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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April 18, 2013

12:06 AM
Maynard Ferguson Hit Medley
Artist : Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau
Album : Bip Bop Nouveau
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12:19 AM
Watermelon Man
Artist : Herbie Hancock
Album : Headhunters
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12:25 AM
Blue Pepper (Far East Of The Blues)
Artist : Duke Ellington and his Orchestra
Album : The Far East Suite
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12:31 AM
I Apologize
Artist : BIlle Eckstine
Album : Jazz Masters 22
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12:34 AM
It Never Entered My Mind
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Blue Note Plays Rodgers & Hart
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12:41 AM
I’ll Remember April
Artist : Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Johnny Griffin Sextet
Album : The Tenor Scene
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12:53 AM
Time After Time
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : You're Under Arrest
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12:57 AM
Artist : Next Collective
Album : Cover Art
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1:06 AM
In A Silent Way/It’s About Time
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : In A Silent Way
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1:32 AM
I Wished On The Moon
Artist : Billie Holiday
Album : Quinteseential: Volume 1
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1:36 AM
Love Has Gone Away
Artist : Abbey Lincoln
Album : Who Used To Dance
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1:44 AM
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Impressions
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2:01 AM
Filthy McNasty
Artist : Horace Silver Quintet
Album : Doin' The Thing
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2:12 AM
Stolen Moments
Artist : Oliver Nelson
Album : The Blues and the Abstract Truth
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2:23 AM
A Go Go
Artist : John Scofield
Album : A Go Go
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2:29 AM
Hard Sole Shoe
Artist : Jenny Scheinman
Album : Crossing The Field
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2:40 AM
Artist : Lew Soloff
Album : Sketches Of Spain
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2:52 AM
Artist : John Coltrane Quartet
Album : Coltrane's Sound
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3:06 AM
Ad Lib On Nippon
Artist : Duke Ellington Orchestra
Album : Private Collection: Volume 10
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3:17 AM
Flyin’ Home
Artist : Benny Goodman Sextet
Album : Jazz: The Definitive Performances
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3:23 AM
Birk’s Works
Artist : Kenny Burrell
Album : At The Five Spot Cafe
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3:33 AM
Artist : Jimmy Scott
Album : Moonglow
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3:38 AM
Artist : Bill Peterson Trio
Album : Ruby Diamond
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3:45 AM
Artist : Terry Klinefelter
Album : Zingaro
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3:52 AM
Tone Tree
Artist : Jim Ridl
Album : Blue Corn Enchilada Dreams
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4:01 AM
Scrapple From The Apple
Artist : Tommy Flanagan & Jaki Byard
Album : The Magic of 2
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4:10 AM
Unsquare Dance
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Time Further Out
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4:13 AM
Artist : Hiromi
Album : Move
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4:21 AM
Like Water
Artist : Gerald Clayton
Album : Life Forum
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4:29 AM
Closing Credits
Artist : Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
Album : In A World Of Mallets
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4:36 AM
The Lamp Is Low
Artist : Tessa Souter
Album : Beyond The Blue
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4:47 AM
Artist : Jacky Terrasson
Album : Gouache
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4:54 AM
No Church In The Wild
Artist : Next Collective
Album : Cover Art
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5:06 AM
Half Nelson
Artist : Miles Davis Quintet
Album : Workin' with the Miles Davis Quintet
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5:16 AM
Seven Steps To Heaven
Artist : Miles Davis Quintet
Album : Seven Steps To Heaven
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5:23 AM
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Nefertiti
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5:35 AM
The Awakening
Artist : The West Point Band
Album : Jazz Knights
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5:46 AM
Artist : Rondi Charleston
Album : Signs Of Life
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5:52 AM
Besame Mucho
Artist : Grant Green
Album : The Latin Bit
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