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: 
5187f6a5e1c8f9b272c051a3|51802729e1c8619119d82533

Playlist

February 20, 2013

10:01 AM
Waking Dreams
Artist : Chantale Gagne
Album : Wisdom of the Water
Label : Chantelle Gagne
10:06 AM
When My Man Comes Home
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
10:10 AM
Hope Song
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : You Are My Sunshine
Label : Warner Brothers
10:17 AM
Waltz For Dorothy
Artist : Ryan Shea Smith
Album : Stay Awhile
Label : Exact
10:21 AM
Johnny Come Lately
Artist : Joe Lovano
Album : Lush Life: the Untold Story of Billy Strayhorn
Label : Blue Note
10:27 AM
Buffalo
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
10:34 AM
Until Next Time
Artist : Neil Gordon Trio
Album : It Takes Three
Label : Neil Gordon
10:40 AM
A Song For Ethan
Artist : Alex Clements
Album : Emily's Song
Label : Alex Clements
10:46 AM
Charade
Artist : Angela Hagenbach
Album : The Way They Make Me Feel
Label : Resonance
10:52 AM
Jingles
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
10:57 AM
Lullaby of Birdland
Artist : George Shearing
Album : The Best of George Shearing, Vol. 2
Label : Capitol
11:01 AM
Someone to Watch Over Me
Artist : EDDIE HIGGINS TRIO
Album : Haunted Heart
Label : Sunnyside
11:06 AM
I Feel Like Falling in Love
Artist : Josh Rzepka
Album : Midwest Coast
Label : Josh Rzepka
11:11 AM
Autumn Leaves
Artist : Lynn Veronneau
Album : Jazz Samba Project
Label : Veronneau Music
11:17 AM
Au Private
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : Jazz Profile
Label : Blue Note
11:21 AM
Taffy
Artist : Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Album : (1965-1966)
Label : RCA
11:27 AM
If I Should Lose You
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : The Complete Riverside Recordings
Label : Riverside
11:34 AM
Diaspora
Artist : Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Album : Collective Creativity
Label : 3Sixteen
11:40 AM
Where or When
Artist : Michael Tracy & Harry Pickens
Album : Conversations
Label : Sea Breeze
11:44 AM
Geshem
Artist : ISSI ROZEN
Album : Dark Beauty
Label : New Step
11:50 AM
Cold Duck
Artist : Al Jarreau
Album : Accentuate the Positive
Label : Verve
11:54 AM
Yardbird Suite
Artist : Herbie Mann
Album : VARIOUS: Rebop: the Savoy Originals
Label : Savoy
12:01 PM
The Song is You
Artist : Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson
Album : Cosmopolite: the Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions
Label : Verve
12:06 PM
Will You Still Be Mine?
Artist : Red Mitchell
Album : Red Mitchell
Label : Bethlehem
12:10 PM
Autumn Serenade
Artist : JIM FERGUSON
Album : Not Just Another Pretty Bass
Label : A-Records
12:17 PM
Sleepy Old Moon
Artist : TERRY GIBBS & BUDDY DEFRANCO
Album : Terry Gibbs & Buddy DeFranco Play Steve Allen
Label : Contemporary
12:21 PM
Georgia on My Mind
Artist : Frank Morgan
Album : City Nights
Label : Highnote
12:26 PM
I’ve Got the World on a String
Artist : LARRY MCKENNA
Album : My Shining Hour
Label : Alanna
12:34 PM
Come Dance With Me
Artist : Joey DeFrancesco
Album : Joey D!
Label : HighNote
12:40 PM
Earl’s Key
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
12:45 PM
You’re My Everything
Artist : MARTIN TAYLOR
Album : Two's Company
Label : Linn
12:50 PM
It Had to Be You
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : Easy Living
Label : Sin-Drome
12:54 PM
Black Orpheus
Artist : Tony Guerrero
Album : Blue Room
Label : Charleston Square
1:01 PM
Try It Baby
Artist : JOE KAP ORGAN TRIO
Album : Street Noise
Label : Severn
1:06 PM
The Man I Love
Artist : Etta James
Album : VARIOUS: Melrose Place Jazz
Label : Windham Hill
1:10 PM
There Will Never be Another You
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Tjader Plays Tjazz
Label : Fantasy
1:16 PM
There’s a House in Harlem For Sale
Artist : Henry ’Red’ Allen
Album : From the Hot Trumpets of Joe Newman and Henry "Red" Allen
Label : Prestige
1:20 PM
The Star-Crossed Lovers
Artist : MIKE LeDONNE
Album : To Each His Own
Label : Double Time
1:26 PM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
Label : Blue Forest
1:35 PM
Autumn in New York
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Blue Lights Vols. 1 & 2
Label : Blue Note
1:41 PM
Uncle James
Artist : Christian McBride
Album : Kind of Brown
Label : Mack Avenue
1:46 PM
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You
Artist : Claude ’Fiddler’ Williams
Album : Swingin' the Blues
Label : Bullseye
1:51 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Artist : BUD FREEMAN
Album : VARIOUS: Gentle Duke
Label : Prestige
1:57 PM
Coquette
Artist : BUCKY & JOHN PIZZARELLI
Album : Contrasts
Label : Arbors
2:01 PM
Waking Dreams
Artist : Chantale Gagne
Album : Wisdom of the Water
Label : Chantelle Gagne
2:06 PM
When My Man Comes Home
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : My Buddy
Label : Highnote
2:10 PM
Hope Song
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : You Are My Sunshine
Label : Warner Brothers
2:17 PM
Waltz For Dorothy
Artist : Ryan Shea Smith
Album : Stay Awhile
Label : Exact
2:21 PM
Johnny Come Lately
Artist : Joe Lovano
Album : Lush Life: the Untold Story of Billy Strayhorn
Label : Blue Note
2:27 PM
Buffalo
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
2:34 PM
Until Next Time
Artist : Neil Gordon Trio
Album : It Takes Three
Label : Neil Gordon
2:40 PM
A Song For Ethan
Artist : Alex Clements
Album : Emily's Song
Label : Alex Clements
2:46 PM
Charade
Artist : Angela Hagenbach
Album : The Way They Make Me Feel
Label : Resonance
2:52 PM
Jingles
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
2:57 PM
Lullaby of Birdland
Artist : George Shearing
Album : The Best of George Shearing, Vol. 2
Label : Capitol
3:01 PM
Someone to Watch Over Me
Artist : EDDIE HIGGINS TRIO
Album : Haunted Heart
Label : Sunnyside
3:06 PM
I Feel Like Falling in Love
Artist : Josh Rzepka
Album : Midwest Coast
Label : Josh Rzepka
3:11 PM
Autumn Leaves
Artist : Lynn Veronneau
Album : Jazz Samba Project
Label : Veronneau Music
3:17 PM
Au Private
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : Jazz Profile
Label : Blue Note
3:21 PM
Taffy
Artist : Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Album : (1965-1966)
Label : RCA
3:27 PM
If I Should Lose You
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : The Complete Riverside Recordings
Label : Riverside
3:34 PM
Diaspora
Artist : Chicago Jazz Philharmonic
Album : Collective Creativity
Label : 3Sixteen
3:40 PM
Where or When
Artist : Michael Tracy & Harry Pickens
Album : Conversations
Label : Sea Breeze
3:44 PM
Geshem
Artist : ISSI ROZEN
Album : Dark Beauty
Label : New Step
3:50 PM
Cold Duck
Artist : Al Jarreau
Album : Accentuate the Positive
Label : Verve
3:54 PM
Yardbird Suite
Artist : Herbie Mann
Album : VARIOUS: Rebop: the Savoy Originals
Label : Savoy
4:01 PM
The Song is You
Artist : Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson
Album : Cosmopolite: the Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions
Label : Verve
4:06 PM
Will You Still Be Mine?
Artist : Red Mitchell
Album : Red Mitchell
Label : Bethlehem
4:10 PM
Autumn Serenade
Artist : JIM FERGUSON
Album : Not Just Another Pretty Bass
Label : A-Records
4:17 PM
Sleepy Old Moon
Artist : TERRY GIBBS & BUDDY DEFRANCO
Album : Terry Gibbs & Buddy DeFranco Play Steve Allen
Label : Contemporary
4:21 PM
Georgia on My Mind
Artist : Frank Morgan
Album : City Nights
Label : Highnote
4:26 PM
I’ve Got the World on a String
Artist : LARRY MCKENNA
Album : My Shining Hour
Label : Alanna
4:34 PM
Come Dance With Me
Artist : Joey DeFrancesco
Album : Joey D!
Label : HighNote
4:40 PM
Earl’s Key
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
4:45 PM
You’re My Everything
Artist : MARTIN TAYLOR
Album : Two's Company
Label : Linn
4:50 PM
It Had to Be You
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : Easy Living
Label : Sin-Drome
4:54 PM
Black Orpheus
Artist : Tony Guerrero
Album : Blue Room
Label : Charleston Square
5:01 PM
Try It Baby
Artist : JOE KAP ORGAN TRIO
Album : Street Noise
Label : Severn
5:06 PM
The Man I Love
Artist : Etta James
Album : VARIOUS: Melrose Place Jazz
Label : Windham Hill
5:10 PM
There Will Never be Another You
Artist : Cal Tjader
Album : Tjader Plays Tjazz
Label : Fantasy
5:16 PM
There’s a House in Harlem For Sale
Artist : Henry ’Red’ Allen
Album : From the Hot Trumpets of Joe Newman and Henry "Red" Allen
Label : Prestige
5:20 PM
The Star-Crossed Lovers
Artist : MIKE LeDONNE
Album : To Each His Own
Label : Double Time
5:26 PM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
Label : Blue Forest
5:35 PM
Autumn in New York
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Blue Lights Vols. 1 & 2
Label : Blue Note
5:41 PM
Uncle James
Artist : Christian McBride
Album : Kind of Brown
Label : Mack Avenue
5:46 PM
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You
Artist : Claude ’Fiddler’ Williams
Album : Swingin' the Blues
Label : Bullseye
5:51 PM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Artist : BUD FREEMAN
Album : VARIOUS: Gentle Duke
Label : Prestige
5:57 PM
Coquette
Artist : BUCKY & JOHN PIZZARELLI
Album : Contrasts
Label : Arbors

Pages

Creatively Speaking
9:56 am
Mon April 14, 2014

The Beloved Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald recorded more than 200 albums in her lifetime.

The great Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25th, 1917, and died in 1996; she would have turned 98 next week. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, "The Queen of Jazz" - also called "The First Lady of Song," left a lasting legacy on American song and jazz.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Pages