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

September 20, 2013

10:01 AM
Serves Me Right
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : Things Are Getting Better
Label : Riverside
10:06 AM
Lakme
Artist : Rachel Z.
Album : Department of Good And Evil Featuring Rachel Z
Label : Savoy Jazz
10:10 AM
Trouble No. 2
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
10:19 AM
Landslide
Artist : Stacey Kent
Album : Breakfast on the Morning Tram
Label : Blue Note
10:23 AM
Once Before
Artist : Kim Pensyl
Album : At the Moment
Label : Fable
10:29 AM
I’m in a Dancing Mood
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Dave Brubeck's Greatest Hits
Label : Columbia
10:34 AM
For Minors Only
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : Hard Drive
Label : Bethlehem
10:40 AM
Them Nasty Hurtin’ Blues
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
10:44 AM
Paul’s Pal
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
10:49 AM
There Will Never Be Another You
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
10:54 AM
No Time For The Blues
Artist : Rodney Jones
Album : Dreams And Stories
Label : Savant
11:01 AM
This Way Out
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Dear Mr. Cole
Label : Novus
11:06 AM
Born to be Blue
Artist : IKE QUEBEC
Album : Ballads
Label : Blue Note
11:11 AM
Happiness is a Thing Called Joe
Artist : ETTA JONES & BENNY GREEN
Album : My Gentleman Friend
Label : Muse
11:17 AM
I’ll Take Romance
Artist : Bill Easley
Album : Love Stories
Label : American Showplace
11:21 AM
Stop This Train
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
11:26 AM
Soldaji
Artist : Jessica Williams
Album : Live at Yoshi's Volume Two
Label : n.a.
11:33 AM
J Cess
Artist : JOSHUA BAYER
Album : Lines and Grooves
Label : Jazzheads
11:38 AM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : WomanChild
Label : Mack Avenue
11:45 AM
Almost Like Being in Love
Artist : Lester Young & Oscar Peterson
Album : Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
11:48 AM
Whisper Not
Artist : George Shearing
Album : from NANCY WILSON & GEORGE SHEARING: the Swingin's Mutual
Label : Capitol
11:51 AM
Limehouse Blues
Artist : Phil Kelly & The Northwest Prevailing Winds
Album : Ballet of the Bouncing Beagles
Label : Origin
12:01 PM
Lightness
Artist : Bob Sheppard
Album : Close Your Eyes
Label : BFM Jazz
12:06 PM
Oh Happy Day
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : from QUINCY JONES & BILL COSBY: the Original Jam Sessions 1969
Label : Concord
12:10 PM
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Taylor Made at the Kennedy Center
Label : THE KENNEDY CENTER
12:17 PM
Let’s Take the Long Way Home
Artist : Wesla Whitfield
Album : My Shining Hour
Label : Highnote
12:21 PM
Bluesette
Artist : John Stein
Album : Interplay
Label : Azica
12:26 PM
A Song for Johnny (A Tribute to Johnny Frigo)
Artist : Dick Reynolds
Album : Music & Friends
Label : Origin
12:35 PM
Makin’ Whoopee
Artist : TAYLOR/GRISMAN JAZZ QUARTET
Album : I'm Beginning To See the Light
Label : Acoustic Disk
12:41 PM
It Was a Very Good Year
Artist : PETE MALINVERNI
Album : A Very Good Year
Label : Reservoir
12:47 PM
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Let's Misbehave: The Cole Porter Song Book
Label : Summit
12:50 PM
Between Jobs
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
12:56 PM
Undecided
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Blues + Jazz
Label : Rhino
1:01 PM
Batter Up
Artist : Andre Previn & David Finck
Album : Live at the Jazz Standard
Label : Decca
1:06 PM
Neighborhood
Artist : Takao Iwaki
Album : Introducing
Label : White Sands
1:12 PM
My Beautiful
Artist : Nick Moran Trio
Album : No Time Like Now
Label : Manor Sound
1:20 PM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
Album : Anything Goes - Live
Label : Concord
1:24 PM
In a Mellow Tone
Artist : Lori Mechem
Album : Shiny Stockings
Label : Echomusic
1:29 PM
Skating in Central Park
Artist : Yoshiaki Masuo
Album : Are You Happy Now
Label : Sunnyside
1:36 PM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Rita Edmond
Album : A Glance at Destiny
Label : DaBomb Music
1:42 PM
Rain
Artist : Red Garland
Album : All Kinds of Weather
Label : Prestige
1:47 PM
Get Happy
Artist : Milt Jackson & Coleman Hawkins
Album : Bean Bags
Label : Koch
1:52 PM
El Matador
Artist : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Album : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Label : Fantasy
1:57 PM
I’m in the Mood For Love
Artist : James Moody
Album : James Moody & the Swedish All-Stars: Greatest Hits
Label : Prestige
2:01 PM
Serves Me Right
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : Things Are Getting Better
Label : Riverside
2:06 PM
Lakme
Artist : Rachel Z.
Album : Department of Good And Evil Featuring Rachel Z
Label : Savoy Jazz
2:10 PM
Trouble No. 2
Artist : Elias Haslanger
Album : Church on Monday
Label : Cherrywood
2:19 PM
Landslide
Artist : Stacey Kent
Album : Breakfast on the Morning Tram
Label : Blue Note
2:23 PM
Once Before
Artist : Kim Pensyl
Album : At the Moment
Label : Fable
2:29 PM
I’m in a Dancing Mood
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Dave Brubeck's Greatest Hits
Label : Columbia
2:34 PM
For Minors Only
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : Hard Drive
Label : Bethlehem
2:40 PM
Them Nasty Hurtin’ Blues
Artist : The Paul Winter Sextet
Album : Count Me In 1962-1963
Label : Living Music
2:44 PM
Paul’s Pal
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
2:49 PM
There Will Never Be Another You
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : I Thought About You (A Tribute To Chet Baker)
Label : Concord
2:54 PM
No Time For The Blues
Artist : Rodney Jones
Album : Dreams And Stories
Label : Savant
3:01 PM
This Way Out
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Dear Mr. Cole
Label : Novus
3:06 PM
Born to be Blue
Artist : IKE QUEBEC
Album : Ballads
Label : Blue Note
3:11 PM
Happiness is a Thing Called Joe
Artist : ETTA JONES & BENNY GREEN
Album : My Gentleman Friend
Label : Muse
3:17 PM
I’ll Take Romance
Artist : Bill Easley
Album : Love Stories
Label : American Showplace
3:21 PM
Stop This Train
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Walking Shadows
Label : Nonesuch
3:26 PM
Soldaji
Artist : Jessica Williams
Album : Live at Yoshi's Volume Two
Label : n.a.
3:33 PM
J Cess
Artist : JOSHUA BAYER
Album : Lines and Grooves
Label : Jazzheads
3:38 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : WomanChild
Label : Mack Avenue
3:45 PM
Almost Like Being in Love
Artist : Lester Young & Oscar Peterson
Album : Lester Young With the Oscar Peterson Trio
Label : Verve
3:48 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : George Shearing
Album : from NANCY WILSON & GEORGE SHEARING: the Swingin's Mutual
Label : Capitol
3:51 PM
Limehouse Blues
Artist : Phil Kelly & The Northwest Prevailing Winds
Album : Ballet of the Bouncing Beagles
Label : Origin
4:01 PM
Lightness
Artist : Bob Sheppard
Album : Close Your Eyes
Label : BFM Jazz
4:06 PM
Oh Happy Day
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : from QUINCY JONES & BILL COSBY: the Original Jam Sessions 1969
Label : Concord
4:10 PM
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Taylor Made at the Kennedy Center
Label : THE KENNEDY CENTER
4:17 PM
Let’s Take the Long Way Home
Artist : Wesla Whitfield
Album : My Shining Hour
Label : Highnote
4:21 PM
Bluesette
Artist : John Stein
Album : Interplay
Label : Azica
4:26 PM
A Song for Johnny (A Tribute to Johnny Frigo)
Artist : Dick Reynolds
Album : Music & Friends
Label : Origin
4:35 PM
Makin’ Whoopee
Artist : TAYLOR/GRISMAN JAZZ QUARTET
Album : I'm Beginning To See the Light
Label : Acoustic Disk
4:41 PM
It Was a Very Good Year
Artist : PETE MALINVERNI
Album : A Very Good Year
Label : Reservoir
4:47 PM
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Let's Misbehave: The Cole Porter Song Book
Label : Summit
4:50 PM
Between Jobs
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
4:56 PM
Undecided
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Blues + Jazz
Label : Rhino
5:01 PM
Batter Up
Artist : Andre Previn & David Finck
Album : Live at the Jazz Standard
Label : Decca
5:06 PM
Neighborhood
Artist : Takao Iwaki
Album : Introducing
Label : White Sands
5:12 PM
My Beautiful
Artist : Nick Moran Trio
Album : No Time Like Now
Label : Manor Sound
5:20 PM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
Album : Anything Goes - Live
Label : Concord
5:24 PM
In a Mellow Tone
Artist : Lori Mechem
Album : Shiny Stockings
Label : Echomusic
5:29 PM
Skating in Central Park
Artist : Yoshiaki Masuo
Album : Are You Happy Now
Label : Sunnyside
5:36 PM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Rita Edmond
Album : A Glance at Destiny
Label : DaBomb Music
5:42 PM
Rain
Artist : Red Garland
Album : All Kinds of Weather
Label : Prestige
5:47 PM
Get Happy
Artist : Milt Jackson & Coleman Hawkins
Album : Bean Bags
Label : Koch
5:52 PM
El Matador
Artist : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Album : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Label : Fantasy
5:57 PM
I’m in the Mood For Love
Artist : James Moody
Album : James Moody & the Swedish All-Stars: Greatest Hits
Label : Prestige

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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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