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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Playlist

March 18, 2014

12:05 AM
Lush Life
Artist : Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane
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Love for Sale
Artist : Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Quartet
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12:20 AM
Dolphin Dance
Artist : Herbie Hancock
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12:20 AM
Ogoniland
Artist : U.S. Army Blues
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12:35 AM
Cool
Artist : Bill Charlap
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12:35 AM
Organ Grinder’s Swing
Artist : Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith
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12:50 AM
Heavy Artillery
Artist : Howard Alden/Andy Brown Quartet
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12:50 AM
Cheesecake
Artist : Dexter Gordon
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1:00 AM
Black Diamonds
Artist : Jessica Williams
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1:00 AM
I’m Confessin’ That I Love You
Artist : Jessica Williams
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Heather
Artist : Jessica Williams
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1:20 AM
I Want To Be Happy
Artist : Stan Getz w/ Oscar Peterson
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1:20 AM
Flying Home
Artist : Illinois Jacquet
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1:35 AM
Jive Samba
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
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1:35 AM
Budo
Artist : Joey DeFrancesco
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1:50 AM
Oscalypso
Artist : Art Blakey& Jazz Messengers
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Jackalope
Artist : The New Gary Burton Quartet
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2:00 AM
Lonesome Lover
Artist : Gregory Porter
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2:00 AM
My Favorite Things
Artist : Christian McBride Trio
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2:20 AM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Artist : Sonny Clark
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Sugar
Artist : Maynard Ferguson
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2:35 AM
And I Love Him
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
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Killer Joe
Artist : Milt Jackson
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Illuminations
Artist : McCoy Tyner
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Stella By Starlight
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