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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Playlist

March 21, 2013

10:01 AM
Another Time, Another Place
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Benny Carter Songbook
Label : Concord
10:06 AM
It Was a Very Good Year
Artist : PETE MALINVERNI
Album : A Very Good Year
Label : Reservoir
10:12 AM
Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer)
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
10:18 AM
Don’t Go to Strangers
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : The Best of Etta Jones: the Prestige Singles
Label : Prestige
10:22 AM
Where or When
Artist : BILL CHARLAP TRIO
Album : Written in the Stars
Label : Blue Note
10:28 AM
Rosa Parks
Artist : Jessica Williams
Album : Touch
Label : Origin
10:35 AM
Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go)
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Crunch Time
Label : Milestone
10:41 AM
Summer Dress
Artist : Tom Wopat
Album : I've Got Your Number
Label : LML Music
10:46 AM
One By One
Artist : Javon Jackson
Album : Once Upon a Melody
Label : Palmetto
10:52 AM
Music, Music, Music
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
10:55 AM
Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
11:01 AM
Past Imperfect
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
11:06 AM
Great Pumpkin Waltz
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
11:08 AM
Ocean Blue
Artist : Dave Wilson
Album : Spiral
Label : Summit
11:15 AM
Take 5
Artist : Cynthia Felton
Album : Freedom Jazz Dance
Label : Felton Entertainment
11:19 AM
Not So Fast
Artist : Hot Club of San Francisco
Album : Postcards from Gypsyland
Label : Lost Wax
11:25 AM
In the Evening
Artist : Jim Pearce
Album : You Are An Edgy Visionary Seer
Label : Oak Avenue
11:33 AM
Besame Mucho
Artist : Arthur Blythe
Album : Blythe Byte
Label : Savant
11:39 AM
Blue Bossa
Artist : Joe Henderson
Album : Page One
Label : Blue Note
11:47 AM
Why You Been Gone So Long
Artist : TUEY CONNELL
Album : Under the Influence
Label : TuConn Music
11:52 AM
Minor Madness
Artist : ERIC JOHNSON
Album : Makin' Whoopee
Label : Bluejay
11:57 AM
One O’Clock Jump
Artist : Count Basie
Album : Live at the Sands (Before Frank)
Label : Reprise
12:01 PM
Soon
Artist : Benny Green
Album : VARIOUS: Blue Note Plays Gershwin
Label : Blue Note
12:06 PM
Blisters
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Lone Star Legend
Label : 32 Jazz
12:11 PM
Summer Garden
Artist : Aguank¿
Album : Elemental
Label : PKO
12:16 PM
Tony’s Tune
Artist : Rick Haydon & John Pizzarelli
Album : Just Friends
Label : Mel Bay
12:20 PM
My Song
Artist : Keith Jarrett
Album : My Song
Label : ECM
12:26 PM
You Go to My Head
Artist : HARRY CONNICK JR.
Album : VARIOUS: Jubilation
Label : Columbia
12:35 PM
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Artist : CLAUDE HOPKINS
Album : Swing Time
Label : Prestige
12:41 PM
Red Pepper Blues
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
12:44 PM
Amor Fati
Artist : Fiveplay Jazz Quintet
Album : Fiveplay Jazz Quintet
Label : Auraline Music
12:51 PM
Reflecting Light
Artist : Janis Siegel
Album : A Thousand Beautiful Things
Label : Telarc
12:55 PM
For Sephora
Artist : Les DeMerle
Album : Gypsy Rendezvous Vol. One
Label : Origin
1:01 PM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
1:06 PM
Linus & Lucy
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Atlantic
1:11 PM
Waiter, Make Mine Blues
Artist : Anita O’Day
Album : Diva
Label : Verve
1:16 PM
Dream a Little Dream of Me
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : The Art of Gerry Mulligan/The Final Recordings
Label : Telarc
1:20 PM
Smile
Artist : South Nine Ensemble
Album : Doing It Augie Style
Label : Playtime Music
1:26 PM
Meditation
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : The Bossa Nova Years
Label : Concord
1:33 PM
The Party’s Over
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
1:39 PM
Invitation
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
1:45 PM
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
Artist : Falkner Evans
Album : Arc
Label : CAP
1:51 PM
Muddy Water
Artist : Madeleine Peyroux
Album : Dreamland
Label : Atlantic
1:55 PM
By the Brook
Artist : Regina Carter
Album : Rhythms of the Heart
Label : Verve
2:01 PM
Another Time, Another Place
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Benny Carter Songbook
Label : Concord
2:06 PM
It Was a Very Good Year
Artist : PETE MALINVERNI
Album : A Very Good Year
Label : Reservoir
2:12 PM
Vivo Sonhando (Dreamer)
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
2:18 PM
Don’t Go to Strangers
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : The Best of Etta Jones: the Prestige Singles
Label : Prestige
2:22 PM
Where or When
Artist : BILL CHARLAP TRIO
Album : Written in the Stars
Label : Blue Note
2:28 PM
Rosa Parks
Artist : Jessica Williams
Album : Touch
Label : Origin
2:35 PM
Don’t Deceive Me (Please Don’t Go)
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Crunch Time
Label : Milestone
2:41 PM
Summer Dress
Artist : Tom Wopat
Album : I've Got Your Number
Label : LML Music
2:46 PM
One By One
Artist : Javon Jackson
Album : Once Upon a Melody
Label : Palmetto
2:52 PM
Music, Music, Music
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Pure Genius: the Complete Atlantic Recordings
Label : Atlantic
2:55 PM
Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
3:01 PM
Past Imperfect
Artist : Joan Stiles
Album : Hurly-Burly
Label : Oo-Bla-Dee
3:06 PM
Great Pumpkin Waltz
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : The Definitive Vince Guaraldi
Label : Fantasy
3:08 PM
Ocean Blue
Artist : Dave Wilson
Album : Spiral
Label : Summit
3:15 PM
Take 5
Artist : Cynthia Felton
Album : Freedom Jazz Dance
Label : Felton Entertainment
3:19 PM
Not So Fast
Artist : Hot Club of San Francisco
Album : Postcards from Gypsyland
Label : Lost Wax
3:25 PM
In the Evening
Artist : Jim Pearce
Album : You Are An Edgy Visionary Seer
Label : Oak Avenue
3:33 PM
Besame Mucho
Artist : Arthur Blythe
Album : Blythe Byte
Label : Savant
3:39 PM
Blue Bossa
Artist : Joe Henderson
Album : Page One
Label : Blue Note
3:47 PM
Why You Been Gone So Long
Artist : TUEY CONNELL
Album : Under the Influence
Label : TuConn Music
3:52 PM
Minor Madness
Artist : ERIC JOHNSON
Album : Makin' Whoopee
Label : Bluejay
3:57 PM
One O’Clock Jump
Artist : Count Basie
Album : Live at the Sands (Before Frank)
Label : Reprise
4:01 PM
Soon
Artist : Benny Green
Album : VARIOUS: Blue Note Plays Gershwin
Label : Blue Note
4:06 PM
Blisters
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Lone Star Legend
Label : 32 Jazz
4:11 PM
Summer Garden
Artist : Aguank¿
Album : Elemental
Label : PKO
4:16 PM
Tony’s Tune
Artist : Rick Haydon & John Pizzarelli
Album : Just Friends
Label : Mel Bay
4:20 PM
My Song
Artist : Keith Jarrett
Album : My Song
Label : ECM
4:26 PM
You Go to My Head
Artist : HARRY CONNICK JR.
Album : VARIOUS: Jubilation
Label : Columbia
4:35 PM
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Artist : CLAUDE HOPKINS
Album : Swing Time
Label : Prestige
4:41 PM
Red Pepper Blues
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
4:44 PM
Amor Fati
Artist : Fiveplay Jazz Quintet
Album : Fiveplay Jazz Quintet
Label : Auraline Music
4:51 PM
Reflecting Light
Artist : Janis Siegel
Album : A Thousand Beautiful Things
Label : Telarc
4:55 PM
For Sephora
Artist : Les DeMerle
Album : Gypsy Rendezvous Vol. One
Label : Origin
5:01 PM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
5:06 PM
Linus & Lucy
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Atlantic
5:11 PM
Waiter, Make Mine Blues
Artist : Anita O’Day
Album : Diva
Label : Verve
5:16 PM
Dream a Little Dream of Me
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : The Art of Gerry Mulligan/The Final Recordings
Label : Telarc
5:20 PM
Smile
Artist : South Nine Ensemble
Album : Doing It Augie Style
Label : Playtime Music
5:26 PM
Meditation
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : The Bossa Nova Years
Label : Concord
5:33 PM
The Party’s Over
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
5:39 PM
Invitation
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
5:45 PM
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum
Artist : Falkner Evans
Album : Arc
Label : CAP
5:51 PM
Muddy Water
Artist : Madeleine Peyroux
Album : Dreamland
Label : Atlantic
5:55 PM
By the Brook
Artist : Regina Carter
Album : Rhythms of the Heart
Label : Verve

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A Snapshot of Ella
3:24 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Ella Fitzgerald: Some Stories about the Queen of Jazz

Jazz icon Ella Fitzgerald (1917 to 1996)

WRTI's Susan Lewis takes a look at the life and music of the great jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald, with commentary by Jazz Host Bob Perkins.

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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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