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 08, 2012

10:01 AM
This Heart of Mine
Artist : Marc McDonald
Album : It Doesn't End Here
Label : No End in Sight
10:06 AM
Meditation
Artist : Royce Campbell
Album : A Tribute to Charlie Byrd
Label : Jardis
10:11 AM
Moondance
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS & NANCY WILSON
Album : Meant to Be
Label : Narada Jazz
10:17 AM
St. James Infirmary
Artist : Allen Toussaint
Album : The Bright Mississippi
Composer : Trad.
Label : Nonesuch
10:21 AM
I Was Telling Him About You
Artist : CLAIRE MARTIN
Album : Old Boyfriends
Label : Linn
10:27 AM
Solid Old Man
Artist : DAN BARRETT
Album : Harlem 2000
Label : Nagel Heyer
10:33 AM
Blue Lights
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : The Hawk Flies High
Label : Riverside
10:39 AM
Very Early
Artist : George Shearing
Album : That Shearing Sound
Label : Telarc
10:44 AM
The Duke
Artist : THE SWING LEGACY
Album : Dancing on a Blue Moon
Label : Mephistopheles
10:49 AM
Boogie Blues
Artist : MAGGIE GALLOWAY
Album : More Than You Know...
Label : Brownstone
10:54 AM
I Hadn’t Anyone Till You
Artist : FLIP PHILLIPS
Album : Swing is the Thing!
Label : Verve
11:01 AM
Blues for Wood
Artist : NEIL McNAMARA
Album : Rainy Night
Label : Bonobo
11:06 AM
Taffy
Artist : Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Album : (1965-1966)
Label : RCA
11:11 AM
Au Bord De L’eau
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Quartet
Label : Palmetto
11:19 AM
Hey There
Artist : Mark Elf
Album : Swingin'
Label : Jen Bay
11:23 AM
The Route
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Jazz Profile
Label : Blue Note
11:28 AM
More Than You Know
Artist : DAKOTA STATON
Album : A Packet of Love Letters
Label : Highnote
11:35 AM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : Moanin'
Label : Blue Note
11:41 AM
Inspiracao
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
11:47 AM
The Thrill Is Gone
Artist : Mary Stallings
Album : Live at the Village Vanguard
Label : MaxJazz
11:52 AM
In and Out
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Movin' Wes
Label : Verve
11:55 AM
Poinciana
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings
Label : Epic
12:01 PM
Put on a Happy Face
Artist : Eric Johnson
Album : Supahighway
Label : Clarion Jazz
12:06 PM
Naima
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Music Keeps Us Young
Label : Arkadia Jazz
12:11 PM
Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hammerstein
Label : Prestige
12:18 PM
You Will Know
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Look Who's Here
Label : Verve
12:22 PM
Bill Bailey
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : Down Home
Label : Bethlehem
12:27 PM
Wave
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : The Art of Gerry Mulligan/The Final Recordings
Label : Telarc
12:33 PM
Today
Artist : Chie Imaizumi
Album : A Time of New Beginnings
Label : Capri
12:39 PM
Love For Sale
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
12:44 PM
Forest Flower
Artist : NIKA REJTO
Album : Bridge Weaver
Label : Unika
12:50 PM
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Let There Be Love
Label : Telarc
12:54 PM
U-Dance
Artist : Ulf Wakenius
Album : Notes From the Heart
Label : ACT Music
1:01 PM
Batter Up
Artist : Andre Previn & David Finck
Album : Live at the Jazz Standard
Label : Decca
1:06 PM
For Lena and Lennie
Artist : Quincy Jones
Album : The Quintessence
Label : Impulse
1:10 PM
One Mint Julep
Artist : ROSEANNA VITRO
Album : Catchin' Some Rays
Label : Telarc
1:16 PM
Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Memphis, Ray & a Touch of Moody
Label : 32 Jazz
1:20 PM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : VARIOUS: the Very Thought of You/Jazz For Lovers
Label : Columbia
1:26 PM
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook
Label : Verve
1:32 PM
Satin Doll
Artist : Jo Jones
Album : The Essential
Label : Vanguard
1:38 PM
Raincheck
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Jazz Signatures
Label : Concord
1:43 PM
But Not For Me
Artist : J.J. JOHNSON
Album : Vivian
Label : Concord
1:49 PM
No Moon at All
Artist : PAUL VORNHAGEN
Album : Parisian Protocol
Label : Schoolkids
1:54 PM
Jack and the Key Boo Ba
Artist : Nelda Swiggett
Album : This Time
Label : OA2
2:01 PM
This Heart of Mine
Artist : Marc McDonald
Album : It Doesn't End Here
Label : No End in Sight
2:06 PM
Meditation
Artist : Royce Campbell
Album : A Tribute to Charlie Byrd
Label : Jardis
2:11 PM
Moondance
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS & NANCY WILSON
Album : Meant to Be
Label : Narada Jazz
2:17 PM
St. James Infirmary
Artist : Allen Toussaint
Album : The Bright Mississippi
Composer : Trad.
Label : Nonesuch
2:21 PM
I Was Telling Him About You
Artist : CLAIRE MARTIN
Album : Old Boyfriends
Label : Linn
2:27 PM
Solid Old Man
Artist : DAN BARRETT
Album : Harlem 2000
Label : Nagel Heyer
2:33 PM
Blue Lights
Artist : Coleman Hawkins
Album : The Hawk Flies High
Label : Riverside
2:39 PM
Very Early
Artist : George Shearing
Album : That Shearing Sound
Label : Telarc
2:44 PM
The Duke
Artist : THE SWING LEGACY
Album : Dancing on a Blue Moon
Label : Mephistopheles
2:49 PM
Boogie Blues
Artist : MAGGIE GALLOWAY
Album : More Than You Know...
Label : Brownstone
2:54 PM
I Hadn’t Anyone Till You
Artist : FLIP PHILLIPS
Album : Swing is the Thing!
Label : Verve
3:01 PM
Blues for Wood
Artist : NEIL McNAMARA
Album : Rainy Night
Label : Bonobo
3:06 PM
Taffy
Artist : Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis
Album : (1965-1966)
Label : RCA
3:11 PM
Au Bord De L’eau
Artist : Larry Goldings
Album : Quartet
Label : Palmetto
3:19 PM
Hey There
Artist : Mark Elf
Album : Swingin'
Label : Jen Bay
3:23 PM
The Route
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : Jazz Profile
Label : Blue Note
3:28 PM
More Than You Know
Artist : DAKOTA STATON
Album : A Packet of Love Letters
Label : Highnote
3:35 PM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Artist : Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers
Album : Moanin'
Label : Blue Note
3:41 PM
Inspiracao
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
3:47 PM
The Thrill Is Gone
Artist : Mary Stallings
Album : Live at the Village Vanguard
Label : MaxJazz
3:52 PM
In and Out
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Movin' Wes
Label : Verve
3:55 PM
Poinciana
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings
Label : Epic
4:01 PM
Put on a Happy Face
Artist : Eric Johnson
Album : Supahighway
Label : Clarion Jazz
4:06 PM
Naima
Artist : Billy Taylor
Album : Music Keeps Us Young
Label : Arkadia Jazz
4:11 PM
Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : VARIOUS: the Jazz Giants Play Rodgers & Hammerstein
Label : Prestige
4:18 PM
You Will Know
Artist : Russell Malone
Album : Look Who's Here
Label : Verve
4:22 PM
Bill Bailey
Artist : Zoot Sims
Album : Down Home
Label : Bethlehem
4:27 PM
Wave
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : The Art of Gerry Mulligan/The Final Recordings
Label : Telarc
4:33 PM
Today
Artist : Chie Imaizumi
Album : A Time of New Beginnings
Label : Capri
4:39 PM
Love For Sale
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
4:44 PM
Forest Flower
Artist : NIKA REJTO
Album : Bridge Weaver
Label : Unika
4:50 PM
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Let There Be Love
Label : Telarc
4:54 PM
U-Dance
Artist : Ulf Wakenius
Album : Notes From the Heart
Label : ACT Music
5:01 PM
Batter Up
Artist : Andre Previn & David Finck
Album : Live at the Jazz Standard
Label : Decca
5:06 PM
For Lena and Lennie
Artist : Quincy Jones
Album : The Quintessence
Label : Impulse
5:10 PM
One Mint Julep
Artist : ROSEANNA VITRO
Album : Catchin' Some Rays
Label : Telarc
5:16 PM
Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Artist : Hank Crawford
Album : Memphis, Ray & a Touch of Moody
Label : 32 Jazz
5:20 PM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : VARIOUS: the Very Thought of You/Jazz For Lovers
Label : Columbia
5:26 PM
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook
Label : Verve
5:32 PM
Satin Doll
Artist : Jo Jones
Album : The Essential
Label : Vanguard
5:38 PM
Raincheck
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Jazz Signatures
Label : Concord
5:43 PM
But Not For Me
Artist : J.J. JOHNSON
Album : Vivian
Label : Concord
5:49 PM
No Moon at All
Artist : PAUL VORNHAGEN
Album : Parisian Protocol
Label : Schoolkids
5:54 PM
Jack and the Key Boo Ba
Artist : Nelda Swiggett
Album : This Time
Label : OA2

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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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