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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April 04, 2013

6:01 AM
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Ray Brown/Monty Alexander/Russell Malone
Label : Telarc
6:06 AM
Summer Dress
Artist : Tom Wopat
Album : I've Got Your Number
Label : LML Music
6:10 AM
People Will Say We’re in Love
Artist : Ted Rosenthal
Album : Out of This World
Label : Playscape
6:18 AM
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
6:22 AM
Sweet and Lovely
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Jazz 'Round Midnight
Label : Verve
6:27 AM
Creole Love Call
Album : Junior's Blues
Label : Riverside
6:32 AM
You and the Night and the Music
Album : Jazz Past Midnight/Love Songs
Label : JMI Jazz
6:38 AM
I Concentrate on You
Artist : Patricia Barber
Album : The Cole Porter Mix
Label : Blue Note
6:43 AM
The Blues App
Artist : Chuck Loeb
Album : Plain 'n' Simple
Label : Tweety
6:49 AM
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : In New York
Label : OJC
6:54 AM
Six Appeal
Album : Deemus
Label : Delmark
7:01 AM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Brad Mehldau
Album : Anything Goes
Label : Warner Brothers
7:06 AM
Can’t We Be Friends?
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Diamondhead
Label : HighNote
7:11 AM
Crepuscule With Nellie
Artist : Thelonious Monk
Album : Monk's Music
Composer : Monk
Label : Riverside
7:17 AM
Just A-Settin’ and A-Rockin’
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song Book
Label : Verve
7:21 AM
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
7:25 AM
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
7:35 AM
The Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : Royce Campbell
Album : A Tribute to Charlie Byrd
Label : Jardis
7:41 AM
Delaunay’s Dilemma
Artist : Modern Jazz Quartet
Album : Django
Label : Prestige
7:45 AM
Betty the Baptist
Album : Full Circle .
Label : Blue Note
7:50 AM
Comes Love
Artist : Vanessa Rubin
Album : Girl Talk
Label : Telarc
7:54 AM
Love in Bloom
Artist : Erroll Garner
Album : Verve Jazz Masters 7
Label : Verve
8:01 AM
What’s the Word?
Artist : Bob Mintzer Quartet
Album : In the Moment
8:06 AM
Next Door Blues
Album : Come By Me
Label : Columbia
8:10 AM
Artist : Blake Meister
Album : Septagon
Label : Inner Circle Music
8:19 AM
No Hard Feelings
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
8:23 AM
The Man I Love
Album : Classic Costa
Label : Chiaroscuro
8:29 AM
Baby, Don’t You Go ’way Mad
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : First Lady of Song
Label : Verve
8:33 AM
I Can’t Help It
Artist : JC Stylles
Album : Exhilaration and Other States (Featuring Pat Bianchi & Lawrence Leathers)
Label : Motema
8:39 AM
Wild Is Love
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Rio De Janeiro Blue
Label : Telarc
8:42 AM
Two For Prez
Artist : Brent Jensen/David Sills Quartet
Album : Stay Cool
Label : Origin
8:49 AM
Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : VARIOUS: RCA Victor 80th Anniversary
Label : RCA
8:52 AM
My Little Brown Book
Artist : Terell Stafford
Album : This Side of Strayhorn
Label : MaxJazz
9:01 AM
Artist : Benny Green
Album : VARIOUS: Blue Note Plays Gershwin
Label : Blue Note
9:06 AM
Straight Up
Artist : Pete Mills
Album : Fresh Spin
Label : Chicken Coup
9:12 AM
Man With a Horn
Album : Softly
Label : Arbors
9:17 AM
Don’t be That Way
Artist : Gene Harris
Album : Listen Here!
Label : Concord
9:21 AM
Con Alma
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Dizzy's Diamonds - Best of the Verve Years
Label : Verve
9:27 AM
Moody’s Mood For Love/I’m in the Mood For Love
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
9:32 AM
How Ruth Felt
Artist : Regina Carter
Album : I'll Be Seeing You: a Sentimental Journey
Label : Verve
9:38 AM
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Poinciana
Label : Columbia
9:43 AM
Ala Mode
Album : First Track
Label : Sea Breeze
9:48 AM
If I Were a Bell
Album : My Foolish Heart
Label : Savant
9:53 AM
Artist : Dmitri Matheny
Album : Starlight Cafe
Label : Monarch


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!


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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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