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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March 13, 2014

12:06 AM
Miles Runs The Voodoo Down
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Bitches Brew
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12:21 AM
After The Rain
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Dear Old Stockholm
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12:25 AM
Painted On Canvas
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Be Good
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12:32 AM
Los Olvidados
Artist : Archie Shepp
Album : Fire Music
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12:41 AM
Get Out My Life, Woman
Artist : Joe Williams
Album : Presenting Joe Williams and the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra
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12:48 AM
Artist : Wayne Shorter Quartet
Album : Without A Net
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12:52 AM
Spinnin’ Wheel
Artist : Dr. Lonnie Smith
Album : Drives
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1:01 AM
Journey In Satchidananda
Artist : Alice Coltrane
Album : Journey In Satchidananda
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1:08 AM
The Toys Of Men
Artist : Stanley Clarke
Album : The Toys Of Men
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1:21 AM
On Broadway
Artist : Kurt Elling
Album : 1619 Broadway
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1:27 AM
Someday We’ll All Be Free
Artist : Ben Allison
Album : Action-Refraction
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1:34 AM
All Over Again
Artist : Stanley Clarke feat/ Esperanza Spalding
Album : The Toys Of Men
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1:41 AM
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : The Other Village Vanguard Tapes
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1:59 AM
Exit Music (For A Film)
Artist : Brad Mehldau
Album : The Art Of Trio, Vol. 3
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2:03 AM
Artist : Lee Morgan
Album : Cornbread
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2:10 AM
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : Coltrane
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2:18 AM
Theme For Lester Young (Goodbye Pork pie Hat)
Artist : Charles Mingus
Album : Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus
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2:24 AM
Inner Urge
Artist : The Blue Note 7
Album : Mosiac
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2:34 AM
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Artist : Betty Carter
Album : Inside Betty Carter
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2:39 AM
Life On Mars
Artist : The Bad Plus
Album : Prog
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2:47 AM
Artist : Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
Album : Jazz Samba
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2:52 AM
Trane Stop
Artist : Michael Pedicin
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3:06 AM
Law Of Historical Memory
Artist : Dave Douglas Quintet
Album : Time Travel
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3:14 AM
Some Always
Artist : Gerald Clayton
Album : Life Forum
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3:22 AM
Blues FOr The 29%ers
Artist : Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
Album : In A World Of Mallets
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3:22 AM
Blues For The 29%ers
Artist : Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
Album : In A World Of Mallets
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3:28 AM
Stop & Go
Artist : Aaron Diehl
Album : The Bespoke Man's Narrative
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3:35 AM
Jazz In The New Harmonic
Artist : David Chesky
Album : Jazz In The New Harmonic
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3:43 AM
Outside Of Space
Artist : Chick Corea
Album : The Vigil
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3:50 AM
The Undaunted
Artist : Tim Warfield
Album : Eye Of The Beholder
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4:00 AM
Segue In C
Artist : Count Basie Orchestra
Album : Basie At Birdland
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4:09 AM
The Edge
Artist : David McCallum
Album : Droppin Science: Samples From The Blue Note Lab
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4:13 AM
Ala Mode
Artist : Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Album : The House That Trane Built
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4:20 AM
Rockin’ In Rhythm
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
Album : Day Dream: Best of the Duke Ellington Songbook
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4:27 AM
Mr. PC
Artist : Gene Ludwig-Pat Martino Trio
Album : Young Guns
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4:33 AM
Up & Down
Artist : Vince Ector
Album : Organatomy
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4:40 AM
Miles To Go (Sunset Road)
Artist : Rudy Royston
Album : 303
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4:47 AM
Fran Dance
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : Miles & Monk At Newport
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4:54 AM
It’s Only A Paper Moon
Artist : Dave Slonaker Big Band
Album : Intrada
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5:06 AM
African Song
Artist : Orrin Evans
Album : "...It Was Beauty"
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5:14 AM
John Henry
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
Album : Woman Child
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5:21 AM
Since I Fell For You
Artist : Stanley Turrentine and The Three Sounds
Album : Blue Hour
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5:30 AM
Cute N Pretty
Artist : Hank Mobley
Album : A Slice Of The Top
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5:38 AM
Born To Be Blue
Artist : Jane Monheit
Album : At The Heart Of The Matter
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5:42 AM
I’ll String Along With You
Artist : Pete Smyser
Album : An Affair To Remember
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5:50 AM
Sunset and the Mockingbird
Artist : Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
Album : In The Spirit Of Duke
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5:55 AM
Artist : Terence Blanchard w/ The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra
Album : Jazz & The Philharmonic
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Clips From the Art After 5 Broadcast
11:13 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Meet Vocalist Kevin Valentine

Jazz vocalist Kevin Valentine

In case you missed Jeff Duperon's live broadcast from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on July 11th, here are clips from Maureen Malloy's interview with vocalist Kevin Valentine, which aired during the broadcast.

Also, for your listening pleasure, here is some of the interview that did not make it on the air during the broadcast.  If you're wondering about possible future music from Kevin Valentine, be sure to give this a listen!

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J. Michael Harrison's The Bridge
12:09 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

A Doctor, An Aussie, and The Bad Plus on The Bridge: June 27 at 10 PM

The Bad Plus

Tune in to The Bridge on Friday, June 27th at 10 pm to hear a jam-packed night of great music and interesting conversation.  

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Latest from Icon Magazine
2:54 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Bob Perkins’ Jazz Library: Memories of Saxophonist Hank Mobley

I don’t recall hearing much about Hank Mobley, until he recorded a certain record album in 1963. But, this was my fault for not listening closely enough to Philly’s all-jazz radio station that prevailed at the time. The station must have played Mobley often, because he was a hot jazz commodity about that time.

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Check Out These Jazz CDS!
4:22 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

April Jazz Picks from ICON Magazine

Check out Jazz writer Nick Bewsey's CD suggestions for April.

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Live Broadcast From the Philadelphia Museum of Art
12:13 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Warm Up for the Center City Jazz Festival at Art After 5!

Trombonist Ernest Stuart is founder of the Center City Jazz Festival

Join WRTI’s Jeff Duperon this Friday, April 11th at 6 pm as he broadcasts live from Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. On the radio, you'll hear the great jazz you expect from WRTI, along with insight and commentary about the third annual Center City Jazz Festival, which is coming up on April 19th. Trombonist Ernest Stuart, founder of the Festival, will speak with Jeff about all the details.

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Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig
4:18 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

A (Gerry) Mulligan Stew on WRTI

The Big Band side of the influential baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan will be featured on Big Band Jazz this Sunday, April 13 at 7 pm. An arranger with Gene Krupa, Elliot Lawrence, and Stan Kenton in the '40s and '50s, to his own Concert Jazz Band in the '60s, it's an 87th birthday tribute to the one-time Philly resident.

A Photo Album Featuring WRTI Jazz Host Bob Craig
3:52 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Radio Pro Bob Craig: 50 Years On The Air and Counting!

Bob's first program director gig at WICH, in Norwich, CT, 1968

WRTI's much-loved jazz host Bob Craig is celebrating a milestone - 50 years on the air! We're so proud of Bob. He's a seasoned pro, and we're extremely fortunate that he's a part of our WRTI family. Here's his story...

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Latest From ICON Magazine
2:52 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Jazz Pianist Helen Sung's ANTHEM FOR A NEW DAY: Equal Parts Soulfulness and Grace

Classically trained jazz pianist Helen Sung
Kat Villacorta

For a jazz pianist, New York-based Helen Sung certainly fits into the “deserves to be better known” category. For those who do know and appreciate her art, Sung’s club gigs are adventurous, disarming, and always have an unexpected surprise or two. It was at one of these small club dates where I caught her during a late set in the summer of 2013 with much of the same band that accompany her on Anthem For A New Day, her glossy and rewarding debut record for Concord Jazz.

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Latest From ICON Magazine
12:17 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

ICON Suggests: Amy Cervini's Big-Hearted Hybrid Album, JAZZ COUNTRY

Jazz vocalist Amy Cervini

A Manhattan backdrop substitutes for prairie land and open sky on Jazz Country, the big-hearted hybrid album from singer Amy Cervini that’s as endearing and tender as a vocal recording can be in 2014. She smartly transcends genre boundaries or anything else that gets in the way of the purity of a song. The spare musical accompaniment by guitarist Jesse Lewis and bassist Matt Aranoff frame Cervini’s renditions of these classic American songs simply and earnestly, underscoring her candor and crystalline delivery.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:00 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

A Man, A Plan, A Concept Album About Panama

On the new album Panama 500, pianist Danilo Pérez considers five centuries of his home country's history.
Raj Naik and Luke Severn Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat February 15, 2014 9:18 pm

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