Jazz After Dark
Jazz After Dark February 17th, 201502/27/15
Honoring Jimmy Scott tonight. The great jazz ballad singer had a career in two parts: from the late 1940’s to the mid-60’s, and then again from 1991, when he was rediscovered, to about 2004. Jimmy Scott died in June 2014 at the age of 88. In his...
Jazz After Dark February 24th, 2015
Two jazz legends: honoring Clark Terry, and featuring Abbey Lincoln, tonight.Clark Terry, jazz trumpeter and educator, died Feb. 21 at the age of 94. Active from the 1940’s until his last album release in 2005, Terry performed with nearly every major...
Jazz After Dark December 16th, 2014
Featuring the music of Porgy & Bess tonight! George Gershwin’s great jazz/folk opera was a commercial failure at the time, but it lived on and became an American classic spawning several jazz standards, including I Got Plenty of Nothin’, It Ain’t...
Jazz After Dark December 23rd, 2014
Taking a look back at old-fashioned jazz tonight! Performers from the 1940’s to the present day, doing ragtime, New Orleans, and more.Preservation Hall Jazz Band * Joshua Rifkin * Dick Hyman * Pete Fountain * Tony Parenti * Billie & DeDe Pierce *...
Jazz After Dark December 30th, 2014
Special rebroadcast: commemorating Dave Brubeck. Originally played Dec 11 2012.
Jazz After Dark January 6th, 2015
Commemorating Buddy DeFranco tonight. Plus a vocal set with Peggy Lee, Jimmy Rushing, and Ella Fitzgerald, some duets by Brubeck and Desmond, and Art Pepper. It’s cool jazz and bebop, in honor of one of our great jazz clarinetists. Earl Hines * Peggy...
Jazz After Dark January 13th, 2015
Great 60’s and 70’s jazz tonight! Dave Brubeck * Eddie Harris * Grover Washington Jr. * John Klemmer * Joe Pass with Ella Fitzgerald * Gerry Mulligan * Louise Tobin, Peanuts Hucko, Randy Sandke, Al Grey, John Bunch, Jack Lesberg & Jake Hanna * Al Di...
Jazz After Dark January 20th, 2015
Piano, clarinet, sax, guitar and vocals: six decades of jazz tonight. Erroll Garner * Artie Shaw * Benny Goodman * Earl Bostic * Ahmad Jamal * Ella Fitzgerald * Paul Gonsalves & Enrique Villegas * Dave Brubeck * Dianne Reeves * David Benoit * Bireli...
Jazz After Dark January 27th, 2015
It’s winter? Let’s go to Brazil! Brazilian jazz, bossa nova, and more tonight.Rosemary Clooney & John Pizzarelli * Tania Maria * Herbie Mann * Jorge Ben * João Gilberto & Stan Getz * Stan Getz & João Gilberto * Lalo Schifrin * Ella Fitzgerald * Paul...
Jazz After Dark February 3rd, 2015
An Irving Berlin medley, some West coast cool, some Brazilian jazz; great vocals, mellow sax, and more. Ella Fitzgerald * Nat King Cole * Charlie Byrd * Chet Baker, Bob James, Paul Desmond * Stan Getz * Art Pepper * Dianne Reeves * Gerry Mulligan &...
Jazz After Dark February 10th, 2015
Some of the great ladies of jazz singing tonight!Vocals by Billie Holiday * Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five * Peggy Lee * Doris Day * Anita O'Day * Andrea Wolper with Ken Filiano * Dianne ReevesInstrumental interludes by: Earl...
Jazz After Dark December 9th, 2014
Jazz with some funk and blues tonight! Cassandra Wilson * The Vince Guaraldi Quartet * The Howard Roberts Quartet * Budd Johnson, Bill Pemberton, Jimmy Rushing, Oliver Jackson & Earl "Fatha" Hines * Hubert Laws * Ella Fitzgerald * Lucky Thompson *...
Jazz After Dark December 2nd, 2014
It’s toe-tapping jazz tonight, songs from across four decades. Roll up the carpet, move the table out of the way, and dance like nobody’s watching!Earl Bostic * Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Hodges * Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete * Bruce Reitherman & Phil...
Jazz After Dark November 25th, 2014
Featuring the works of Gershwin tonight! Vocals by Billie Holiday, Felicia Sanders, Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Scott, Tony Bennett, and Bucky Pizzarelli. Instrumental works by Glenn Miller, Oscar Aleman, Benny Goodman, Marian McPartland, Dizzy Gillespie,...
Jazz After Dark November 18th, 2014
Latin style jazz across four decades: Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra * John Williams * Art Pepper/Conte Candoli * Cal Tjader * Sergio Mendes * Kenny Burrell Octet * The Chico Hamilton Quintet * Clark Terry & Chico O'Farrill * Dave Brubeck * Ella...
Jazz After Dark November 11th, 2014
An hour of cool jazz: vocals by Frank Sinatra with Louis Armstrong, and Sinatra in a rare recording with Ella Fitzgerald. West Coast cool by Chico Hamilton, Annie Ross with Gerry Mulligan, Zoot Sims. Blues by Art Blakey, Chet Baker does Summertime,...
Jazz After Dark October 28th, 2014
Back to basics tonight, with some well-known jazz numbers. Some are historic, like Billie Holiday at Carnegie Hall, or Ella singing with the Mills Brothers very early in her career. Others are pieces classically associated with their artist, like In...
Jazz After Dark October 21st, 2014
Live jazz performances tonight by some of the best-known artists. From the Hollywood Bowl, the Sands, or the Savoy, to the basement setting of the Jazz Workshop in Boston, or Earl Hines with his small combo at Dinkler’s Motor Inn in Syracuse, live...
Jazz After Dark October 14th, 2014
Crossing jazz genres tonight: big band -- hard bop -- west coast cool -- jazz funk -- latin jazz -- and wherever you want to categorize Oscar Peterson. And a ballad by Ella. Duke Ellington And His Orchestra * Sonny Clark * Gerry Mulligan * Oscar...
Jazz After Dark October 7th, 2014
Jazz spanning five decades tonight.Some great guitar pieces by Howard Roberts, Gabor Szabo, Charlie Byrd with Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis, Cassandra Wilson, and Bill Frisell. Vocals by Ella, sax by Art Pepper and Johnny Hodges; Spanish flute by Jorge...
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