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

December 07, 2013

6:01 AM
Early Autumn
Artist : Christian Howes
Album : Heartfelt
Label : Resonance
6:06 AM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
6:11 AM
Sophisticated Lady
Artist : Charlie Haden Quartet West
Album : Sophisticated Ladies
Label : EmArcy
6:17 AM
Stay Away From Bill
Artist : Diane Schuur
Album : Midnight
Label : Concord
6:21 AM
Girl Talk
Artist : The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band
Album : Game Changer
Label : Capri
6:28 AM
How High the Moon
Artist : Benny Carter & Phil Woods
Album : Another Time, Another Place
Label : Evening Star
6:36 AM
’Deed I Do
Artist : Ray Charles & Milt Jackson
Album : Soul Brothers/Soul Meeting
Label : Atlantic
6:42 AM
This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Artist : Monica Ramey and the Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Monica Ramey and the Beegie Adair Trio
Label : Adair Music
6:45 AM
Driftin’
Artist : Orbert Davis
Album : Blue Notes
Label : 3Sixteen
6:51 AM
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings
Label : Epic
6:54 AM
Six Appeal
Artist : BARRETT DEEMS
Album : Deemus
Label : Delmark
7:01 AM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : Live at Art D'Lugoff's: Top of the Gate
Label : Resonance
7:06 AM
Sometime Ago
Artist : Rick Haydon & John Pizzarelli
Album : Just Friends
Label : Mel Bay
7:11 AM
Boston Baked Blues
Artist : Avery Sharpe Trio
Album : Autumn Moonlight
Label : JKNM
7:17 AM
The More I See You
Artist : Christian McBride Big Band
Album : The Good Feeling
Label : Mack Avenue
7:21 AM
Ding! Dong! Merrily on High
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
7:24 AM
The Cylinder
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
Label : Mack Avenue
7:31 AM
Until Next Time
Artist : Neil Gordon Trio
Album : It Takes Three
Label : Neil Gordon
7:37 AM
Birks’ Works
Artist : James Moody & Hank Jones Quartet
Album : Our Delight
Label : IPO
7:44 AM
Montclair
Artist : Don Braden
Album : Brighter Days
Label : Highnote
7:50 AM
Night and Day
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Let's Misbehave: The Cole Porter Song Book
Label : Summit
7:54 AM
Autumn Leaves
Artist : WALTER BELL
Album : Walter Bell & the L.J.U.
Label : Reika
8:01 AM
Mere Madness
Artist : Nelda Swiggett
Album : This Time
Label : OA2
8:06 AM
A Flower is a Lovesome Thing
Artist : Paul Carlon
Album : La Rumba is a Lovesome Thing
Label : Zoho Music
8:12 AM
Nostalgia in Times Square
Artist : Larry Coryell and Kenny Drew Jr.
Album : Duality
Label : Random Act
8:19 AM
Take 5
Artist : Cynthia Felton
Album : Freedom Jazz Dance
Label : Felton Entertainment
8:23 AM
Miss Lady
Artist : Anthony E. Nelson Jr.
Album : Tenor For Two
Label : Musicstand
8:28 AM
I Didn’t Know What Time it Was
Artist : Charlie Byrd Trio
Album : Au Courant
Label : Concord
8:34 AM
Goldfinger
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Cityscape
Label : HighNote
8:39 AM
Rachel
Artist : JANE JARVIS
Album : Atlantic-Pacific
Label : Arbors
8:44 AM
Without a Song
Artist : Steve Heckman Quartet/Quintet
Album : Born To Be Blue
Label : Jazzed Media
8:50 AM
Mood Indigo
Artist : LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Album : Live in Swing City
Label : Columbia
8:54 AM
Baby Cynthia’s Waltz
Artist : Larry Gray
Album : VARIOUS: a Chicago Jazz Tour
Label : Big Chicago
9:01 AM
Twilight
Artist : Takao Iwaki
Album : Introducing
Label : White Sands
9:06 AM
Lid Flippin’
Artist : JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH
Album : VARIOUS: Kickin' the 3/The Best of Organ Trio Jazz
Label : Shanachie
9:11 AM
Exactly Like You
Artist : DAN PAPAILA
Album : Full Circle
Label : A Records
9:18 AM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Maria Muldaur
Album : A Woman Alone With the Blues
Label : Telarc
9:22 AM
Christmas Blues
Artist : Ramsey Lewis
Album : VARIOUS: a Traditional Jazz Christmas
Label : GRP
9:25 AM
Star Eyes
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
9:31 AM
Naima
Artist : Bob DeVos
Album : Playing For Keeps
Label : Savant
9:37 AM
Whisper Not
Artist : THAD JONES
Album : Mad Thad
Label : Period
9:43 AM
Istanbul
Artist : Pete Malinverni
Album : Invisible Cities
Label : Reservoir
9:49 AM
Love For Sale
Artist : JOHNNY ADAMS
Album : The Verdict
Label : Rounder
9:54 AM
Sunrise in Malibu
Artist : Horace Silver
Album : A Prescription For the Blues
Label : Impulse
10:01 AM
Norleans
Artist : Dr. Lonnie Smith
Album : Too Damn Hot
Composer : Smith
Label : Palmetto
10:06 AM
Easy Money
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Benny Carter Songbook
Label : Concord
10:12 AM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Stan Getz
Album : VARIOUS: the Very Thought of You/Jazz For Lovers
Label : Columbia
10:18 AM
Late Late Show
Artist : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Album : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Label : Dowdel
10:22 AM
Stablemates
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
Label : Prestige
10:28 AM
Considering These Things
Artist : Eric Essix
Album : evolution
Label : Essential
10:34 AM
All My Tomorrows
Artist : Janis Mann
Album : A Perfect Time
Label : Pancake
10:40 AM
Skippin’
Artist : John Stein
Album : Hi Fly
Label : Whaling City Sound
10:46 AM
Ruby, My Dear
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
10:51 AM
Slow Freight
Artist : Lenny Marcus Trio
Album : Tonk: A Tribute to Ray Bryant, Vol. 2
Label : Lenny Marcus
10:55 AM
East of the Sun
Artist : Al Cohn & Zoot Sims
Album : From a To Z
Label : RCA
11:01 AM
One Foot in the Gutter
Artist : WILLIE RODRIGUEZ
Album : Flatjacks
Label : Milestone
11:06 AM
These Foolish Things
Artist : COUNT BASIE & OSCAR PETERSON
Album : Satch & Josh
Label : Pablo
11:12 AM
Awakening
Artist : Jon Wirtz
Album : Tourist
Label : Jon Wirtz
11:19 AM
Tangerine
Artist : MIKE HATCHARD & HERBIE FLOWERS
Album : The Business
Label : Zah Zah
11:23 AM
Old Devil Moon
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : After Ours
Label : Denon
11:27 AM
Night Lights (The Lonely Night)
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Night Lights
Label : Verve
11:34 AM
When Lights Are Low
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Jazz Signatures
Label : Concord
11:39 AM
Everything I Love
Artist : Ken Peplowski
Album : VARIOUS: a Cole Porter Songbook
Label : Concord
11:44 AM
Court and Spark
Artist : Tierney Sutton
Album : After Blue
Label : BFM Jazz
11:48 AM
I Only Have Eyes for You
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Soft Lights
Label : Highnote
11:53 AM
Somebody Loves Me
Artist : CLAUDE HOPKINS
Album : Swing Time
Label : Prestige
12:01 PM
Early Autumn
Artist : Christian Howes
Album : Heartfelt
Label : Resonance
12:06 PM
A Chama
Artist : Lori Mechem & Ritmos Picante
Album : Welcome To Brazil
Label : Cognito
12:11 PM
Sophisticated Lady
Artist : Charlie Haden Quartet West
Album : Sophisticated Ladies
Label : EmArcy
12:17 PM
Stay Away From Bill
Artist : Diane Schuur
Album : Midnight
Label : Concord
12:21 PM
Girl Talk
Artist : The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Big Band
Album : Game Changer
Label : Capri
12:28 PM
How High the Moon
Artist : Benny Carter & Phil Woods
Album : Another Time, Another Place
Label : Evening Star
12:36 PM
’Deed I Do
Artist : Ray Charles & Milt Jackson
Album : Soul Brothers/Soul Meeting
Label : Atlantic
12:42 PM
This Could Be the Start of Something Big
Artist : Monica Ramey and the Beegie Adair Trio
Album : Monica Ramey and the Beegie Adair Trio
Label : Adair Music
12:45 PM
Driftin’
Artist : Orbert Davis
Album : Blue Notes
Label : 3Sixteen
12:51 PM
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings
Label : Epic
12:54 PM
Six Appeal
Artist : BARRETT DEEMS
Album : Deemus
Label : Delmark
1:01 PM
My Funny Valentine
Artist : Bill Evans
Album : Live at Art D'Lugoff's: Top of the Gate
Label : Resonance
1:06 PM
Sometime Ago
Artist : Rick Haydon & John Pizzarelli
Album : Just Friends
Label : Mel Bay
1:11 PM
Boston Baked Blues
Artist : Avery Sharpe Trio
Album : Autumn Moonlight
Label : JKNM
1:17 PM
The More I See You
Artist : Christian McBride Big Band
Album : The Good Feeling
Label : Mack Avenue
1:21 PM
Ding! Dong! Merrily on High
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
1:24 PM
The Cylinder
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
Label : Mack Avenue
1:31 PM
Until Next Time
Artist : Neil Gordon Trio
Album : It Takes Three
Label : Neil Gordon
1:37 PM
Birks’ Works
Artist : James Moody & Hank Jones Quartet
Album : Our Delight
Label : IPO
1:44 PM
Montclair
Artist : Don Braden
Album : Brighter Days
Label : Highnote
1:50 PM
Night and Day
Artist : Cheryl Bentyne
Album : Let's Misbehave: The Cole Porter Song Book
Label : Summit
1:54 PM
Autumn Leaves
Artist : WALTER BELL
Album : Walter Bell & the L.J.U.
Label : Reika
2:01 PM
Mere Madness
Artist : Nelda Swiggett
Album : This Time
Label : OA2
2:06 PM
A Flower is a Lovesome Thing
Artist : Paul Carlon
Album : La Rumba is a Lovesome Thing
Label : Zoho Music
2:12 PM
Nostalgia in Times Square
Artist : Larry Coryell and Kenny Drew Jr.
Album : Duality
Label : Random Act
2:19 PM
Take 5
Artist : Cynthia Felton
Album : Freedom Jazz Dance
Label : Felton Entertainment
2:23 PM
Miss Lady
Artist : Anthony E. Nelson Jr.
Album : Tenor For Two
Label : Musicstand
2:28 PM
I Didn’t Know What Time it Was
Artist : Charlie Byrd Trio
Album : Au Courant
Label : Concord
2:34 PM
Goldfinger
Artist : David "Fathead" Newman
Album : Cityscape
Label : HighNote
2:39 PM
Rachel
Artist : JANE JARVIS
Album : Atlantic-Pacific
Label : Arbors
2:44 PM
Without a Song
Artist : Steve Heckman Quartet/Quintet
Album : Born To Be Blue
Label : Jazzed Media
2:50 PM
Mood Indigo
Artist : LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Album : Live in Swing City
Label : Columbia
2:54 PM
Baby Cynthia’s Waltz
Artist : Larry Gray
Album : VARIOUS: a Chicago Jazz Tour
Label : Big Chicago
3:01 PM
Twilight
Artist : Takao Iwaki
Album : Introducing
Label : White Sands
3:06 PM
Lid Flippin’
Artist : JOHNNY "HAMMOND" SMITH
Album : VARIOUS: Kickin' the 3/The Best of Organ Trio Jazz
Label : Shanachie
3:11 PM
Exactly Like You
Artist : DAN PAPAILA
Album : Full Circle
Label : A Records
3:18 PM
I Don’t Know Enough About You
Artist : Maria Muldaur
Album : A Woman Alone With the Blues
Label : Telarc
3:22 PM
Christmas Blues
Artist : Ramsey Lewis
Album : VARIOUS: a Traditional Jazz Christmas
Label : GRP
3:25 PM
Star Eyes
Artist : Art Pepper
Album : Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section
Label : Contemporary
3:31 PM
Naima
Artist : Bob DeVos
Album : Playing For Keeps
Label : Savant
3:37 PM
Whisper Not
Artist : THAD JONES
Album : Mad Thad
Label : Period
3:43 PM
Istanbul
Artist : Pete Malinverni
Album : Invisible Cities
Label : Reservoir
3:49 PM
Love For Sale
Artist : JOHNNY ADAMS
Album : The Verdict
Label : Rounder
3:54 PM
Sunrise in Malibu
Artist : Horace Silver
Album : A Prescription For the Blues
Label : Impulse
4:01 PM
Norleans
Artist : Dr. Lonnie Smith
Album : Too Damn Hot
Composer : Smith
Label : Palmetto
4:06 PM
Easy Money
Artist : Marian McPartland
Album : Plays the Benny Carter Songbook
Label : Concord
4:12 PM
I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
Artist : Stan Getz
Album : VARIOUS: the Very Thought of You/Jazz For Lovers
Label : Columbia
4:18 PM
Late Late Show
Artist : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Album : Al Dowe & Etta Cox
Label : Dowdel
4:22 PM
Stablemates
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
Label : Prestige
4:28 PM
Considering These Things
Artist : Eric Essix
Album : evolution
Label : Essential
4:34 PM
All My Tomorrows
Artist : Janis Mann
Album : A Perfect Time
Label : Pancake
4:40 PM
Skippin’
Artist : John Stein
Album : Hi Fly
Label : Whaling City Sound
4:46 PM
Ruby, My Dear
Artist : Claire Daly
Album : Baritone Monk
Label : NCB Jazz
4:51 PM
Slow Freight
Artist : Lenny Marcus Trio
Album : Tonk: A Tribute to Ray Bryant, Vol. 2
Label : Lenny Marcus
4:55 PM
East of the Sun
Artist : Al Cohn & Zoot Sims
Album : From a To Z
Label : RCA
5:01 PM
One Foot in the Gutter
Artist : WILLIE RODRIGUEZ
Album : Flatjacks
Label : Milestone
5:06 PM
These Foolish Things
Artist : COUNT BASIE & OSCAR PETERSON
Album : Satch & Josh
Label : Pablo
5:12 PM
Awakening
Artist : Jon Wirtz
Album : Tourist
Label : Jon Wirtz
5:19 PM
Tangerine
Artist : MIKE HATCHARD & HERBIE FLOWERS
Album : The Business
Label : Zah Zah
5:23 PM
Old Devil Moon
Artist : Ann Hampton Callaway
Album : After Ours
Label : Denon
5:27 PM
Night Lights (The Lonely Night)
Artist : Gerry Mulligan
Album : Night Lights
Label : Verve
5:34 PM
When Lights Are Low
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Jazz Signatures
Label : Concord
5:39 PM
Everything I Love
Artist : Ken Peplowski
Album : VARIOUS: a Cole Porter Songbook
Label : Concord
5:44 PM
Court and Spark
Artist : Tierney Sutton
Album : After Blue
Label : BFM Jazz
5:48 PM
I Only Have Eyes for You
Artist : Houston Person
Album : Soft Lights
Label : Highnote
5:53 PM
Somebody Loves Me
Artist : CLAUDE HOPKINS
Album : Swing Time
Label : Prestige

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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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