Person & Ron Carter
Album : The Complete Muse Sessions
Label : 32 Jazz
6:11 AM
Album : VARIOUS: Eastwood After Hours Live at Carnegie Hall
Label : Malpaso
6:17 AM
The Man I Love
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
6:21 AM
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Music Keeps Us Young
Label : Arkadia Jazz
6:26 AM
I Surrender Dear
Artist : Dan Barrett
Album : Moon Song
Label : Arbors
6:34 AM
Whisper Not
Artist : Mark Sherman
Album : The L.A. Sessions
Label : Miles High
6:40 AM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Talk of the Town
Label : Telarc
6:45 AM
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : The Verve Jazz Sides
Label : Verve
6:50 AM
North Atlantic Run
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : The Art of Gerry Mulligan/The Final Recordings
Label : Telarc
6:55 AM
Rio One
Artist : Kerry Strayer Septet
Album : Jeru Blue: a Tribute To Gerry Mulligan
Label : Palmetto
7:01 AM
Star Song
Album : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Label : Fantasy
7:06 AM
Star Eyes
Album : VARIOUS: Special/Hifi/Nocturne OJC Sampler
Label : Specialty
7:10 AM
Artist : Steve Allee
Album : Colors
Label : Owl Studios
7:18 AM
Ev’ry Day (I Fall In Love)
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : Every Day: Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
7:22 AM
Dat Dere
Album : Somewhere in the Night
Label : Hightone
7:27 AM
After Hours
Artist : Ray Bryant
Album : Alone at Montreux
Label : 32 Jazz
7:33 AM
’Round Midnight
Artist : GROUP 15
Album : Plays Monk
Label : Sunnyside
7:39 AM
I’m Gonna Learn Your Style
Album : Right Where I Wanna Be
Label : Synergy
7:44 AM
There Goes My Heart
Album : Comes Love
Label : N2K
7:49 AM
Rose Room
Album : The Complete Charlie Shavers With Maxine Sullivan
Label : Bethlehem
7:54 AM
The Odd Couple
Artist : Jay Ashby and Steve Davis
Album : Mistaken Identity
Label : MCG Jazz
8:01 AM
Thunder Walk
Artist : George Benson
Album : Compact Jazz
Label : Verve
8:06 AM
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Chillin'
Label : Highnote
8:11 AM
This Is Me
Artist : El Movimiento
Album : The Movement
Label : Nueva No
8:19 AM
Dear Bix
Artist : Dee Bell
Album : Sagacious Grace
Label : Laser
8:23 AM
Oh, Good Grief!
Album : from Wynton & Ellis Marsalis: Joe Cool's Blues
Label : Columbia
8:28 AM
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : Early Modern
Label : Savoy
8:33 AM
Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love
Artist : Amy London
Album : Let's Fly
Label : Motema
8:39 AM
Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer)
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
8:43 AM
Waltz for Carmen
Album : Stolen Moments
Label : GRP
8:49 AM
They Didn’t Believe Me
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Jerome Kern
Label : Prestige
8:55 AM
Artist : The Cookers
Album : Warriors
Label : Jazz Legacy
9:01 AM
Someone to Watch Over Me
Album : Haunted Heart
Label : Sunnyside
9:06 AM
Pause For Fred’s Claws
Artist : Bob DeVos
Album : Playing For Keeps
Label : Savant
9:11 AM
Georgia on My Mind
Album : Atlantic-Pacific
Label : Arbors
9:17 AM
If Dreams Come True
Artist : Dee Bell
Album : Sagacious Grace
Label : Laser
9:21 AM
Samba De Orfeo
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : VARIOUS: Brazilian Horizons, Vol. 2
Label : Fantasy
9:26 AM
O Grande Amor
Artist : Generations
Album : Tough Guys
Label : ICA
9:34 AM
Along Came Betty
Album : Playing For Change
Label : Uptown
9:40 AM
You’re All the World to Me
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Arbors
9:45 AM
Hip Boots
Artist : The Birdland Stars
Album : Birdland Stars 1956
Label : Bluebird
9:50 AM
I Got Rhythm
Artist : Ella Woods
Album : Ella Sings Ella
Label : Ella Woods
9:55 AM
Strasbourg/St. Denis
Artist : Roy Hargrove
Album : Earfood
Label : Emarcy


WRTI Spotlight
4:24 pm
Thu July 17, 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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