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 25, 2012

10:01 AM
Let It Snow
Artist : SACKVILLE ALL-STARS
Album : VARIOUS: Christmas Jazz! Volume 2
Label : Nagel Heyer
10:06 AM
Carol of the Bells/Skating
Artist : The Hot Club of San Francisco
Album : Hot Club Cool Yule
Label : Azica
10:10 AM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
10:16 AM
Miniature Overture from "The Nutcracker"
Artist : Tall Jazz
Album : Tall Jazz Plays Winter Jazz
Label : PHD
10:19 AM
Jingle Bells
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : VARIOUS: Blue Note/Yule Be Boppin'
Label : Blue Note
10:21 AM
Sleigh Ride
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Let's Share Christmas
Label : RCA
10:24 AM
Christmas Love Song
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Christmas Love Song
Label : Concord
10:31 AM
The Christmas Song
Artist : Don Lanphere
Album : Year 'Round Christmas
Label : Resource
10:36 AM
All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth
Artist : Oliver Jones
Album : VARIOUS: Justin Time For Christmas
Label : Justin Time
10:43 AM
Arabesque Cookie
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Three Suites
Label : Columbia
10:48 AM
Joy to the World
Artist : JIMMY CALIRE TRIO
Album : Spirited Christmas
Label : Jimmy Calire
10:53 AM
This Time of Year
Artist : Etta James
Album : 12 Songs of Christmas
Label : Private
11:01 AM
O Tannenbaum
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Fantasy
11:06 AM
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Artist : Jimmy Ponder
Album : Guitar Christmas
Label : Highnote
11:10 AM
Winter Wonderland
Artist : WAYNE JOHNSON TRIO
Album : VARIOUS: Mojazz Christmas Album
Label : MoJazz
11:16 AM
Over My Head I Hear Music in the Air/Go Tell It on the Mountain
Artist : Jay Hoggard
Album : Christmas Vibes All Thru the Year
Label : Jay Hoggard
11:21 AM
Jingle Bells
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Label : Impulse
11:23 AM
Overture from The Nutcracker Suite
Artist : Diane Delin
Album : Offerings For a Peaceable Season
Label : Blujazz
11:29 AM
Oh du Froliche/All Jahre Wieder
Artist : Mark Shane’s Christmas All-Stars
Album : VARIOUS: Christmas Jazz! Volume 2
Label : Nagel Heyer
11:38 AM
Away in a Manger
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Christmas Songs With the Ray Brown Trio
Label : Telarc
11:44 AM
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Artist : Will Scruggs Jazz Fellowship
Album : Song of Simeon - A Christmas Journey
Label : Willis I Music
11:47 AM
Wrap Yourself in a Christmas Package
Artist : Randy Greer & Ignasi Terraza Trio
Album : Putumayo Presents - a Jazz & Blues Christmas
Label : Putumayo
11:50 AM
Remembering Christmas
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Remembering Christmas
Label : GRP
11:54 AM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Artist : Al Grey
Album : Christmas Stockin' Stuffer
Label : Capri
12:01 PM
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Artist : Don Lanphere
Album : Year 'Round Christmas
Label : Resource
12:06 PM
A Song for Christmas
Artist : Charles Brown
Album : Charles Brown's Cool Christmas Blues
Label : Bullseye
12:11 PM
The Christmas Waltz
Artist : Grover Washington Jr.
Album : Breath of Heaven - a Holiday Celebation
Label : Columbia
12:15 PM
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Artist : Jaimee Paul
Album : Christmas Time Is Here
Label : Green Hill
12:21 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : VARIOUS: Yule Struttin': a Blue Note Christmas
Label : Blue Note
12:28 PM
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Artist : Gene Harris
Album : VARIOUS: a Concord Jazz Christmas
Label : Concord
12:32 PM
Sleigh Ride
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : The Season
Label : Epic
12:36 PM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
12:42 PM
Silver Bells
Artist : Joe Negri
Album : Guitars For Christmas
Label : MCG Jazz
12:45 PM
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Artist : Skafish
Album : Tidings of Comfort & Joy
Label : CDBY
12:50 PM
Let it Snow
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Crescent City Christmas Card
Label : Columbia
12:54 PM
Peanut Brittle Brigade March
Artist : Airmen of Note
Album : Cool Yule
Label : US Air Force
1:01 PM
Deck the Halls
Artist : Diane Delin
Album : Offerings For a Peaceable Season
Label : Blujazz
1:06 PM
Let It Snow
Artist : Ray Brown Trio
Album : VARIOUS: Santa's Bag
Label : Telarc
1:09 PM
The Christmas Song
Artist : Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass
Album : Big Band Christmas
Label : Concord
1:14 PM
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : An Oscar Peterson Christmas
Label : Telarc
1:18 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Doug Munro & La Pompe Attack
Album : A Very Gypsy Christmas
Label : GetMusic
1:23 PM
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Artist : DON LANPHERE
Album : Year 'Round Christmas
Label : Resource
1:30 PM
Away in a Manger
Artist : George Shearing
Album : VARIOUS: Santa's Bag
Label : Telarc
1:34 PM
O Tannenbaum
Artist : Joe Hurt & Friends
Album : ...Wish You a Merry Christmas!
Label : Joe Hurt
1:38 PM
Christmas Time is Here
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Fantasy
1:44 PM
White Christmas
Artist : Nancy Wilson
Album : A Nancy Wilson Christmas
Label : MCG
1:48 PM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Artist : Dwight Sills
Album : Various: A Jazzy Wonderland
Label : Columbia
1:53 PM
O Christmas Tree
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
2:01 PM
Let It Snow
Artist : SACKVILLE ALL-STARS
Album : VARIOUS: Christmas Jazz! Volume 2
Label : Nagel Heyer
2:06 PM
Carol of the Bells/Skating
Artist : The Hot Club of San Francisco
Album : Hot Club Cool Yule
Label : Azica
2:10 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
2:16 PM
Miniature Overture from "The Nutcracker"
Artist : Tall Jazz
Album : Tall Jazz Plays Winter Jazz
Label : PHD
2:19 PM
Jingle Bells
Artist : Dianne Reeves
Album : VARIOUS: Blue Note/Yule Be Boppin'
Label : Blue Note
2:21 PM
Sleigh Ride
Artist : John Pizzarelli
Album : Let's Share Christmas
Label : RCA
2:24 PM
Christmas Love Song
Artist : Scott Hamilton
Album : Christmas Love Song
Label : Concord
2:31 PM
The Christmas Song
Artist : Don Lanphere
Album : Year 'Round Christmas
Label : Resource
2:36 PM
All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth
Artist : Oliver Jones
Album : VARIOUS: Justin Time For Christmas
Label : Justin Time
2:43 PM
Arabesque Cookie
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Three Suites
Label : Columbia
2:48 PM
Joy to the World
Artist : JIMMY CALIRE TRIO
Album : Spirited Christmas
Label : Jimmy Calire
2:53 PM
This Time of Year
Artist : Etta James
Album : 12 Songs of Christmas
Label : Private
3:01 PM
O Tannenbaum
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Fantasy
3:06 PM
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Artist : Jimmy Ponder
Album : Guitar Christmas
Label : Highnote
3:10 PM
Winter Wonderland
Artist : WAYNE JOHNSON TRIO
Album : VARIOUS: Mojazz Christmas Album
Label : MoJazz
3:16 PM
Over My Head I Hear Music in the Air/Go Tell It on the Mountain
Artist : Jay Hoggard
Album : Christmas Vibes All Thru the Year
Label : Jay Hoggard
3:21 PM
Jingle Bells
Artist : Diana Krall
Album : Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Label : Impulse
3:23 PM
Overture from The Nutcracker Suite
Artist : Diane Delin
Album : Offerings For a Peaceable Season
Label : Blujazz
3:29 PM
Oh du Froliche/All Jahre Wieder
Artist : Mark Shane’s Christmas All-Stars
Album : VARIOUS: Christmas Jazz! Volume 2
Label : Nagel Heyer
3:38 PM
Away in a Manger
Artist : Ray Brown
Album : Christmas Songs With the Ray Brown Trio
Label : Telarc
3:44 PM
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Artist : Will Scruggs Jazz Fellowship
Album : Song of Simeon - A Christmas Journey
Label : Willis I Music
3:47 PM
Wrap Yourself in a Christmas Package
Artist : Randy Greer & Ignasi Terraza Trio
Album : Putumayo Presents - a Jazz & Blues Christmas
Label : Putumayo
3:50 PM
Remembering Christmas
Artist : David Benoit
Album : Remembering Christmas
Label : GRP
3:54 PM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Artist : Al Grey
Album : Christmas Stockin' Stuffer
Label : Capri
4:01 PM
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Artist : Don Lanphere
Album : Year 'Round Christmas
Label : Resource
4:06 PM
A Song for Christmas
Artist : Charles Brown
Album : Charles Brown's Cool Christmas Blues
Label : Bullseye
4:11 PM
The Christmas Waltz
Artist : Grover Washington Jr.
Album : Breath of Heaven - a Holiday Celebation
Label : Columbia
4:15 PM
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Artist : Jaimee Paul
Album : Christmas Time Is Here
Label : Green Hill
4:21 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : VARIOUS: Yule Struttin': a Blue Note Christmas
Label : Blue Note
4:28 PM
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Artist : Gene Harris
Album : VARIOUS: a Concord Jazz Christmas
Label : Concord
4:32 PM
Sleigh Ride
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : The Season
Label : Epic
4:36 PM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch
4:42 PM
Silver Bells
Artist : Joe Negri
Album : Guitars For Christmas
Label : MCG Jazz
4:45 PM
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Artist : Skafish
Album : Tidings of Comfort & Joy
Label : CDBY
4:50 PM
Let it Snow
Artist : Wynton Marsalis
Album : Crescent City Christmas Card
Label : Columbia
4:54 PM
Peanut Brittle Brigade March
Artist : Airmen of Note
Album : Cool Yule
Label : US Air Force
5:01 PM
Deck the Halls
Artist : Diane Delin
Album : Offerings For a Peaceable Season
Label : Blujazz
5:06 PM
Let It Snow
Artist : Ray Brown Trio
Album : VARIOUS: Santa's Bag
Label : Telarc
5:09 PM
The Christmas Song
Artist : Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass
Album : Big Band Christmas
Label : Concord
5:14 PM
I’ll Be Home For Christmas
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : An Oscar Peterson Christmas
Label : Telarc
5:18 PM
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Artist : Doug Munro & La Pompe Attack
Album : A Very Gypsy Christmas
Label : GetMusic
5:23 PM
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Artist : DON LANPHERE
Album : Year 'Round Christmas
Label : Resource
5:30 PM
Away in a Manger
Artist : George Shearing
Album : VARIOUS: Santa's Bag
Label : Telarc
5:34 PM
O Tannenbaum
Artist : Joe Hurt & Friends
Album : ...Wish You a Merry Christmas!
Label : Joe Hurt
5:38 PM
Christmas Time is Here
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : A Charlie Brown Christmas
Label : Fantasy
5:44 PM
White Christmas
Artist : Nancy Wilson
Album : A Nancy Wilson Christmas
Label : MCG
5:48 PM
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Artist : Dwight Sills
Album : Various: A Jazzy Wonderland
Label : Columbia
5:53 PM
O Christmas Tree
Artist : Harry Allen
Album : Christmas In Swingtime
Label : Koch

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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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