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

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Playlist

November 19, 2012

10:01 AM
Born to be Blue
Artist : IKE QUEBEC
Album : Ballads
Label : Blue Note
10:06 AM
Summertime
Artist : ANDY LAVERNE
Album : Four Miles
Label : Triloka
10:11 AM
Sack Full of Dreams
Artist : Ernestine Anderson
Album : Be Mine Tonight
Label : Concord
10:17 AM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Boss Guitar
Label : Riverside
10:21 AM
LP 07
Artist : Gabriel Espinosa
Album : From Yucatan to Rio
Label : Zoho
10:26 AM
My One and Only Love
Artist : Ralph Bowen
Album : Power Play
Label : Positone
10:33 AM
Indonesian Nights
Artist : Tony Monaco
Album : Celebration: Live ¿ Love ¿ Music
Label : Chicken Coup
10:39 AM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
10:44 AM
Black Coffee
Artist : Earl Hines
Album : The Indispensable Earl Hines, Vol 5/6
Label : RCA
10:49 AM
Fever
Artist : Carol Welsman
Album : I Like Men
Label : Welcar
10:54 AM
Black Orpheus
Artist : Tony Guerrero
Album : Blue Room
Label : Charleston Square
11:01 AM
Moten Swing
Artist : Lori Mechem
Album : Shiny Stockings
Label : Echomusic
11:06 AM
Slow Freight
Artist : Ray Bryant
Album : Alone at Montreux
Label : 32 Jazz
11:11 AM
Lady’s Blues
Artist : CLAIRE DALY
Album : Swing Low
Label : Koch
11:18 AM
Nice Work if You Can Get It
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : VARIOUS: Gershwin - Jazz 'round Midnight
Label : Verve
11:22 AM
Song For Richard
Artist : DON SICKLER
Album : Reflections
Label : Highnote
11:28 AM
Taking a Chance on Love
Artist : LESTER YOUNG & TEDDY WILSON
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : Verve
11:34 AM
Third Plane
Artist : Ron Carter/Herbie Hancock/Tony Williams
Album : Third Plane
Label : Milestone
11:40 AM
Holding With An Open Hand
Artist : Oscar Castro-Neves
Album : All One
Label : Mack Avenue
11:46 AM
Unchain My Heart
Artist : Natasha Miller
Album : I Had a Feelin'
Label : Poignant
11:52 AM
Coquette
Artist : BUCKY & JOHN PIZZARELLI
Album : Contrasts
Label : Arbors
11:55 AM
Remembering the Rain
Artist : Fred Hersch
Album : Evanessence
Label : Evidence
12:01 PM
Velvet Night
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : from RAMSEY LEWIS & NANCY WILSON: Meant to Be
Label : Narada Jazz
12:06 PM
Corner Pocket
Artist : Count Basie
Album : Count Basie in Sweden
Label : Roulette
12:11 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : VARIOUS: Love Ballads - Late Night Jazz
Label : Telarc
12:17 PM
The Way You Look Tonight
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
12:21 PM
Roman-ce
Artist : Ada Rovatti
Album : Under the Hat
Label : Sunnyside
12:27 PM
Blue Pearl
Artist : ANTHONY WONSEY
Album : Another Perspective
Label : Evidence
12:34 PM
When Lights Are Low
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Jazz Signatures
Label : Concord
12:40 PM
I Want To Be Happy
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Bassics: The Best of the Ray Brown Trio (1977-2000)
Label : Concord
12:43 PM
D.I.G. (Deep Inner Groove)
Artist : Chuck Loeb
Album : Plain 'n' Simple
Label : Tweety
12:50 PM
Daydream
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : Daydream
Label : Concord
12:54 PM
Blisters
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Lone Star Legend
Label : 32 Jazz
1:01 PM
Moonlight in Vermont
Artist : LOSTON HARRIS
Album : Comes Love
Label : N2K
1:06 PM
Makin’ Whoopee
Artist : Ben Webster
Album : Soulville
Label : Verve
1:10 PM
Two For the Road
Artist : DOMINIQUE EADE
Album : The Long Way Home
Label : BMG
1:16 PM
Feelin’ Good
Artist : Maureen Choi
Album : Maureen Choi Quartet
Label : Maureen Choi
1:20 PM
Travels
Artist : Gregoire Maret
Album : Gregoire Maret
Label : E One
1:25 PM
Song for a Pretty Girl
Artist : Patrick Williams
Album : Aurora
Label : ArtistShare
1:32 PM
Alegria
Artist : Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Album : The New Crystal Silence
Label : Concord
1:38 PM
If You Could See Me Now
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : VARIOUS: the Riverside Records Story
Label : Riverside
1:44 PM
Spring Fever
Artist : Michael Kelly & the Hot Blue Q
Album : No, What?
Label : Square
1:49 PM
REDUB One Day I’ll Fly Away
Artist : Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Album : Live
Label : PRA
1:54 PM
Just in Time
Artist : Adam Schroeder
Album : A Handful of Stars
Label : Capri
2:01 PM
Born to be Blue
Artist : IKE QUEBEC
Album : Ballads
Label : Blue Note
2:06 PM
Summertime
Artist : ANDY LAVERNE
Album : Four Miles
Label : Triloka
2:11 PM
Sack Full of Dreams
Artist : Ernestine Anderson
Album : Be Mine Tonight
Label : Concord
2:17 PM
Days of Wine and Roses
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Boss Guitar
Label : Riverside
2:21 PM
LP 07
Artist : Gabriel Espinosa
Album : From Yucatan to Rio
Label : Zoho
2:26 PM
My One and Only Love
Artist : Ralph Bowen
Album : Power Play
Label : Positone
2:33 PM
Indonesian Nights
Artist : Tony Monaco
Album : Celebration: Live ¿ Love ¿ Music
Label : Chicken Coup
2:39 PM
The Very Thought of You
Artist : PEE WEE RUSSELL
Album : Swingin' With Pee Wee
Label : Prestige
2:44 PM
Black Coffee
Artist : Earl Hines
Album : The Indispensable Earl Hines, Vol 5/6
Label : RCA
2:49 PM
Fever
Artist : Carol Welsman
Album : I Like Men
Label : Welcar
2:54 PM
Black Orpheus
Artist : Tony Guerrero
Album : Blue Room
Label : Charleston Square
3:01 PM
Moten Swing
Artist : Lori Mechem
Album : Shiny Stockings
Label : Echomusic
3:06 PM
Slow Freight
Artist : Ray Bryant
Album : Alone at Montreux
Label : 32 Jazz
3:11 PM
Lady’s Blues
Artist : CLAIRE DALY
Album : Swing Low
Label : Koch
3:18 PM
Nice Work if You Can Get It
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : VARIOUS: Gershwin - Jazz 'round Midnight
Label : Verve
3:22 PM
Song For Richard
Artist : DON SICKLER
Album : Reflections
Label : Highnote
3:28 PM
Taking a Chance on Love
Artist : LESTER YOUNG & TEDDY WILSON
Album : Pres and Teddy
Label : Verve
3:34 PM
Third Plane
Artist : Ron Carter/Herbie Hancock/Tony Williams
Album : Third Plane
Label : Milestone
3:40 PM
Holding With An Open Hand
Artist : Oscar Castro-Neves
Album : All One
Label : Mack Avenue
3:46 PM
Unchain My Heart
Artist : Natasha Miller
Album : I Had a Feelin'
Label : Poignant
3:52 PM
Coquette
Artist : BUCKY & JOHN PIZZARELLI
Album : Contrasts
Label : Arbors
3:55 PM
Remembering the Rain
Artist : Fred Hersch
Album : Evanessence
Label : Evidence
4:01 PM
Velvet Night
Artist : RAMSEY LEWIS
Album : from RAMSEY LEWIS & NANCY WILSON: Meant to Be
Label : Narada Jazz
4:06 PM
Corner Pocket
Artist : Count Basie
Album : Count Basie in Sweden
Label : Roulette
4:11 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : VARIOUS: Love Ballads - Late Night Jazz
Label : Telarc
4:17 PM
The Way You Look Tonight
Artist : Carol Fredette
Album : Everything in Time
Label : Soundbrush
4:21 PM
Roman-ce
Artist : Ada Rovatti
Album : Under the Hat
Label : Sunnyside
4:27 PM
Blue Pearl
Artist : ANTHONY WONSEY
Album : Another Perspective
Label : Evidence
4:34 PM
When Lights Are Low
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Jazz Signatures
Label : Concord
4:40 PM
I Want To Be Happy
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Bassics: The Best of the Ray Brown Trio (1977-2000)
Label : Concord
4:43 PM
D.I.G. (Deep Inner Groove)
Artist : Chuck Loeb
Album : Plain 'n' Simple
Label : Tweety
4:50 PM
Daydream
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : Daydream
Label : Concord
4:54 PM
Blisters
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Lone Star Legend
Label : 32 Jazz
5:01 PM
Moonlight in Vermont
Artist : LOSTON HARRIS
Album : Comes Love
Label : N2K
5:06 PM
Makin’ Whoopee
Artist : Ben Webster
Album : Soulville
Label : Verve
5:10 PM
Two For the Road
Artist : DOMINIQUE EADE
Album : The Long Way Home
Label : BMG
5:16 PM
Feelin’ Good
Artist : Maureen Choi
Album : Maureen Choi Quartet
Label : Maureen Choi
5:20 PM
Travels
Artist : Gregoire Maret
Album : Gregoire Maret
Label : E One
5:25 PM
Song for a Pretty Girl
Artist : Patrick Williams
Album : Aurora
Label : ArtistShare
5:32 PM
Alegria
Artist : Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Album : The New Crystal Silence
Label : Concord
5:38 PM
If You Could See Me Now
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : VARIOUS: the Riverside Records Story
Label : Riverside
5:44 PM
Spring Fever
Artist : Michael Kelly & the Hot Blue Q
Album : No, What?
Label : Square
5:49 PM
REDUB One Day I’ll Fly Away
Artist : Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Album : Live
Label : PRA
5:54 PM
Just in Time
Artist : Adam Schroeder
Album : A Handful of Stars
Label : Capri

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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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