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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February 13, 2013

12:06 AM
Artist : Charles Mingus
Album : Blues & Roots
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12:14 AM
Aquarian Reprieve
Artist : Lee Smith
Album : Sittin' On A Secret
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12:23 AM
Nusia’s Poem
Artist : Justin Robinson
Album : In The Spur Of The Moment
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12:29 AM
A Time For Love
Artist : Jackie Ryan
Album : Listen Here
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12:35 AM
Reimagine The World
Artist : Jeremy Pelt
Album : Water and Earth
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12:42 AM
Samba De Orfeu
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
Album : Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus
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12:47 AM
Artist : Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
Album : Jazz Samba
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12:56 AM
Your Reputation Is None Of Your Business
Artist : Bill Warfield and the New York Jazz Octet
Album : A Window That Shows Me The Moon
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1:04 AM
Artist : Kirk Lightsey
Album : Lightsey 1
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1:14 AM
Artist : Kirk Lightsey Quintet
Album : Kirk 'N' Marcus
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1:23 AM
For Albert
Artist : Kirk Lightsey Quartet
Album : First Affairs
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1:33 AM
The Nice Mailman’s Happy Song to Ann
Artist : Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
Album : In A World Of Mallets
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1:42 AM
The Lamp Is Low
Artist : Tessa Souter
Album : Beyond The Blue
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1:50 AM
Artist : Johnathan Kreisberg
Album : One
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1:55 AM
Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City
Artist : The Skinny
Album : Dig On It
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2:02 AM
Money Jungle
Artist : Terri Lyne Carrington
Album : Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue
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2:08 AM
A Song For Johnny
Artist : Dick Reynolds
Album : Music & Friends
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2:16 AM
Flight Time
Artist : Donald Byrd
Album : Black Byrd
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2:27 AM
All Blues
Artist : Hope Morgan
Album : It's About Time
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2:35 AM
Dream Dancing
Artist : Paul Carr
Album : Standard Domain
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2:44 AM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Bobby Timmons
Album : Soul Time
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2:50 AM
I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
Artist : Nina Simone
Album : Nina Sings The Blues
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2:55 AM
Free Wheeling
Artist : Joe Clarke Big Band
Album : Lush
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3:06 AM
Flying Down To Rio
Artist : Wayne Shorter Quartet
Album : Without A Net
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3:18 AM
Artist : Bill Peterson Trio
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3:26 AM
The Hudson Bay Inn
Artist : Lisa Kirchner
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3:33 AM
Artist : Harvie S
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3:41 AM
Darn That Dream
Artist : Radam Schwartz
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3:43 AM
Flying Red
Artist : Jerry Bergonzi
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3:52 AM
Wise Charlie’s Blues
Artist : Bruce Barth
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4:05 AM
Artist : Tom Harrell
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4:12 AM
Georgia On My Mind
Artist : Gene Harris
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4:22 AM
Artist : Greg Skaff
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4:31 AM
Artist : Clipper Anderson
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4:49 AM
Body Talk
Artist : George Benson
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5:07 AM
Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool
Artist : LaVerne Butler
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5:14 AM
My Little Brown Book
Artist : Terell Stafford
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5:22 AM
Here’s That Rainy Day
Artist : Temple University Jazz Ensemble
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5:30 AM
Going Home
Artist : Charlie Haden and Hank Jones
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5:38 AM
Motherless Child
Artist : Avery Sharp
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5:46 AM
Artist : Luciana Souza
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5:48 AM
Betting Blind
Artist : Sean Smith
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5:56 AM
Artist : Helen Sung
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