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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July 25, 2013

6:01 AM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Brad Mehldau
Album : Anything Goes
Label : Warner Brothers
6:06 AM
The Cylinder
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
Label : Mack Avenue
6:11 AM
Pent-Up House
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Sonny Rollins Plus 4
Label : Prestige/OJC
6:22 AM
I Never Knew Love Could Hurt So Much
Artist : David & Maureen Budway
Album : Jazz the Budway
Label : Alanna
6:26 AM
Song For the New Man
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Song For the New Man
Label : Highnote
6:31 AM
Street of Dreams
Artist : Art Tatum
Album : The Best of the Pablo Group Masterpieces
Label : Pablo
6:37 AM
You Rock My World (Asako)
Artist : Tony Monaco
Album : Celebration: Live ¿ Love ¿ Music
Label : Chicken Coup
6:43 AM
Too Close For Comfort
Artist : Dakota Staton
Album : Great Ladies of Song
Label : Capitol
6:45 AM
My Ship
Artist : Colin Dean
Album : Shiwasu
Label : Roots and Grooves
6:51 AM
I’ll Never Be the Same
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : from OSCAR PETERSON: a Jazz Odyssey
Label : Verve
6:54 AM
Taking a Chance on Love
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : Verve
7:01 AM
Tell Me a Bedtime Story
Album : Fingerpainting: Music of Herbie Hancock
Label : Verve
7:06 AM
Clear Mind
Artist : Tia Fuller
Album : Decisive Steps
Label : Mack Avenue
7:11 AM
Viva Tirado
Artist : Kenny Burrell/Gerald Wilson Orchestra
Album : 75th Birthday Bash Live!
Label : Blue Note
7:17 AM
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Artist : Matt Wilson’s Arts & Crafts
Album : An Attitude For Gratitude
Label : Palmetto
7:21 AM
In the Court of King Oliver
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Standard Time, Vol. 3
Label : Columbia
7:26 AM
Just Friends
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
7:31 AM
Waltz of the Giant Moths
Artist : Arlene McDaniel Trio
Album : Timeless
Label : Arlene McDaniel
7:37 AM
Dat Dere
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Memphis, Ray & a Touch of Moody
Label : 32 Jazz
7:42 AM
Caminhos Cruzados
Artist : Carol Robbins
Album : Moraga
Label : Jazzcats
7:47 AM
Alone Together
Artist : DENA DeROSE
Album : I Can See Clearly Now
Label : Sharp Nine
7:54 AM
Struttin’ With Some Barbeque
Album : Uncrowned Kings & Long Lost Things
Label : Chase
8:01 AM
The Plum Blossom
Artist : Yusef Lateef
Album : The Very Best of Prestige Records
Label : Prestige
8:06 AM
Two Timer
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
8:12 AM
Artist : Pete Malinverni
Album : Invisible Cities
Label : Reservoir
8:19 AM
Close Your Eyes
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Boss Tenor
Label : Prestige
8:23 AM
Whiffin’ Poof Song
Artist : Clark Terry
Album : Intimate Stories
Label : Challenge
8:28 AM
Great Day
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : After Hours
Label : Roulette
8:32 AM
Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me
Album : Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!
Label : Concord
8:38 AM
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : ...And His Mother Called Him Bill
Label : RCA
8:42 AM
How Are Things in Glocca Morra
Artist : Chris McNulty
Album : The Song That Sings You Here
Label : Challenge
8:49 AM
Oh, Good Grief!
Album : from Wynton & Ellis Marsalis: Joe Cool's Blues
Label : Columbia
8:54 AM
Black Velvet (Don’t’cha Go ’way Mad)
Artist : Arnett Cobb & Red Garland
Album : Blue and Sentimental
Label : Prestige
9:01 AM
Album : Unforeseen
Label : Summit
9:06 AM
’Round Midnight
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : 'Round About Midnight
Label : Columbia
9:12 AM
Tell Me When
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Night Lights
Label : Verve
9:17 AM
Artist : Roy Haynes
Album : Roy-Alty
Label : Dreyfuss
9:21 AM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Album : Blue Patches
Label : Hip Bop
9:26 AM
Little Man You’ve Had a Busy Day
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : The Heart of the Matter
Label : EmArcy
9:33 AM
Artist : Benny Green
Album : These Are Soulful Days
Label : Blue Note
9:39 AM
You’re All the World to Me
Album : Dream Dancing
Label : Arbors
9:44 AM
Artist : Bill Peterson Trio
Album : Ruby Diamond
Label : Summit
9:51 AM
You For Me
Artist : Hilary Kole
Album : Haunted Heart
Label : Justin Time
9:53 AM
Trane Whistle
Artist : Eddie ’Lockjaw’ Davis
Album : Straight Blues
Label : Prestige


WRTI Spotlight
5:34 pm
Thu July 24, 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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