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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February 13, 2013

6:01 AM
Pocket Watch
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Triple Play
Label : MaxJazz
6:06 AM
Album : Organic
Label : A440
6:12 AM
Tell Me When
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Night Lights
Label : Verve
6:17 AM
Miss Lucy
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Jug
Label : Prestige
6:21 AM
I’ve Got the World on a String
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : VARIOUS: Monterey Jazz Festival: 40 Legendary Years
Label : Malpaso
6:25 AM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
Label : Blue Forest
6:34 AM
Artist : Benny Green
Album : These Are Soulful Days
Label : Blue Note
6:40 AM
Artist : Joe Lovano & Hank Jones
Album : Lush Life: the Untold Story of Billy Strayhorn
Label : Blue Note
6:44 AM
Artist : Ron Di Salvio
Album : Essence of Green (a Tribute to Kind of Blue)
Label : Origin
6:50 AM
Can’t Get Out of This Mood
Artist : Pamela Luss
Album : Sweet and Saxy
Label : Savant
6:53 AM
Sweet Lorraine
Artist : Christian Howes
Album : Out of the Blue
Label : Resonance
7:01 AM
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Artist : Ed Saindon
Album : Swing on the Sunnyside
Label : A Records
7:06 AM
Moody’s Mood For Love/I’m in the Mood For Love
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
7:10 AM
The End of a Love Affair
Artist : Bill Easley
Album : Love Stories
Label : American Showplace
7:15 AM
My Romance
Artist : Sarah Partridge
Album : Perspective
Label : Peartree
7:19 AM
I Don’t Wanna Be Kissed (By Anyone But You)
Artist : Terell Stafford
Album : New Beginnings
Label : MaxJazz
7:24 AM
Sophisticated Swing
Artist : Red Garland Quartet
Album : Solar
Label : Jazzland
7:31 AM
Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go)
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Crunch Time
Label : Milestone
7:37 AM
Nada Como ter Amor
Album : When Baden Meets Trane
Label : n.a.
7:41 AM
The Brightest Moon
Artist : Bill Prouten
Album : Low-Down, No-Good...
Label : MAP
7:48 AM
Warm Blue Stream
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
7:53 AM
Blues Walk
Artist : Lou Donaldson
Album : Blues Walk
Label : Blue Note
8:01 AM
Henry "Red" Allen
Album : The Chicago Jazz Ensemble
Label : CMG
8:06 AM
New Morning
Artist : TAKASHI
Album : Storm Zone
Label : Blue Note
8:11 AM
Album : Balkan Blues
Label : Enja
8:20 AM
Close Your Eyes
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Boss Tenor
Label : Prestige
8:24 AM
Back Water Blues
Artist : Dinah Washington
Album : First Issue: the Dinah Washington Story
Label : Mercury
8:28 AM
Green Chimneys
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
8:35 AM
It Could Happen to You
Artist : Eddie ’Lockjaw’ Davis
Album : Gentle Jaws
Label : Prestige
8:41 AM
I Never Knew
Artist : Joe Negri
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Noteworthy
8:46 AM
What’s New ?
Artist : Richard Sussman Quintet
Album : Live at Sweet Rhythm
Label : Origin
8:52 AM
West Coast Blues
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord
8:57 AM
Track Meet
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : Charlie Brown's Holiday Hits
Label : Fantasy
9:01 AM
Spider Kelly’s Blues
Artist : Jo Jones
Album : The Essential
Label : Vanguard
9:06 AM
Artist : Vincent Herring
Album : Jobim For Lovers
Label : Musicmasters
9:11 AM
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
9:19 AM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
Album : Anything Goes - Live
Label : Concord
9:23 AM
Talk of the Town
Album : In Washington D.C., 1956, Volume 4
Label : Pablo
9:30 AM
Thinking of Lady
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
9:35 AM
The Road Home
Artist : Clipper Anderson
Album : The Road Home
Label : Origin
9:41 AM
Tell Me More and More and Then Some
Artist : Jackie Ryan
Album : DOOZY
Label : OpenArt
9:45 AM
Echoes of Harlem
Album : Harlem 2000
Label : Nagel Heyer
9:49 AM
Bock to Bock
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
9:54 AM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Album : Cliffhanger
Label : Nagel Heyer


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