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

May 13, 2013

12:05 AM
Poinciana
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
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Pretty Eyes
Artist : Horace Silver
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12:20 AM
Nirvana
Artist : Jim Snidero
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Squeeze Me
Artist : Chrissie Loftus
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12:40 AM
Deep, Dry Ocean
Artist : Gerald Clayton
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12:45 AM
Drad Dog
Artist : Nicholas Payton
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1:00 AM
Time Of The Barracudas
Artist : Gil Evans
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Will O The Wisp
Artist : MIles w/ Gil Evans Orchestra
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Straight, No Chaser
Artist : Gil Evans
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Further Away
Artist : Benny Green
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Live & Learn
Artist : Dann Zinn 4
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Scherzo
Artist : Phil Woods & The DePaul University Ensemble
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1:55 AM
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was
Artist : Cecile McLorin Salvant
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2:00 AM
Ms. Angelou
Artist : Christian McBride & Inside Straight
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On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Artist : Venissa Santi
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2:20 AM
Whisper Not
Artist : Lee Morgan
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Superstar
Artist : Terry Klinefelter
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2:35 AM
Simone
Artist : Joe Locke
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Helix
Artist : Sam Rivers
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2:50 AM
Perfidia
Artist : Dave Brubeck
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Waltz For Debbie
Artist : Bill Evans
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3:05 AM
Senor Blues
Artist : Horace Silver
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Paraphernalia
Artist : Miles Davis
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Save The Children
Artist : Denise King & Olivier Hutman
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3:30 AM
Thelonious
Artist : Bill Peterson Trio
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3:40 AM
La Fiesta
Artist : Chick Corea
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Spoonful
Artist : Gil Evans Orchestra
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4:00 AM
I Wish I Didn’t Know
Artist : Jaleel Shaw
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Slippin’ Into Darkness
Artist : Marcus Miller
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Little Queen
Artist : Robert Hurst
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Illuminati
Artist : Jeff Johnson
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Jitterbug Waltz
Artist : Vince Guaraldi
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Long Came Tutu
Artist : Giacomo Gates
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The Creep
Artist : Ted Nash
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Moment’s Notice
Artist : One For All
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Tenth Lament
Artist : Sahib Shihab & The Danish Radio Jazz Group
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Sweet Georgia Brown
Artist : Ella Fitzgerald
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The Meaning Of The Blues
Artist : Joe Locke
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Winetone
Artist : Cannonball Adderley
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Sophisticated Lady
Artist : Wycliffe Gordon
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On A Misty Night
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Meet Vocalist Kevin Valentine

Jazz vocalist Kevin Valentine

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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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4:22 pm
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Live Broadcast From the Philadelphia Museum of Art
12:13 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

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4:18 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

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A Photo Album Featuring WRTI Jazz Host Bob Craig
3:52 pm
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Bob's first program director gig at WICH, in Norwich, CT, 1968

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2:52 pm
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12:17 pm
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Jazz vocalist Amy Cervini

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5:00 pm
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Raj Naik and Luke Severn Courtesy of the artist

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

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