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

June 24, 2013

6:01 AM
Rose Garden
Artist : Steve Davis
Album : Images
Label : Positione
6:06 AM
Tenderly
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Ellington Indigos
Label : Columbia
6:11 AM
The Sheriff
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
6:17 AM
Crepuscular Air
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : Down Home Piano
Label : Prestige
6:21 AM
Bones For Zoot
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : from Annie Ross & Zoot Sims: a Gasser!
Label : Pacific Jazz
6:26 AM
Just the Way You Are
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Love Makes the Difference
Label : Fantasy
6:33 AM
Caminhos Cruzados
Artist : Kate McGarry
Album : If Less is More...You're My Everything
Label : Palmetto
6:39 AM
On Wings of the Spirit
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : Blue Muse
Label : Concord
6:44 AM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Alan Leatherman
Album : Detour Ahead
Label : AJL Music
6:49 AM
Body and Soul
Artist : Teddy Wilson
Album : VARIOUS: Swing Reunion
Label : BOMR
6:54 AM
Soul Meeting
Artist : Ray Charles & Milt Jackson
Album : Soul Brothers/Soul Meeting
Label : Atlantic
7:01 AM
Say Yes Again
Artist : Clipper Anderson
Album : The Road Home
Label : Origin
7:06 AM
Stop This Train
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
7:11 AM
Brother Ray
Artist : David Sanborn
Album : Here & Gone
Label : Decca
7:18 AM
It’s Delovely
Artist : Bob Alberti Quartet
Album : Everything I Love
Label : Dolphin
7:22 AM
Nightbird
Artist : Roditi/Ignaztek/Rassinfosse
Album : Light In the Dark
Label : n.a.
7:27 AM
The Way You Look Tonight
Artist : DAKOTA STATON
Album : A Packet of Love Letters
Label : Highnote
7:32 AM
Lament
Artist : Wayne Wallace
Album : To Hear From There
Label : Patois
7:38 AM
Strong Man
Artist : CARLA COOK
Album : Simply Natural
Label : MaxJazz
7:43 AM
Step Lightly
Artist : Rich Thompson
Album : Less is More
Label : Origin
7:48 AM
Meditation
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : The Bossa Nova Years
Label : Concord
7:53 AM
These Foolish Things
Artist : JAKE HANNA & HIS AFTER HOURS GANG
Album : The Joint is Jumpin'
Label : Arbors
8:01 AM
Lazy Afternoon
Artist : John Stein
Album : Hi Fly
Label : Whaling City Sound
8:06 AM
Bunny
Artist : Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges
Album : Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges
Label : Verve
8:12 AM
Blue Brazil
Artist : BILL O’CONNELL
Album : Black Sand
Label : Random Chance
8:17 AM
Summer Samba
Artist : Patricia Barber
Album : Nightclub
Label : Blue Note
8:21 AM
In the Court of King Oliver
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Standard Time, Vol. 3
Label : Columbia
8:26 AM
This Can¿t Be Love
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
8:31 AM
Darn That Dream
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Echoes of Indiana Avenue
Label : Resonance
8:37 AM
Alone Together
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
8:42 AM
On the Trail
Artist : Nate Najar
Album : Like Coolsville
Label : Blue Line
8:49 AM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : SONNY CLARK
Album : VARIOUS: Blue Note Plays Ellington & Strayhorn
Label : Blue Note
8:53 AM
The Summary
Artist : Art Farmer
Album : Art Farmer and the Jazz Giants
Label : Prestige
9:01 AM
Here’s to My Lady
Artist : GREG HOPKINS
Album : Quintology
Label : Summit
9:06 AM
Kathy’s Waltz
Artist : Brubeck Brothers Quartet
Album : LifeTimes
Label : Blue Forest
9:13 AM
Once Forgotten
Artist : GERALD BECKETT
Album : Traveling West
Label : Summit
9:20 AM
My Aunt T
Artist : Sam Pannunzio Trio
Album : Goin' Home
Label : Eastside Jazz
9:24 AM
Linus & Lucy
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Atlantic
9:29 AM
When I Grow Too Old to Dream
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : After Midnight
Label : Capitol
9:34 AM
Show Me
Artist : Jack Wilkins
Album : Until It's Time
Label : Maxjazz
9:40 AM
On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : Barney Kessel
Album : The Poll Winners
Label : Contemporary
9:44 AM
Born to Be Blue
Artist : Tom Wopat
Album : I've Got Your Number
Label : LML Music
9:49 AM
Dear Dorothy
Artist : CHAD LAWSON TRIO
Album : The Oz Sessions
Label : Summit
9:53 AM
Be My Love
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Blue Velvet
Label : Highnote

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WRTI Spotlight
6:59 pm
Sat July 26, 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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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
2:03 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Fred Hersch Floats On, With A Dynamic Trio In Tow

Jazz pianist Fred Hersch released his latest album, a trio recording called Floating, in July.
Vincent Soyez Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat July 19, 2014 11:45 am

The last time Fred Hersch was featured on Weekend Edition Saturday, the headline read, "Back On Stage By No Small Miracle." It was 2009, and scarcely a year earlier, the jazz pianist had suffered AIDS-related dementia and fallen into a coma for several months. Since recovering, Hersch has come roaring back to music, releasing a string of live albums to critical success.

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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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