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 29, 2012

6:01 AM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
6:06 AM
Naima
Artist : Arthur Blythe
Album : Blythe Byte
Label : Savant
6:12 AM
Take Five
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
6:19 AM
Landslide
Artist : Stacey Kent
Album : Breakfast on the Morning Tram
Label : Blue Note
6:23 AM
Blue Lou
Artist : BUDD JOHNSON
Album : Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants
Label : Riverside
6:28 AM
This Time the Dream’s on Me
Artist : June Christy
Album : Something Cool
Label : Capitol
6:31 AM
Musette
Artist : Gerald Wilson
Album : In My Time
Label : n.a.
6:37 AM
Lover, Come Back to Me
Artist : Ben Webster
Album : Soulville
Label : Verve
6:46 AM
Something to Remember You By
Artist : Maxine Sullivan & Scott Hamilton
Album : Uptown
Label : Concord
6:51 AM
How Long Blues
Artist : Count Basie
Album : America's #1 Band
Label : Columbia
6:54 AM
If You Could See Me Now
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : VARIOUS: the Riverside Records Story
Label : Riverside
7:01 AM
I Had the Craziest Dream
Artist : Kenny Dorham
Album : Quiet Kenny
Label : Prestige
7:06 AM
Blisters
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Lone Star Legend
Label : 32 Jazz
7:11 AM
I Cover the Waterfront
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Standard Time, Vol. 3
Label : Columbia
7:17 AM
She Was Too Good to Me
Artist : Boz Scaggs
Album : Speak Low
Label : Decca
7:21 AM
Lady’s Blues
Artist : CLAIRE DALY
Album : Swing Low
Label : Koch
7:27 AM
Armando’s Rhumba
Artist : Corea, Clarke & White
Album : Forever
Label : Concord
7:33 AM
I Just Can’t See For Looking
Artist : Red Garland Quartet
Album : Solar
Label : Jazzland
7:39 AM
Oh Happy Day
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : from QUINCY JONES & BILL COSBY: the Original Jam Sessions 1969
Label : Concord
7:44 AM
88 Basie Street
Artist : SAMMY NESTICO
Album : Big Band Favorites of Sammy Nestico
Label : Summit
7:49 AM
Obsession
Artist : Tessa Souter
Album : Obsession
Label : Motema
7:54 AM
Lullaby of the Leaves
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
8:01 AM
Autumn in New York
Artist : NAT SIMPKINS
Album : Spare Ribs
Label : Bluejay
8:06 AM
Speak Like a Child
Artist : JON FADDIS
Album : Remembrances
Label : Chesky
8:13 AM
Lullaby of Birdland
Artist : MEL TORME
Album : Lulu's Back in Town
Label : Avenue Jazz
8:19 AM
Resolutions
Artist : Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece
Album : Little Echo
Label : PosiTone
8:23 AM
If I Only Had...
Artist : Peter MacDonough
Album : The WOO
Label : Peter MacDonough
8:29 AM
The Dicty Glide
Artist : DON BYRON
Album : Bug Music
Label : Nonesuch
8:34 AM
Always You
Artist : Valerie Capers
Album : Wagner Takes the 'A' Train
Label : Elysium
8:40 AM
Work Song
Artist : NAT ADDERLEY
Album : VARIOUS: the Riverside Records Story
Label : Riverside
8:44 AM
The Most Beautiful Girl
Artist : Yotam Silberstein
Album : Resonance
Label : Jazz Legacy
8:50 AM
Bye Bye Country Boy
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord
8:54 AM
A Light Groove
Artist : CAL TJADER QUARTET
Album : Cal Tjader Quartet
Label : Fantasy
9:01 AM
Carob Powder
Artist : NOAH BAERMAN
Album : Patch Kit
Label : Lemel Music
9:06 AM
Lost in Meditation
Artist : TAFT JORDAN
Album : Mood Indigo
Label : Prestige
9:12 AM
Take the ’A’ Train
Artist : Count Basie Orchestra
Album : Count Plays Duke
Label : MAMA
9:19 AM
Easy to Love
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : Easy Living
Label : Sin-Drome
9:23 AM
Body and Soul
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : VARIOUS: Central Avenue Sounds
Label : Rhino
9:26 AM
Softly Baby
Artist : Eddie ’Lockjaw’ Davis
Album : Gentle Jaws
Label : Prestige
9:34 AM
A Time For Love
Artist : CHRISTINE HITT
Album : You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Label : MaxJazz
9:40 AM
The Believer
Artist : Marquis Hill
Album : New Gospel
Label : Marquis Hill
9:47 AM
Let’s Fall in Love
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Live in Paris
Label : Verve
9:52 AM
Dance of the Infidels
Artist : BUD POWELL
Album : The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1
Label : Blue Note
9:55 AM
Soon
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : Moments Like This
Label : Concord
10:01 AM
Solar
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Jazz Showcase
Label : Prestige
10:06 AM
Moonlight (Claro De Luna)
Artist : Charlie Haden
Album : Nocturne
Label : Verve
10:11 AM
The Grinning Song
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Big Stuff
Label : Warner Brothers
10:18 AM
I Could Write a Book
Artist : DENNIS ROWLAND
Album : Now Dig This!
Label : Concord
10:22 AM
Paul’s Pal
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
10:27 AM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Jeanie Bryson
Album : Some Cats Know: Songs of Peggy Lee
Label : Telarc
10:33 AM
Mira Flores
Artist : Eddie Palmeiri
Album : Listen Here!
Label : Concord Picante
10:39 AM
Thinking of Lady
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
10:44 AM
S’posin’
Artist : Sonny Stitt & Paul Gonzalves
Album : Salt and Pepper
Label : Impulse
10:50 AM
Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea
Artist : BOBBE NORRIS
Album : Out of Nowhere
Label : 4 Directions
10:54 AM
Between Jobs
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
11:01 AM
Batter Up
Artist : Andre Previn & David Finck
Album : Live at the Jazz Standard
Label : Decca
11:06 AM
Blues For Queen D
Artist : Ray Mantilla
Album : Good Vibrations
Label : Savant
11:11 AM
Stars Fell on Alabama
Artist : Jimmy Cobb’s Mob
Album : Only For the Pure of Heart
Label : Lightyear
11:16 AM
Poor Little Rich Girl
Artist : Chris Connor
Album : Warm Cool
Label : 32 Jazz
11:20 AM
If I Were a Boy
Artist : Matija Dedic
Album : MD In NYC
Label : Origin
11:26 AM
Meditation
Artist : ROSEMARY CLOONEY
Album : VARIOUS: An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook
Label : Concord
11:32 AM
Light in the Dark
Artist : Roditi/Ignaztek/Rassinfosse
Album : Light In the Dark
Label : n.a.
11:38 AM
Wendy
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
11:43 AM
Village Blues
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane Jazz
Label : Atlantic
11:48 AM
Autumn Leaves
Artist : PAULA COLE
Album : Soundtrack: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Label : Malpaso
11:54 AM
Roman-ce
Artist : Ada Rovatti
Album : Under the Hat
Label : Sunnyside
12:01 PM
My Beatrice
Artist : ROY POWELL
Album : Solace
Label : Nagel Heyer
12:06 PM
Naima
Artist : Arthur Blythe
Album : Blythe Byte
Label : Savant
12:12 PM
Take Five
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
12:19 PM
Landslide
Artist : Stacey Kent
Album : Breakfast on the Morning Tram
Label : Blue Note
12:23 PM
Blue Lou
Artist : BUDD JOHNSON
Album : Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants
Label : Riverside
12:28 PM
This Time the Dream’s on Me
Artist : June Christy
Album : Something Cool
Label : Capitol
12:31 PM
Musette
Artist : Gerald Wilson
Album : In My Time
Label : n.a.
12:37 PM
Lover, Come Back to Me
Artist : Ben Webster
Album : Soulville
Label : Verve
12:46 PM
Something to Remember You By
Artist : Maxine Sullivan & Scott Hamilton
Album : Uptown
Label : Concord
12:51 PM
How Long Blues
Artist : Count Basie
Album : America's #1 Band
Label : Columbia
12:54 PM
If You Could See Me Now
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : VARIOUS: the Riverside Records Story
Label : Riverside
1:01 PM
I Had the Craziest Dream
Artist : Kenny Dorham
Album : Quiet Kenny
Label : Prestige
1:06 PM
Blisters
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Lone Star Legend
Label : 32 Jazz
1:11 PM
I Cover the Waterfront
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Standard Time, Vol. 3
Label : Columbia
1:17 PM
She Was Too Good to Me
Artist : Boz Scaggs
Album : Speak Low
Label : Decca
1:21 PM
Lady’s Blues
Artist : CLAIRE DALY
Album : Swing Low
Label : Koch
1:27 PM
Armando’s Rhumba
Artist : Corea, Clarke & White
Album : Forever
Label : Concord
1:33 PM
I Just Can’t See For Looking
Artist : Red Garland Quartet
Album : Solar
Label : Jazzland
1:39 PM
Oh Happy Day
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : from QUINCY JONES & BILL COSBY: the Original Jam Sessions 1969
Label : Concord
1:44 PM
88 Basie Street
Artist : SAMMY NESTICO
Album : Big Band Favorites of Sammy Nestico
Label : Summit
1:49 PM
Obsession
Artist : Tessa Souter
Album : Obsession
Label : Motema
1:54 PM
Lullaby of the Leaves
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Late Hour Special
Label : Prestige
2:01 PM
Autumn in New York
Artist : NAT SIMPKINS
Album : Spare Ribs
Label : Bluejay
2:06 PM
Speak Like a Child
Artist : JON FADDIS
Album : Remembrances
Label : Chesky
2:13 PM
Lullaby of Birdland
Artist : MEL TORME
Album : Lulu's Back in Town
Label : Avenue Jazz
2:19 PM
Resolutions
Artist : Ken Fowser/Behn Gillece
Album : Little Echo
Label : PosiTone
2:23 PM
If I Only Had...
Artist : Peter MacDonough
Album : The WOO
Label : Peter MacDonough
2:29 PM
The Dicty Glide
Artist : DON BYRON
Album : Bug Music
Label : Nonesuch
2:34 PM
Always You
Artist : Valerie Capers
Album : Wagner Takes the 'A' Train
Label : Elysium
2:40 PM
Work Song
Artist : NAT ADDERLEY
Album : VARIOUS: the Riverside Records Story
Label : Riverside
2:44 PM
The Most Beautiful Girl
Artist : Yotam Silberstein
Album : Resonance
Label : Jazz Legacy
2:50 PM
Bye Bye Country Boy
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : In Blue
Label : Concord
2:54 PM
A Light Groove
Artist : CAL TJADER QUARTET
Album : Cal Tjader Quartet
Label : Fantasy
3:01 PM
Carob Powder
Artist : NOAH BAERMAN
Album : Patch Kit
Label : Lemel Music
3:06 PM
Lost in Meditation
Artist : TAFT JORDAN
Album : Mood Indigo
Label : Prestige
3:12 PM
Take the ’A’ Train
Artist : Count Basie Orchestra
Album : Count Plays Duke
Label : MAMA
3:19 PM
Easy to Love
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : Easy Living
Label : Sin-Drome
3:23 PM
Body and Soul
Artist : Nat King Cole
Album : VARIOUS: Central Avenue Sounds
Label : Rhino
3:26 PM
Softly Baby
Artist : Eddie ’Lockjaw’ Davis
Album : Gentle Jaws
Label : Prestige
3:34 PM
A Time For Love
Artist : CHRISTINE HITT
Album : You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Label : MaxJazz
3:40 PM
The Believer
Artist : Marquis Hill
Album : New Gospel
Label : Marquis Hill
3:47 PM
Let’s Fall in Love
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Live in Paris
Label : Verve
3:52 PM
Dance of the Infidels
Artist : BUD POWELL
Album : The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1
Label : Blue Note
3:55 PM
Soon
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : Moments Like This
Label : Concord
4:01 PM
Solar
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Jazz Showcase
Label : Prestige
4:06 PM
Moonlight (Claro De Luna)
Artist : Charlie Haden
Album : Nocturne
Label : Verve
4:11 PM
The Grinning Song
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Big Stuff
Label : Warner Brothers
4:18 PM
I Could Write a Book
Artist : DENNIS ROWLAND
Album : Now Dig This!
Label : Concord
4:22 PM
Paul’s Pal
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
4:27 PM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Jeanie Bryson
Album : Some Cats Know: Songs of Peggy Lee
Label : Telarc
4:33 PM
Mira Flores
Artist : Eddie Palmeiri
Album : Listen Here!
Label : Concord Picante
4:39 PM
Thinking of Lady
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
4:44 PM
S’posin’
Artist : Sonny Stitt & Paul Gonzalves
Album : Salt and Pepper
Label : Impulse
4:50 PM
Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea
Artist : BOBBE NORRIS
Album : Out of Nowhere
Label : 4 Directions
4:54 PM
Between Jobs
Artist : Dan Adler
Album : Back to the Bridge
Label : Emdan
5:01 PM
Batter Up
Artist : Andre Previn & David Finck
Album : Live at the Jazz Standard
Label : Decca
5:06 PM
Blues For Queen D
Artist : Ray Mantilla
Album : Good Vibrations
Label : Savant
5:11 PM
Stars Fell on Alabama
Artist : Jimmy Cobb’s Mob
Album : Only For the Pure of Heart
Label : Lightyear
5:16 PM
Poor Little Rich Girl
Artist : Chris Connor
Album : Warm Cool
Label : 32 Jazz
5:20 PM
If I Were a Boy
Artist : Matija Dedic
Album : MD In NYC
Label : Origin
5:26 PM
Meditation
Artist : ROSEMARY CLOONEY
Album : VARIOUS: An Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook
Label : Concord
5:32 PM
Light in the Dark
Artist : Roditi/Ignaztek/Rassinfosse
Album : Light In the Dark
Label : n.a.
5:38 PM
Wendy
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
5:43 PM
Village Blues
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane Jazz
Label : Atlantic
5:48 PM
Autumn Leaves
Artist : PAULA COLE
Album : Soundtrack: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Label : Malpaso
5:54 PM
Roman-ce
Artist : Ada Rovatti
Album : Under the Hat
Label : Sunnyside

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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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