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

March 11, 2013

6:01 AM
Prelude to a Kiss
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Love Songs
Label : Columbia
6:06 AM
Beautiful Love
Artist : John Stein
Album : Raising the Roof
Label : Whaling City Sound
6:11 AM
Malibu
Artist : Benny Carter
Album : Benny Carter and the Jazz Giants
Label : Pablo
6:17 AM
...till then
Artist : DANILO PEREZ
Album : ...till then
Label : Verve
6:21 AM
Quiet Time
Artist : John Brown
Album : Quiet Time
Label : Brown Boulevard
6:26 AM
My Shining Hour
Artist : Mark Buselli
Album : An Old Soul
Label : Owl Studios
6:33 AM
Jim
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : Sarah Vaughan With Clifford Brown
Label : EmArcy
6:39 AM
Easy to Love
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Hillsboro
6:44 AM
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
6:50 AM
On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
6:53 AM
Exactly Like You
Artist : DAN PAPAILA
Album : Full Circle
Label : A Records
7:01 AM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Jeb Patton
Album : New Strides
Label : MaxJazz
7:06 AM
Moraga
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
7:12 AM
Song For My Mother
Artist : Michael Pedicin
Album : Live @ the Loft
Label : The Jazz Hut
7:20 AM
Too Close for Comfort
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : Good Night and Good Luck
Label : Concord Jazz
7:24 AM
They Didn’t Believe Me
Artist : LUCKY THOMPSON
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Jerome Kern
Label : Prestige
7:29 AM
With a Song in My Heart
Artist : PHILIP CATHERINE
Album : Blue Prince
Label : Dreyfus
7:35 AM
Protecting Circle
Artist : ASTRAL PROJECT
Album : Voodoobop
Label : Compass
7:41 AM
Nice Work If You Can Get it
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : Twelve Nights in Hollywood
Label : Hip-O Select
7:43 AM
Smile
Artist : Monty Alexander, Ray Brown & Herb Ellis
Album : Triple Treat II
Label : Concord
7:49 AM
Lover, Come Back to Me
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Music Keeps Us Young
Label : Arkadia Jazz
7:55 AM
We’ve Only Just Begun
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Playground
Label : MaxJazz
8:01 AM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
8:06 AM
What a Difference a Day Makes
Artist : Akiko Tsuruga
Album : Sakura
Label : American Showplace
8:12 AM
Georgia on My Mind
Artist : JANE JARVIS
Album : Atlantic-Pacific
Label : Arbors
8:18 AM
Double Deal
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
8:22 AM
Comes Love
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : At Last
Label : Telarc
8:27 AM
Fotografia
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
8:33 AM
God Will Guide
Artist : Jay Hoggard
Album : Soular Power
Label : JHVM
8:39 AM
Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Midnight Blue
Label : Blue Note
8:43 AM
Makin’ Whoopee
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
8:48 AM
Lullaby of the Leaves
Artist : JACKIE RYAN
Album : Passion Flower
Label : OpenArt
8:54 AM
Along Came Betty
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : Moanin'
Label : Blue Note
9:01 AM
The Good Life
Artist : Lou Donaldson
Album : Lush Life
Label : Blue Note
9:06 AM
Yesterdays
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
9:13 AM
Three O’Clock In The Morning
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : Go!
Label : Blue Note
9:20 AM
In a Mellow Tone
Artist : Ernestine Anderson
Album : Be Mine Tonight
Label : Concord
9:24 AM
Soaring
Artist : Amanda Tosoff
Album : Wait and See
Label : Cellar Live
9:30 AM
Definite Difference
Artist : JIMMY HAMILTON
Album : Can't Help Swingin'
Label : Prestige
9:35 AM
Where or When
Artist : RON ESCHETE TRIO
Album : Soft Winds
Label : Concord
9:41 AM
Everything I’ve Got
Artist : Amy Cervini
Album : Digging Me, Digging You
Label : Anzic
9:43 AM
Sometimes I’m Happy
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Jazz: Red, Hot and Cool
Label : Columbia
9:49 AM
Solid Old Man
Artist : DAN BARRETT
Album : Harlem 2000
Label : Nagel Heyer
9:53 AM
Indian Summer
Artist : Ken Peplowski
Album : Grenadilla
Label : Concord

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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!

CLASSICAL

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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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