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 20, 2013

10:01 AM
Indian Summer
Artist : DAVID MURRAY
Album : Seasons
Label : Pow Wow
10:06 AM
Doodlin’
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : The History of Art Blakey
Label : Blue Note
10:13 AM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / Nuvens Douradas
Artist : Antonio Adolfo & Carol Saboya
Album : L¿ E C¿ / Here & There
Label : AAM
10:20 AM
Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : The Main Ingredient
Label : Verve
10:24 AM
Early Autumn
Artist : Stan Kenton
Album : The Ballad Style of Stan Kenton
Label : Blue Note
10:27 AM
Born to Be Blue
Artist : Tom Wopat
Album : I've Got Your Number
Label : LML Music
10:33 AM
Only a Rose
Artist : TOMMY NEWSOM & KEN PEPLOWSKI
Album : The Feeling of Jazz
Label : Arbors
10:39 AM
Blues in My Heart
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : Night Mist
Label : Pablo
10:45 AM
From Dream To Dream
Artist : Benny Golson
Album : New Time, New'Tet
Label : Concord
10:52 AM
Bock to Bock
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
10:57 AM
Heartbreaker
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
11:01 AM
Five Planets in Leo
Artist : BREW MOORE
Album : The Brew Moore Quintet
Label : Fantasy
11:06 AM
Wave
Artist : Hailey-Zukoski Trio
Album : An Old Sweet Song
Label : Sea Breeze
11:11 AM
Another Waltz For You
Artist : Jim Pearce
Album : You Are An Edgy Visionary Seer
Label : Oak Avenue
11:17 AM
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Artist : Jane Monheit & John Pizzarelli
Album : VARIOUS: Legends of Jazz
Label : LRSmedia
11:21 AM
My Main Man
Artist : Sonny Stitt & Bennie Green
Album : VARIOUS: History of Chess Jazz
Label : Chess
11:27 AM
Nancy (With the Laughing Face)
Artist : Paul Desmond
Album : Take Ten
Label : RCA
11:34 AM
Far Too Little Love
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
Album : Do You Have Any Sugar?
Label : Concord
11:40 AM
Stompy Jones
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
11:44 AM
Slouchin’
Artist : LONNIE SMITH
Album : VARIOUS: Kickin' the 3/The Best of Organ Trio Jazz
Label : Shanachie
11:51 AM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Days of Wine and Roses
Label : Village Square Music
11:55 AM
Gotta Travel On
Artist : Lenny Marcus Trio
Album : Sun Ray - A Tribute to Ray Bryant
Label : Lenny Marcus Music
12:01 PM
Ronnie
Artist : Mike Rinta
Album : Eponymous
Label : Wide Hive
12:06 PM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson
Album : Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
12:11 PM
Lullaby of the Leaves
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Songs For Lovers
Label : Pacific Jazz
12:17 PM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : The Mose Chronicles - Live in London, Volume 2
Label : Blue Note
12:21 PM
St. Louis Blues
Artist : David Sanborn
Album : Here & Gone
Label : Decca
12:26 PM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Artist : Rufus Reid
Album : Hues of a Different Blue
Label : Motema
12:34 PM
A Gentle Man
Artist : Rod McGaha
Album : a gentle man
Label : Rod McGaha
12:40 PM
Elizabeth
Artist : Aguank¿
Album : Elemental
Label : PKO
12:44 PM
A Night in Tunisia
Artist : Duke Jordan
Album : VARIOUS: Rebop: the Savoy Originals
Label : Savoy
12:49 PM
I Get a Kick Out of You
Artist : Patricia Barber
Album : The Cole Porter Mix
Label : Blue Note
12:53 PM
Isfahan
Artist : John Brown Trio
Album : Dancing With Duke
Label : Brown Boulevard
1:01 PM
Don’t Blame Me
Artist : Coleman Hawkins All American Four
Album : Essential Keynote Collection Vol. 6
Label : Mercury
1:06 PM
Soul Sisters
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
1:12 PM
The Court
Artist : Curtis Fuller
Album : Keep It Simple
Label : n.a.
1:16 PM
Easy to Love
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : Easy Living
Label : Sin-Drome
1:20 PM
Shadow Waltz
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Harry Warren
Label : Prestige
1:26 PM
Candlelight
Artist : Michael Gallant Trio
Album : Completely
Label : Gallant Music
1:32 PM
Viva Tirado
Artist : GERALD WILSON
Album : VARIOUS: the West Coast Jazz Box
Label : Contemporary
1:37 PM
Fables of Faubus
Artist : Charles Mingus
Album : Mingus Ah Um
Label : Columbia Legacy
1:46 PM
Underneath the Apple Tree
Artist : Davis and Dow
Album : Loverly
Label : Davis and Dow
1:52 PM
Strictly Confidential
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
1:57 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : George Shearing
Album : from NANCY WILSON & GEORGE SHEARING: the Swingin's Mutual
Label : Capitol
2:01 PM
Indian Summer
Artist : DAVID MURRAY
Album : Seasons
Label : Pow Wow
2:06 PM
Doodlin’
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : The History of Art Blakey
Label : Blue Note
2:13 PM
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye / Nuvens Douradas
Artist : Antonio Adolfo & Carol Saboya
Album : L¿ E C¿ / Here & There
Label : AAM
2:20 PM
Keepin’ Out of Mischief Now
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : The Main Ingredient
Label : Verve
2:24 PM
Early Autumn
Artist : Stan Kenton
Album : The Ballad Style of Stan Kenton
Label : Blue Note
2:27 PM
Born to Be Blue
Artist : Tom Wopat
Album : I've Got Your Number
Label : LML Music
2:33 PM
Only a Rose
Artist : TOMMY NEWSOM & KEN PEPLOWSKI
Album : The Feeling of Jazz
Label : Arbors
2:39 PM
Blues in My Heart
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : Night Mist
Label : Pablo
2:45 PM
From Dream To Dream
Artist : Benny Golson
Album : New Time, New'Tet
Label : Concord
2:52 PM
Bock to Bock
Artist : MEL RHYNE
Album : Remembering Wes
Label : Savant
2:57 PM
Heartbreaker
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
3:01 PM
Five Planets in Leo
Artist : BREW MOORE
Album : The Brew Moore Quintet
Label : Fantasy
3:06 PM
Wave
Artist : Hailey-Zukoski Trio
Album : An Old Sweet Song
Label : Sea Breeze
3:11 PM
Another Waltz For You
Artist : Jim Pearce
Album : You Are An Edgy Visionary Seer
Label : Oak Avenue
3:17 PM
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Artist : Jane Monheit & John Pizzarelli
Album : VARIOUS: Legends of Jazz
Label : LRSmedia
3:21 PM
My Main Man
Artist : Sonny Stitt & Bennie Green
Album : VARIOUS: History of Chess Jazz
Label : Chess
3:27 PM
Nancy (With the Laughing Face)
Artist : Paul Desmond
Album : Take Ten
Label : RCA
3:34 PM
Far Too Little Love
Artist : Stanley Turrentine
Album : Do You Have Any Sugar?
Label : Concord
3:40 PM
Stompy Jones
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
3:44 PM
Slouchin’
Artist : LONNIE SMITH
Album : VARIOUS: Kickin' the 3/The Best of Organ Trio Jazz
Label : Shanachie
3:51 PM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Days of Wine and Roses
Label : Village Square Music
3:55 PM
Gotta Travel On
Artist : Lenny Marcus Trio
Album : Sun Ray - A Tribute to Ray Bryant
Label : Lenny Marcus Music
4:01 PM
Ronnie
Artist : Mike Rinta
Album : Eponymous
Label : Wide Hive
4:06 PM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson
Album : Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
4:11 PM
Lullaby of the Leaves
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Songs For Lovers
Label : Pacific Jazz
4:17 PM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : The Mose Chronicles - Live in London, Volume 2
Label : Blue Note
4:21 PM
St. Louis Blues
Artist : David Sanborn
Album : Here & Gone
Label : Decca
4:26 PM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Artist : Rufus Reid
Album : Hues of a Different Blue
Label : Motema
4:34 PM
A Gentle Man
Artist : Rod McGaha
Album : a gentle man
Label : Rod McGaha
4:40 PM
Elizabeth
Artist : Aguank¿
Album : Elemental
Label : PKO
4:44 PM
A Night in Tunisia
Artist : Duke Jordan
Album : VARIOUS: Rebop: the Savoy Originals
Label : Savoy
4:49 PM
I Get a Kick Out of You
Artist : Patricia Barber
Album : The Cole Porter Mix
Label : Blue Note
4:53 PM
Isfahan
Artist : John Brown Trio
Album : Dancing With Duke
Label : Brown Boulevard
5:01 PM
Don’t Blame Me
Artist : Coleman Hawkins All American Four
Album : Essential Keynote Collection Vol. 6
Label : Mercury
5:06 PM
Soul Sisters
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
5:12 PM
The Court
Artist : Curtis Fuller
Album : Keep It Simple
Label : n.a.
5:16 PM
Easy to Love
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : Easy Living
Label : Sin-Drome
5:20 PM
Shadow Waltz
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Harry Warren
Label : Prestige
5:26 PM
Candlelight
Artist : Michael Gallant Trio
Album : Completely
Label : Gallant Music
5:32 PM
Viva Tirado
Artist : GERALD WILSON
Album : VARIOUS: the West Coast Jazz Box
Label : Contemporary
5:37 PM
Fables of Faubus
Artist : Charles Mingus
Album : Mingus Ah Um
Label : Columbia Legacy
5:46 PM
Underneath the Apple Tree
Artist : Davis and Dow
Album : Loverly
Label : Davis and Dow
5:52 PM
Strictly Confidential
Artist : HOWARD ALDEN
Album : Concord Jazz Guitar Collective
Label : Concord
5:57 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : George Shearing
Album : from NANCY WILSON & GEORGE SHEARING: the Swingin's Mutual
Label : Capitol

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WRTI Spring Member Drive
5:39 am
Wed April 23, 2014

You Listen to WRTI. It's the Simple Truth.

A faithful listener-member of WRTI.

How much do you listen to WRTI? Stop and think about it. Once a week? Twice a week? Three or more times a week? Whatever your answer, the simple truth is that you listen.

Right now, we're asking you to listen to this simple truth: WRTI relies on listeners who are willing to become members to keep this music service going for you and the entire community. Over 50% of our operating costs come from listener-members.

Creatively Speaking
9:03 pm
Tue April 22, 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.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
3:12 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary

The late virtuoso bassist Jaco Pastorius enjoyed only a relatively brief career, but was influential to musicians across genres.
Courtesy of JPI

It seems an unlikely match.

In one corner, you have Metallica's Robert Trujillo. The most popular heavy metal bassist alive, he prowls beast-like across arena stages, rumbling guts with the low B on the 5-string instrument he slings to one side like a battle ax.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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