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

October 05, 2012

6:01 AM
What’s the Word?
Artist : Bob Mintzer Quartet
Album : In the Moment
Label : ART OF LIFE
6:06 AM
September Song
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : Sarah Vaughan With Clifford Brown
Label : EmArcy
6:11 AM
Yesterdays
Artist : Steve Allee
Album : Colors
Label : Owl Studios
6:19 AM
Love on My Mind
Artist : Ray Charles & Milt Jackson
Album : Soul Brothers/Soul Meeting
Label : Atlantic
6:23 AM
We Will Meet Again
Artist : Herbie Mann
Album : Peace Pieces
Label : Kokopelli
6:28 AM
Creole Love Call
Artist : JUNIOR MANCE
Album : Junior's Blues
Label : Riverside
6:33 AM
Everything I’ve Got
Artist : Carrie Wicks
Album : I'll Get Around To It
Label : OA2
6:39 AM
I Mean You
Artist : GROUP 15
Album : Plays Monk
Label : Sunnyside
6:43 AM
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home to
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
6:49 AM
Time After Time
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : After Ours
Label : Denon
6:54 AM
Cantaloupe Island
Artist : Herbie Hancock
Album : Empyrean Isles
Composer : Hancock
Label : Blue Note
7:01 AM
Lightness
Artist : Bob Sheppard
Album : Close Your Eyes
Label : BFM Jazz
7:06 AM
News For Lulu
Artist : Larry Vuckovich
Album : Street Scene
Label : Tetrachord Music
7:12 AM
Oh Darling
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Meets the Beatles
Label : RCA
7:17 AM
This Can’t be Love
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
7:21 AM
These Foolish Things
Artist : COUNT BASIE & OSCAR PETERSON
Album : Satch & Josh
Label : Pablo
7:27 AM
Someday My Prince Will Come
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Someday My Prince Will Come
Label : Columbia
7:34 AM
’Round Midnight / In a Sentimental Mood
Artist : Ray Vega
Album : East-West Trumpet Summit
Label : Origin
7:40 AM
It Plays From Far
Artist : Salvatore Bonafede Trio
Album : Sicilian Opening
Label : Jazzeyes
7:44 AM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
7:49 AM
Is You is Or is You Ain’t My Baby
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Only Trust Your Heart
Label : GRP
7:54 AM
Ana Maria
Artist : Wayne Shorter
Album : Native Dancer
Label : Columbia
8:01 AM
Live & Learn
Artist : Bobby Watson
Album : Live & Learn
Label : Palmetto
8:06 AM
Don’t Go to Strangers
Artist : Janis Siegel
Album : I Wish You Love
Label : Telarc
8:11 AM
Nostalgia in Times Square
Artist : Larry Coryell and Kenny Drew Jr.
Album : Duality
Label : Random Act
8:18 AM
I’ll Never Smile Again
Artist : George Shearing
Album : That Shearing Sound
Label : Telarc
8:22 AM
In Your Own Sweet Way
Artist : John Basile
Album : The Desmond Project
Label : Chesky
8:27 AM
Rocks in My Bed
Artist : BETTY ROCHE
Album : VARIOUS: Gentle Duke
Label : Prestige
8:33 AM
Cape Verdean Blues
Artist : Christian Howes
Album : Out of the Blue
Label : Resonance
8:39 AM
Fever
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : The Main Ingredient
Label : Verve
8:44 AM
I’ll Be Seeing You
Artist : RAHSAAN ROLAND KIRK
Album : A Standing Eight
Label : 32 Jazz
8:50 AM
Thinking of Lady
Artist : GROVER MITCHELL
Album : On Track
Label : Quixotic
8:54 AM
I Hadn’t Anyone Till You
Artist : KERRY STRAYER SEPTET
Album : Mentor
Label : Kerry Strayer Productions
9:01 AM
Elegant Flower (For Jazz’min)
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Cyrus Chestnut
Label : Atlantic
9:06 AM
Donna Lee
Artist : Joe Lovano Us Five
Album : Bird Songs
Label : Blue Note
9:10 AM
Perdido
Artist : John Brown Trio
Album : Dancing With Duke
Label : Brown Boulevard
9:17 AM
There’s a House in Harlem For Sale
Artist : Henry ’Red’ Allen
Album : From the Hot Trumpets of Joe Newman and Henry "Red" Allen
Label : Prestige
9:21 AM
How High the Moon
Artist : HANK JONES
Album : Favors
Label : Verve
9:27 AM
Look For the Silver Lining
Artist : SUSANNAH McCORKLE
Album : From Broken Hearts To Blue Skies
Label : Concord
9:33 AM
Around the Corner
Artist : Grant Stewart
Album : Around the Corner
Label : Sharp Nine
9:39 AM
A Foggy Day
Artist : DAVID LEONHARDT
Album : The David Leonhardt Jazz Group Plays Gershwin
Label : Big Bang
9:43 AM
Once Before
Artist : Kim Pensyl
Album : At the Moment
Label : Fable
9:50 AM
Remembering the Rain
Artist : Fred Hersch
Album : Evanessence
Label : Evidence
9:54 AM
O Sole Mio
Artist : Joey DeFrancesco
Album : Joey Defrancesco's Goodfellas
Label : Concord

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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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