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

June 20, 2013

10:01 AM
Moonglow
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Bluebird
Label : Telarc
10:06 AM
Soul Sisters
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
10:12 AM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Sherri Roberts
Album : Dreamsville
Label : Brownstone
10:18 AM
Silver Treads Among My Soul
Artist : Horace Silver
Album : Song For My Father
Label : Blue Note
10:22 AM
You’ve Changed
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
10:25 AM
Blue in Green
Artist : Rob Parton Big Band
Album : We'll Be Together Again
Label : Jazztech
10:33 AM
Nardis
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : The Best of Bill Evans
Label : Riverside
10:39 AM
Let it Be
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
10:45 AM
Maia
Artist : Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Album : The Lights Suite
Label : Noir
10:49 AM
Out of This World
Artist : J.J. JOHNSON & KAI WINDING
Album : Nuf Said
Label : Bethlehem
10:51 AM
The Long Goodbye
Artist : Alan Broadbent
Album : Personal Standards
Label : Concord
11:01 AM
Sandu
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
11:06 AM
East of the Sun
Artist : George Shearing
Album : That Shearing Sound
Label : Telarc
11:10 AM
Moonlight (Claro De Luna)
Artist : Charlie Haden
Album : Nocturne
Label : Verve
11:17 AM
Nice Work if You Can Get It
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : VARIOUS: Gershwin - Jazz 'round Midnight
Label : Verve
11:21 AM
Who Will Be The One
Artist : Jimmy Ponder
Album : Somebody's Child
Label : Highnote
11:26 AM
Anna’s Dance
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
11:33 AM
My Flaming Heart
Artist : John Stein & Ron Gill
Album : Turn Up the Quiet
Label : Whaling City Sound
11:39 AM
Au Bord De L’eau
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Quartet
Label : Palmetto
11:45 AM
In the Ghetto
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Cyrus Plays Elvis
Label : Koch
11:50 AM
Buffalo
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
11:57 AM
Dearly Beloved
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Jerome Kern
Label : Prestige
12:01 PM
So Tired
Artist : Clayton Cameron & the Jass Explosion
Album : Here's to the Messengers
Label : Brushman
12:06 PM
Jivin’ With Jack the Bellboy
Artist : ILLINOIS JACQUET
Album : Texas Tenors
Label : Prestige
12:12 PM
Jessie’s Song
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
Label : Concord
12:16 PM
The Man I Love
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
12:20 PM
Out of Nowhere
Artist : BUDDY DeFRANCO & DAVE McKENNA
Album : Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!
Label : Concord
12:25 PM
For Lena and Lennie
Artist : Quincy Jones
Album : The Quintessence
Label : Impulse
12:31 PM
I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)
Artist : LESTER YOUNG
Album : In Washington D.C., 1956, Volume 4
Label : Pablo
12:37 PM
There Will Never Be Another You
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
12:42 PM
Nascimento
Artist : Bobby Hutcherson
Album : Mirage
Label : 32 Jazz
12:48 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : WomanChild
Label : Mack Avenue
12:54 PM
Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
1:01 PM
Naima
Artist : NIKA REJTO
Album : Bridge Weaver
Label : Unika
1:06 PM
9:20 Special
Artist : Milt Jackson & Count Basie
Album : Milt Jackson + Count Basie + the Big Band Vol. 2
Label : Pablo
1:09 PM
Passionata
Artist : KENNY DREW JR.
Album : Passionata
Label : Arkadia Jazz
1:14 PM
I Remember You
Artist : Lisa Yvonne Ferraro
Album : Timeless
Label : LYF Productions
1:18 PM
A Song for Johnny (A Tribute to Johnny Frigo)
Artist : Dick Reynolds
Album : Music & Friends
Label : Origin
1:25 PM
Drop Me Off in Harlem
Artist : Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Album : (1965-1966)
Label : RCA
1:31 PM
It Could Happen to You
Artist : Steve Davis
Album : Eloquence
Label : Jazz Legacy
1:37 PM
Sunset
Artist : Blake Meister
Album : Septagon
Label : Inner Circle Music
1:45 PM
It’s a Wonderful World
Artist : Rick Haydon & John Pizzarelli
Album : Just Friends
Label : Mel Bay
1:50 PM
I Was Doing All Right
Artist : Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson
Album : Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
Label : Verve
1:54 PM
Salt Song
Artist : Michael Dease
Album : Grace
Label : Jazz Legacy
2:01 PM
Moonglow
Artist : BENNY GREEN & RUSSELL MALONE
Album : Bluebird
Label : Telarc
2:06 PM
Soul Sisters
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Uptown
Label : Riverside
2:12 PM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Sherri Roberts
Album : Dreamsville
Label : Brownstone
2:18 PM
Silver Treads Among My Soul
Artist : Horace Silver
Album : Song For My Father
Label : Blue Note
2:22 PM
You’ve Changed
Artist : Ruth Aguilar
Album : An Invitation
Label : Ruth Aguilar
2:25 PM
Blue in Green
Artist : Rob Parton Big Band
Album : We'll Be Together Again
Label : Jazztech
2:33 PM
Nardis
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : The Best of Bill Evans
Label : Riverside
2:39 PM
Let it Be
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
2:45 PM
Maia
Artist : Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Album : The Lights Suite
Label : Noir
2:49 PM
Out of This World
Artist : J.J. JOHNSON & KAI WINDING
Album : Nuf Said
Label : Bethlehem
2:51 PM
The Long Goodbye
Artist : Alan Broadbent
Album : Personal Standards
Label : Concord
3:01 PM
Sandu
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
3:06 PM
East of the Sun
Artist : George Shearing
Album : That Shearing Sound
Label : Telarc
3:10 PM
Moonlight (Claro De Luna)
Artist : Charlie Haden
Album : Nocturne
Label : Verve
3:17 PM
Nice Work if You Can Get It
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : VARIOUS: Gershwin - Jazz 'round Midnight
Label : Verve
3:21 PM
Who Will Be The One
Artist : Jimmy Ponder
Album : Somebody's Child
Label : Highnote
3:26 PM
Anna’s Dance
Artist : Roni Ben-Hur & Santi DeBriano
Album : Our Thing
Label : Motema
3:33 PM
My Flaming Heart
Artist : John Stein & Ron Gill
Album : Turn Up the Quiet
Label : Whaling City Sound
3:39 PM
Au Bord De L’eau
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Quartet
Label : Palmetto
3:45 PM
In the Ghetto
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Cyrus Plays Elvis
Label : Koch
3:50 PM
Buffalo
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
3:57 PM
Dearly Beloved
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Jerome Kern
Label : Prestige
4:01 PM
So Tired
Artist : Clayton Cameron & the Jass Explosion
Album : Here's to the Messengers
Label : Brushman
4:06 PM
Jivin’ With Jack the Bellboy
Artist : ILLINOIS JACQUET
Album : Texas Tenors
Label : Prestige
4:12 PM
Jessie’s Song
Artist : Emily Bear
Album : Diversity
Label : Concord
4:16 PM
The Man I Love
Artist : Andy Farber
Album : This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Label : Black Warrior
4:20 PM
Out of Nowhere
Artist : BUDDY DeFRANCO & DAVE McKENNA
Album : Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!
Label : Concord
4:25 PM
For Lena and Lennie
Artist : Quincy Jones
Album : The Quintessence
Label : Impulse
4:31 PM
I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)
Artist : LESTER YOUNG
Album : In Washington D.C., 1956, Volume 4
Label : Pablo
4:37 PM
There Will Never Be Another You
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
4:42 PM
Nascimento
Artist : Bobby Hutcherson
Album : Mirage
Label : 32 Jazz
4:48 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : WomanChild
Label : Mack Avenue
4:54 PM
Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
5:01 PM
Naima
Artist : NIKA REJTO
Album : Bridge Weaver
Label : Unika
5:06 PM
9:20 Special
Artist : Milt Jackson & Count Basie
Album : Milt Jackson + Count Basie + the Big Band Vol. 2
Label : Pablo
5:09 PM
Passionata
Artist : KENNY DREW JR.
Album : Passionata
Label : Arkadia Jazz
5:14 PM
I Remember You
Artist : Lisa Yvonne Ferraro
Album : Timeless
Label : LYF Productions
5:18 PM
A Song for Johnny (A Tribute to Johnny Frigo)
Artist : Dick Reynolds
Album : Music & Friends
Label : Origin
5:25 PM
Drop Me Off in Harlem
Artist : Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Album : (1965-1966)
Label : RCA
5:31 PM
It Could Happen to You
Artist : Steve Davis
Album : Eloquence
Label : Jazz Legacy
5:37 PM
Sunset
Artist : Blake Meister
Album : Septagon
Label : Inner Circle Music
5:45 PM
It’s a Wonderful World
Artist : Rick Haydon & John Pizzarelli
Album : Just Friends
Label : Mel Bay
5:50 PM
I Was Doing All Right
Artist : Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson
Album : Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
Label : Verve
5:54 PM
Salt Song
Artist : Michael Dease
Album : Grace
Label : Jazz Legacy

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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