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

February 23, 2013

2:05 AM
Starry Night
Artist : Wayne Shorter Quartet
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2:05 AM
In The Spur Of The Moment
Artist : Justin Robinson
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2:20 AM
The Arrival (Part 2)
Artist : Brian McCarthy
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2:20 AM
I Can’t Help It
Artist : Esperanza Spalding
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2:20 AM
Reimagine The World
Artist : Jeremy Pelt
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2:35 AM
Endeavor
Artist : Hiromi
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2:35 AM
Eu E O Meu Amor/Lamento No Morro
Artist : Nilson Matta w/ Gretchen Parlato
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2:50 AM
JB
Artist : Kevin Eubanks
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2:50 AM
Blackout
Artist : Blake Meister
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3:00 AM
KoKo
Artist : Charlie Parker
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3:00 AM
Who Walks In When I Walk Out
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
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3:00 AM
If Someone Had Told Me
Artist : Thad Jones
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3:20 AM
Throw It Away
Artist : Jackie Ryan
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3:20 AM
The Desired Effect
Artist : Tom Wetmore
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3:40 AM
Contusion
Artist : Yoron Israel
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3:40 AM
No Tonic Press
Artist : Rahsaan Roland Kirk
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3:55 AM
Idol Gossip
Artist : Gerry Muligan Sextet
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4:00 AM
Caravan
Artist : Johnathan Kreisberg
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4:00 AM
Straight, No Chaser
Artist : Wes Montgomery
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4:20 AM
Jungle Blues
Artist : Marcus Roberts Trio
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Peaceful Dreams
Artist : Billy Bang
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4:35 AM
Stix Trix
Artist : Johnny Griffin Sextet
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Misstery
Artist : Hancock/Brecker/Hargrove
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4:55 AM
A House Is Not A Home
Artist : Kurt Elling
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Baby Playsaround
Artist : Brad Mehldau Trio
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5:05 AM
First Light
Artist : Freddie Hubbard
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The Eleventh Hour
Artist : Johnathan Blake
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5:20 AM
Spain (I Remember)
Artist : Jana Herzen
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Cristo Redentor
Artist : The Jazz Professors
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5:35 AM
Alone Again (Naturally)
Artist : Woody Herman
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Juju
Artist : Ernest Dawkins
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Willow Weep For Me
Artist : King Curtis
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