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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November 21, 2012

6:01 AM
Sunday Jam
Artist : Al Dowe
Album : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Label : Dowdel
6:06 AM
I Thought About You
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Someday My Prince Will Come
Label : Columbia
6:11 AM
Geppetto’s Blues
Artist : Cinque
Album : Catch a Corner
Label : Alma
6:18 AM
Nice and Easy
Album : Temptation
Label : Paula West
6:22 AM
Take Five
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Out
Label : Columbia
6:28 AM
After Hours
Artist : Ray Bryant
Album : Alone at Montreux
Label : 32 Jazz
6:33 AM
Cookin’ With Shorty & Coop
Artist : Glenn Cashman
Album : Glenn Cashman & the Southland Big Band!
Label : Primrose Lane
6:39 AM
One Mint Julep
Album : Catchin' Some Rays
Label : Telarc
6:44 AM
Artist : Adam Rafferty
Album : Blood, Sweat & Bebop
Label : Cons. Art.
6:50 AM
El Matador
Artist : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Album : Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete
Label : Fantasy
6:55 AM
Artist : Jay Hoggard
Album : Overview
Label : Muse
7:01 AM
The Summer Wind
Artist : Monty Alexander
Album : Echoes of Jilly's
Label : Concord
7:06 AM
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
7:12 AM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Ellington Indigos
Label : Columbia
7:16 AM
Blue Skies
Album : 20
Label : Columbia
7:20 AM
Exactly Like You
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : That Day...
Label : Blue Note
7:25 AM
E Nada Mais
Artist : Claudio Roditi
Album : Brazilliance
Label : Resonance
7:32 AM
Artist : John Stein
Album : Green Street
Label : A-Records
7:38 AM
It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
Artist : Denis Solee & Beegie Adair
Album : Sax & Swing
Label : Green Hill
7:42 AM
Linus & Lucy
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Atlantic
7:47 AM
Made in Moonlight
Artist : Eliane Elias
Album : Light My Fire
Label : Concord Picante
7:52 AM
Song For My Father
Artist : Bobby Streng’s House Big Band
Album : Getting Housed, Live
Label : Bobby Streng
8:01 AM
C Jam Blues
Artist : Cutrone/Pizzarelli/Leggio/Bruno
Album : Four x Four
Label : Cutrone Music
8:06 AM
How Insensitive
Artist : Royce Campbell
Album : A Tribute to Charlie Byrd
Label : Jardis
8:12 AM
Blue Gardenia
Artist : Donald Bailey
Album : Blueprints of Jazz Vol. 3
Label : Talking House
8:17 AM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Maria Muldaur
Album : A Woman Alone With the Blues
Label : Telarc
8:21 AM
Stompy Jones
Artist : Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges
Album : Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges: Side By Side
Label : Verve
8:28 AM
Artist : Cedar Walton
Album : Latin Tinge
Label : Highnote
8:35 AM
Like Someone in Love
Artist : Karrin Allyson
Album : Daydream
Label : Concord
8:41 AM
Album : Steal Away
Label : Verve
8:45 AM
Blue Pyrenees
Artist : David Gordon
Album : Dozen a Day
Label : Zah Zah
8:51 AM
Artist : Waverly Seven
Album : Yo! Bobby
Label : Anzic
8:55 AM
Artist : Bill Easley
Album : Business Man's Bounce
Label : 18th & Vine
9:01 AM
Roy Allen
Album : Black Eyes
Label : Wolfetones
9:06 AM
The "In" Crowd
Album : VARIOUS: Hit Jazz
Label : 32 Jazz
9:12 AM
Artist : Vincent Herring
Album : Jobim For Lovers
Label : Musicmasters
9:18 AM
Mighty Rumblin’ Blues
Artist : Mary Stallings & Cal Tjader
Album : Cal Tjader Plays / Mary Stallings Sings
Label : Fantasy
9:22 AM
Paul’s Pal
Artist : Sonny Rollins
Album : Tenor Madness
Label : Prestige
9:28 AM
Mood Indigo
Album : Live in Swing City
Label : Columbia
9:33 AM
’Round Midnight
Album : Green Chimneys
Label : RCA
9:39 AM
Everything I Love
Artist : Bob Alberti Quartet
Album : Everything I Love
Label : Dolphin
9:43 AM
Tea For Three
Artist : Makoto Ozone
Album : The Trio
Label : Verve
9:48 AM
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
Album : In New York
Label : OJC
9:53 AM
Mean to Me
Album : Mixed Bag
Label : Jazz & Blues


WRTI Spotlight
4:24 pm
Thu July 17, 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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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!


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CD Selections
4:35 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

June Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Here's Nick Bewsey from ICON Magazine with a bunch of great jazz CDs to tell you about.

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