Jazz Through the Night

Weeknights and Sunday, midnight to 6 am; Saturday, 2 to 6 am

Night owls and early birds, take note! Our jazz hosts are spinning classics from our library, and the latest in acoustic jazz just for you!

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July 29, 2014

12:06 AM
Sometimes I’m Happy
Artist : Jimmy Smith
Album : Softly As A Summer Breeze
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12:14 AM
Artist : Cyrille Aimee
Album : It's A Good Day
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12:17 AM
Satin Doll
Artist : Charlie Byrd
Album : Byrd's Word
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12:24 AM
Artist : Yusef Lateef
Album : Eastern Sounds
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12:30 AM
Moody’s Mood For Love
Artist : Theo Croker w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater
Album : Afro Physicist
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12:35 AM
Opus De Funk
Artist : Milt Jackson w/ Hubert Laws
Album : Goodbye
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12:41 AM
In Duetime
Artist : Camille Thurman
Album : Origins
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12:48 AM
Blues For Hamp
Artist : Diva
Album : A Swingin' Life
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12:55 AM
All My Tomorrows
Artist : Diva w/ Nancy Wilson
Album : A Swingin' Life
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1:04 AM
Such Sweet Thunder
Artist : Delfeayo Marsalis
Album : Sweet Thunder
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1:10 AM
Too Marvelous For Words
Artist : Delfeayo Marsalis
Album : Musashi
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1:18 AM
Sonnet in Search Of A Moor
Artist : Delfeayo Marsalis
Album : Sweet Thunder
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1:27 AM
Jitterbug Waltz
Artist : Steve Wilson & Lewis Nash
Album : Duologue
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1:32 AM
You Go To my Head
Artist : Rodney Whitaker w/ Rockelle Whitaker
Album : When We Find Ourselves Alone
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1:41 AM
Artist : Miles Davis w/ Sonny Rollins
Album : Dig
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1:51 AM
Artist : Orrin Evan’s Captain Black Big Band
Album : Mother's Touch
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2:00 AM
Artist : Jimmy Cobb
Album : The Original Mobb
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2:08 AM
Artist : Caterina Zapponi
Album : Romantica
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2:16 AM
Polka Dots & Moonbeams
Artist : Chet Baker
Album : In New York
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2:24 AM
Miles’ Mode
Artist : Joe Magnarelli
Album : Lookin' Up!
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2:28 AM
Sama Layuca
Artist : McCoy Tyner
Album : Sama Layuca
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2:36 AM
Hurricane Come and Gone/Moonlight
Artist : Monty Alexander
Album : Harlem-Kingston Express, Vol. 2
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2:44 AM
Come Together
Artist : Andreas Varady
Album : Andreas Varady
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2:48 AM
Let The Good Times Roll
Artist : Andreas Varady w/ Gregory Porter
Album : Andreas Varady
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2:53 AM
Artist : Bob Stewart
Album : Connections Mind The Gap
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3:06 AM
In Case You Missed It
Artist : Bobby Watson
Album : Post-Motown Bop
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3:14 AM
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Great Voices Of Harlem
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3:21 AM
Just One Of Those Things
Artist : Justin Robinson
Album : Alana's Fantasy
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3:27 AM
Jump Monk
Artist : Bob Stewart
Album : Connections - The Mind Gap
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3:36 AM
Prelude For Piano II
Artist : Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica
Album : Where Here Meets There
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3:42 AM
I’ll Find A Space
Artist : Steve Olson
Album : Conversations
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3:49 AM
Artist : Mulgrew Miller
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3:57 AM
On Green Dolphin Street
Artist : Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
Album : Life In The Bubble
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4:02 AM
Moritat (Mack The Knife)
Artist : Joshua Redman
Album : Trios Live
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4:14 AM
Nocturne #6 Opus 9, Number 2
Artist : Diva
Album : A Swingin' Life
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4:20 AM
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To
Artist : Freda Payne
Album : Come Back to Me Love
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4:27 AM
U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group)
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut
Album : Midnight Melodies
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4:35 AM
Tell Me A Bedtime Story
Artist : Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio
Album : Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio
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4:43 AM
Mr. Kenyatta
Artist : Lee Morgan
Album : Search For The New Land
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4:52 AM
Ballad N. 130
Artist : Kenny Wheeler
Album : Six For Six
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5:06 AM
Medley: All The Things You Are/I’ll Remember April
Artist : Jaki Byard
Album : The Late Show
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5:13 AM
Prelude/There’s A Lull In My Life
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : Woman Child
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5:20 AM
Manha De Carnival
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : Gettin' Around
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5:30 AM
The Pan Piper
Artist : Miles Davis w/ Gil Evans Orchestra
Album : Sketches Of Spain
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5:34 AM
Mood Indigo
Artist : Manhattan School Of Music Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra
Album : The Symphonic Ellington
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5:39 AM
The Dragon Lady
Artist : Horace Silver Quintet
Album : Silver's Serenade
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5:46 AM
Lotus Blossom
Artist : Kenny Dorham
Album : Quiet Kenny
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5:52 AM
Artist : Madison Rast
Album : Quintet
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Clips From the Art After 5 Broadcast
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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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J. Michael Harrison's The Bridge
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The Bad Plus

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Bob Perkins’ Jazz Library: Memories of Saxophonist Hank Mobley

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4:22 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

April Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

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Live Broadcast From the Philadelphia Museum of Art
12:13 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

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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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Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig
4:18 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

A (Gerry) Mulligan Stew on WRTI

The Big Band side of the influential baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan will be featured on Big Band Jazz this Sunday, April 13 at 7 pm. An arranger with Gene Krupa, Elliot Lawrence, and Stan Kenton in the '40s and '50s, to his own Concert Jazz Band in the '60s, it's an 87th birthday tribute to the one-time Philly resident.

A Photo Album Featuring WRTI Jazz Host Bob Craig
3:52 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Radio Pro Bob Craig: 50 Years On The Air and Counting!

Bob's first program director gig at WICH, in Norwich, CT, 1968

WRTI's much-loved jazz host Bob Craig is celebrating a milestone - 50 years on the air! We're so proud of Bob. He's a seasoned pro, and we're extremely fortunate that he's a part of our WRTI family. Here's his story...

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Latest From ICON Magazine
2:52 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Jazz Pianist Helen Sung's ANTHEM FOR A NEW DAY: Equal Parts Soulfulness and Grace

Classically trained jazz pianist Helen Sung
Kat Villacorta

For a jazz pianist, New York-based Helen Sung certainly fits into the “deserves to be better known” category. For those who do know and appreciate her art, Sung’s club gigs are adventurous, disarming, and always have an unexpected surprise or two. It was at one of these small club dates where I caught her during a late set in the summer of 2013 with much of the same band that accompany her on Anthem For A New Day, her glossy and rewarding debut record for Concord Jazz.

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Latest From ICON Magazine
12:17 pm
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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:00 pm
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A Man, A Plan, A Concept Album About Panama

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Raj Naik and Luke Severn Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat February 15, 2014 9:18 pm

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