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 14, 2012

2:06 AM
Lonely Woman
Artist : Ornette Coleman
Album : Shape Of Jazz To Come
Label : Atlantic
2:11 AM
Should’ve Been
Artist : Abbey Lincoln
Album : A Turtle's Dream
Label : Gitanes/Verve
2:20 AM
Down Here On The Ground
Artist : Grant Green
Album : Alive
Label : Blue Note
2:27 AM
Artist : Cinque
Album : Catch A Corner
Label : Alma Records
2:33 AM
Echoes Of Harlem
Artist : Lisa Hilton
Album : American Impressions
Label : Ruby Slippers Productions
2:37 AM
Ponta De Areia
Artist : Gregoire Maret
Album : Gregoire Maret
Label : E One
2:43 AM
Hopeful And Free
Artist : Randy Napolean
Album : The Jukebox Crowd
Label : Gut String Records
2:48 AM
After Hours Blues
Artist : Wes Montgomery
Album : Echoes Of Indiana Avenue
Label : Resonance
2:55 AM
Save Your Love For Me
Artist : Rebecca Parris
Album : Spring
Label : Music Masters
3:04 AM
Bye Bye Blackbird
Artist : Ernest Stuart
Album : Solitary Walker
Label : N/A
3:10 AM
Artist : Sonny Fortune
Album : Continuum
Label : Sound Reason
3:19 AM
Yes Sir, That’s My Baby
Artist : Etta Jones
Album : Don't Go To Strangers
Label : Prestige
3:23 AM
You Are My Sunshine
Artist : ’Papa’ John DeFrancesco
Album : A Philadelphia Story
Label : Savant
3:31 AM
Artist : Clipper Anderson
Album : The Road Home
Label : Origin Records
3:37 AM
Artist : Alfredo Rodriguez
Album : Sounds Of Space
Label : Mack Avenue
3:43 AM
Painted On Canvas
Artist : Gregory Porter
Album : Be Good
Label : Montema
3:48 AM
Artist : Wallace Roney
Album : Home
Label : High Note
3:55 AM
Pick Yourself Up
Artist : Pete Smyser
Album : The Jerome Kern Concert
Label : N/A
4:02 AM
Since I Fell For You
Artist : Lee Morgan
Album : Candy
Label : Blue Note
4:07 AM
Black Coffee
Artist : Sarah Vaughan
Album : The Columbia Years 1949-1953
Label : Columbia
4:12 AM
Out Of Nowhere
Artist : Dave Brubeck
Album : Legacy Of A Legend
Label : Columbia
4:22 AM
Light Blue
Artist : Thelonious Monk
Album : Jazz for A Sunday Afternoon Vol. 1 The Piano
Label : LRC Ltd
4:36 AM
It’s Only A Paper Moon
Artist : Ray Brown Trio
Album : Basics: The Best Of The Ray Brown Trio 1977-2000
Label : Concord Jazz
4:44 AM
Dink’s Blues
Artist : Jack McDuff
Album : The Honeydripper
Label : Prestige
4:53 AM
A Night In Tunisia
Artist : Miles Davis
Album : The Musings Of Miles
Label : Prestige
5:08 AM
Artist : Jeremy Pelt w./ Joanna Pascale (Vocal)
Album : Soul
Label : High Note
5:14 AM
Round Midnight
Artist : Michael Gibbs And The NDR Big Band
Album : Back In The Days
Label : Cuneiform Records
5:21 AM
That’s All
Artist : Steve Tyrell
Album : I'll Take Romance
Label : Concord
5:25 AM
Little Bossa
Artist : Royce Campbell
Album : All Ballads And A Bossa
Label : Moon Cycle Records
5:32 AM
Corcovado (Quiet Nights)
Artist : Cassandra Wilson
Album : Belly Of The Sun
Label : Blue Note
5:37 AM
Lush Life
Artist : Terell Stafford
Album : This Side Of Strayhorn
Label : MaxJazz
5:47 AM
Giant Steps
Artist : John Coltrane
Album : The Last Giant--Anthology
Label : Rhino/Atlantic
5:52 AM
On And On
Artist : Jeff Hamilton Trio
Album : Red Sparkle
Label : Capri Records


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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