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 26, 2013

12:06 AM
Stomin’ At The Savoy
Artist : Red Garland
Album : Red Garland's Piano
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12:09 AM
The Cylinder
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
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12:14 AM
Open The Door
Artist : Betty Carter
Album : Inside Betty Carter
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12:20 AM
Trance Dance
Artist : Kenny Cox and the Contemporary Jazz Quintet
Album : Introducing Kenny Cox and the Contemporary Jazz Quintet
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12:26 AM
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Dig
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12:36 AM
Reimagine The World
Artist : Jeremy Pelt
Album : Earth and Water
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12:42 AM
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Artist : Justin Robinson
Album : In The Spur Of The Moment
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12:49 AM
The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
Artist : Joanna Pascale
Album : Through My Eyes
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12:56 AM
Desafinado (single version)
Artist : Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
Album : Jazz Samba
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1:03 AM
Soy Califa
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : A Swingin' Affair
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1:11 AM
I Was Doing All Right
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : Doin' Allright
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1:27 AM
’Round Midnight
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : Homecoming: Live At The Village Vanguard
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1:43 AM
Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey
Artist : Freddie Hubbard
Album : First Light
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1:51 AM
Artist : Next Collective
Album : Cover Art
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1:55 AM
The Peacocks
Artist : Herbie Hancock w/ Wayne Shorter
Album : 'Round Midnight: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
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2:04 AM
Knowledge Of Self
Artist : Billy Harper
Album : Bluprints Of Jazz, Vol. 2
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2:13 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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2:20 AM
Artist : Steven Bernstein’s Millenial Territory Orchestra
Album : MTO Plays Sly
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2:33 AM
Body & Soul
Artist : Tia Fuller feat. Dianne Reeves
Album : Angelic Warrior
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2:40 AM
Bedtime Voyage
Artist : John Beasely
Album : Letter To Herbie
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2:47 AM
Fleurette Africain
Artist : Terri Lyne Carrington
Album : Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue
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2:54 AM
’S Wonderful
Artist : Bobby Hutcherson
Album : Somewhere In The Night
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3:06 AM
A Lullaby of Itsugo Village
Artist : Elvin Jones Jazz Machine
Album : The Truth
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3:13 AM
The Pan Piper
Artist : Lew Soloff
Album : Sketches Of Spain
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3:17 AM
Black Coffee
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : Jazz Roots: The Music Of The Americas
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3:20 AM
Lonely Woman
Artist : Ornette Coleman
Album : The Shape Of Jazz To Come
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3:28 AM
The Champ
Artist : Jimmy Smith
Album : A New Sound, A New Star: Jimmy Smith at the Organ
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3:38 AM
Blue Train
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Blue Train
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3:50 AM
Throw It Away
Artist : Jackie Ryan
Album : Listen Here
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3:56 AM
Artist : Michael Gallant Trio
Album : Completely
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4:02 AM
Concierto De Aranjuez
Artist : Jim Hall
Album : Concierto
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4:21 AM
Artist : Kevin Eubanks
Album : The Messenger
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4:27 AM
Blues On The Blacktop
Artist : Organissimo
Album : Dedicated
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4:35 AM
Artist : Dexter Gordon
Album : Daddy Plays The Horn
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4:43 AM
The B 61
Artist : Clarence Penn
Album : Dali In Cobble Hill
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4:51 AM
Lullaby Of Birdland
Artist : Lee Konitz/Brad Mehldau/Charlie Haden/Paul Motian
Album : Live At Birdland
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5:06 AM
Here I Am
Artist : Donald Byrd
Album : Byrd In Hand
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5:14 AM
The Night We Called It A Day
Artist : Chris Connor
Album : Chris Craft
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5:18 AM
It Ain’t Necessarily So
Artist : Oscar Peterson
Album : The Gershwin Songbooks
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5:25 AM
Artist : Johnathan Kreisberg
Album : One
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5:32 AM
Don’t Go To Strangers
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : Don't Go To Strangers
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5:35 AM
Come On Home
Artist : Horace Silver Quintet
Album : Finger Poppin'
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5:43 AM
Four, Five, Six
Artist : Kenny Wheeler Big Band
Album : The Long Waiting
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5:54 AM
Grey Doesn’t Matter
Artist : Tom Lawton w/ John Swana
Album : Retrospective/Debut
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