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

10:01 AM
Tonite I Shall Sleep With a Smile on My Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Radio City
Label : Concord
10:06 AM
Two For Prez
Artist : Brent Jensen/David Sills Quartet
Album : Stay Cool
Label : Origin
10:12 AM
Nice and Easy
Artist : Vanessa Rubin
Album : Language of Love
Label : Telarc
10:18 AM
More Today Than Yesterday
Artist : Charles Earland
Album : The Very Best of Prestige Records
Label : Prestige
10:22 AM
Blue Monk
Artist : Cliff Monear
Album : It's About Time
Label : Cliff Monear
10:27 AM
I Will Wait for You
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Le Grand Freddy
Label : Fantasy
10:33 AM
Waltz of the Giant Moths
Artist : Arlene McDaniel Trio
Album : Timeless
Label : Arlene McDaniel
10:39 AM
Stairway to the Stars
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Some of My Best Friends Are...The Trumpet Players
Label : Telarc
10:43 AM
Entre-Nous
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Lost and Found
Label : Rhino
10:49 AM
I Wish I Knew
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
10:54 AM
Moten Swing/You’re Driving Me Crazy
Artist : BOBBY SHORT
Album : Celebrating 30 Years at the Cafe Carlyle
Label : Telarc
11:01 AM
Prelude to a Kiss
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Love Songs
Label : Columbia
11:06 AM
Why Don’t They Understand
Artist : LEM WINCHESTER
Album : With Feeling
Label : Prestige
11:10 AM
I’ll Follow the Sun
Artist : Linda Ciofalo
Album : Sun Set
Label : Lucky Jazz
11:16 AM
St. Andrews Place Blues
Artist : Buddy Collette
Album : VARIOUS: the West Coast Jazz Box
Label : Contemporary
11:20 AM
The Real Thing
Artist : JIM FERGUSON
Album : Not Just Another Pretty Bass
Label : A-Records
11:26 AM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : Lester Young & ’Sweets’ Edison
Album : from OSCAR PETERSON: a Jazz Odyssey
Label : Verve
11:33 AM
Song For My Grandfather
Artist : Ryan Cohan
Album : Another Look
Label : Motema
11:39 AM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
11:43 AM
Dig Dis
Artist : Hank Mobley
Album : Soul Station
Label : Blue Note
11:49 AM
Dirty Water
Artist : Curtis Stigers
Album : Lost In Dreams
Label : Concord
11:54 AM
It’s a Raggy Waltz
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Further Out
Label : Columbia
12:01 PM
Watch What Happens
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : Jackson, Johnson, Brown & Company
Label : Pablo
12:06 PM
It Had to Be You
Artist : Jimmy McGriff
Album : Straight Up
Label : Milestone
12:12 PM
There Is Something About You (I Don’t Know)
Artist : Jimmy Cobb
Album : Marsalis Music Honors Series
Label : Marsalis Music
12:19 PM
Miss Lucy
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Jug
Label : Prestige
12:23 PM
Please Send Me Someone to Love
Artist : LAVERNE BUTLER
Album : Blues in the City
Label : MaxJazz
12:27 PM
Meditation
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : The Bossa Nova Years
Label : Concord
12:34 PM
Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love
Artist : Amy London
Album : Let's Fly
Label : Motema
12:40 PM
There Is No Greater Love
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
12:48 PM
After You’ve Gone
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : from Nicole Yarling: Joe Williams Presents Nicole Yarling
Label : MCG
12:54 PM
The Lamp Is Low
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
12:56 PM
Body and Soul
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : VARIOUS: RCA Victor 80th Anniversary
Label : RCA
1:01 PM
Roy Allen
Artist : GERALD BECKETT
Album : Black Eyes
Label : Wolfetones
1:06 PM
When Summer Comes
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : A Royal Wedding Suite
Label : Pablo
1:12 PM
Blue Lou
Artist : BUDD JOHNSON
Album : Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants
Label : Riverside
1:18 PM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : The Mose Chronicles - Live in London, Volume 2
Label : Blue Note
1:22 PM
Exactly Like You
Artist : Benny Carter
Album : VARIOUS: Swing Reunion
Label : BOMR
1:27 PM
El Matador
Artist : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Album : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Label : Fantasy
1:34 PM
Call Me Back
Artist : Josh Rzepka
Album : Midwest Coast
Label : Josh Rzepka
1:40 PM
Nearly
Artist : Geri Allen
Album : Timeless Portrait And Dreams
Label : Telarc
1:44 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Birks Works - the Verve Big-Band Sessions
Label : Verve
1:49 PM
There’s a Small Hotel
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : Home
Label : EmArcy
1:54 PM
Six Appeal
Artist : BARRETT DEEMS
Album : Deemus
Label : Delmark
2:01 PM
Tonite I Shall Sleep With a Smile on My Face
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Radio City
Label : Concord
2:06 PM
Two For Prez
Artist : Brent Jensen/David Sills Quartet
Album : Stay Cool
Label : Origin
2:12 PM
Nice and Easy
Artist : Vanessa Rubin
Album : Language of Love
Label : Telarc
2:18 PM
More Today Than Yesterday
Artist : Charles Earland
Album : The Very Best of Prestige Records
Label : Prestige
2:22 PM
Blue Monk
Artist : Cliff Monear
Album : It's About Time
Label : Cliff Monear
2:27 PM
I Will Wait for You
Artist : Freddy Cole
Album : Le Grand Freddy
Label : Fantasy
2:33 PM
Waltz of the Giant Moths
Artist : Arlene McDaniel Trio
Album : Timeless
Label : Arlene McDaniel
2:39 PM
Stairway to the Stars
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Some of My Best Friends Are...The Trumpet Players
Label : Telarc
2:43 PM
Entre-Nous
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Lost and Found
Label : Rhino
2:49 PM
I Wish I Knew
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
2:54 PM
Moten Swing/You’re Driving Me Crazy
Artist : BOBBY SHORT
Album : Celebrating 30 Years at the Cafe Carlyle
Label : Telarc
3:01 PM
Prelude to a Kiss
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Love Songs
Label : Columbia
3:06 PM
Why Don’t They Understand
Artist : LEM WINCHESTER
Album : With Feeling
Label : Prestige
3:10 PM
I’ll Follow the Sun
Artist : Linda Ciofalo
Album : Sun Set
Label : Lucky Jazz
3:16 PM
St. Andrews Place Blues
Artist : Buddy Collette
Album : VARIOUS: the West Coast Jazz Box
Label : Contemporary
3:20 PM
The Real Thing
Artist : JIM FERGUSON
Album : Not Just Another Pretty Bass
Label : A-Records
3:26 PM
Pennies From Heaven
Artist : Lester Young & ’Sweets’ Edison
Album : from OSCAR PETERSON: a Jazz Odyssey
Label : Verve
3:33 PM
Song For My Grandfather
Artist : Ryan Cohan
Album : Another Look
Label : Motema
3:39 PM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Johnny Hodges
Album : Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges
Label : Impulse
3:43 PM
Dig Dis
Artist : Hank Mobley
Album : Soul Station
Label : Blue Note
3:49 PM
Dirty Water
Artist : Curtis Stigers
Album : Lost In Dreams
Label : Concord
3:54 PM
It’s a Raggy Waltz
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Further Out
Label : Columbia
4:01 PM
Watch What Happens
Artist : Milt Jackson
Album : Jackson, Johnson, Brown & Company
Label : Pablo
4:06 PM
It Had to Be You
Artist : Jimmy McGriff
Album : Straight Up
Label : Milestone
4:12 PM
There Is Something About You (I Don’t Know)
Artist : Jimmy Cobb
Album : Marsalis Music Honors Series
Label : Marsalis Music
4:19 PM
Miss Lucy
Artist : Gene Ammons
Album : Jug
Label : Prestige
4:23 PM
Please Send Me Someone to Love
Artist : LAVERNE BUTLER
Album : Blues in the City
Label : MaxJazz
4:27 PM
Meditation
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : The Bossa Nova Years
Label : Concord
4:34 PM
Duke Ellington’s Sound of Love
Artist : Amy London
Album : Let's Fly
Label : Motema
4:40 PM
There Is No Greater Love
Artist : Stanley Turrentine & The Three Sounds
Album : The Complete "Blue Hour" Sessions
Label : Blue Note
4:48 PM
After You’ve Gone
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : from Nicole Yarling: Joe Williams Presents Nicole Yarling
Label : MCG
4:54 PM
The Lamp Is Low
Artist : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Album : George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers
Label : Jazzland
4:56 PM
Body and Soul
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : VARIOUS: RCA Victor 80th Anniversary
Label : RCA
5:01 PM
Roy Allen
Artist : GERALD BECKETT
Album : Black Eyes
Label : Wolfetones
5:06 PM
When Summer Comes
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : A Royal Wedding Suite
Label : Pablo
5:12 PM
Blue Lou
Artist : BUDD JOHNSON
Album : Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants
Label : Riverside
5:18 PM
I’m Just a Lucky So and So
Artist : Mose Allison
Album : The Mose Chronicles - Live in London, Volume 2
Label : Blue Note
5:22 PM
Exactly Like You
Artist : Benny Carter
Album : VARIOUS: Swing Reunion
Label : BOMR
5:27 PM
El Matador
Artist : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Album : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Label : Fantasy
5:34 PM
Call Me Back
Artist : Josh Rzepka
Album : Midwest Coast
Label : Josh Rzepka
5:40 PM
Nearly
Artist : Geri Allen
Album : Timeless Portrait And Dreams
Label : Telarc
5:44 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : Dizzy Gillespie
Album : Birks Works - the Verve Big-Band Sessions
Label : Verve
5:49 PM
There’s a Small Hotel
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : Home
Label : EmArcy
5:54 PM
Six Appeal
Artist : BARRETT DEEMS
Album : Deemus
Label : Delmark

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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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