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Jazz After Dark January 10 2017

Mose Allison, Nov 11 1927 – Nov 15 2016.

Tribute to Mose Allison tonight on Jazz After Dark. Mose passed away in November 2016, leaving a legacy of Mississippi style blues and jazz. Also featuring his fellow Mississippian Hank Jones, as well as covers of Mose songs by John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton,  Ben Sidran Georgie Fame, and Maria Muldaur.

Jazz After Dark January 03 2017

Starting the New Year with some soul jazz, vocals, and bossa nova, then Hubert Laws, Etta Jones, and contemporary artists.

  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Arnett Cobb
  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet
  • Ahmad Jamal
  • Hubert Laws
  • Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto
  • Rosemary Clooney & John Pizzarelli
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Jelly Roll Johnson
  • Dave Young, Johnny O'Neal, Terry Clarke
  • Etta Jones & Houston Person
  • Etta Jones & Houston Person
  • Fabienne Ambühl Trio
  • Jelly Roll Johnson

Jazz After Dark December 20, 2016

For our 300th episode of Jazz After Dark tonight, I’ve selected just six extended sets that showcase the improvisational skills and virtuosity of 8 great jazz musicians, spanning over six decades. Coming up at 8 pm!

  • Erroll Garner  *  It Might As Well Be Spring (1948)
  • Coleman Hawkins  *  Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho (1962)
  • Ella Fitzgerald  *  Basella (1972)
  • Milt Jackson  *  Django (1982)
  • Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan  *  Body and Soul (1993)
  • Ahmad Jamal & Yusef Lateef  *  Poinciana (2012)

Jazz After Dark November 01, 2016

Show time! Jazz from movies and theater tonight --

  • Bill Evans -- On Broadway
  • Julie London -- Cry Me A River
  • Billy Taylor Trio -- With a Little Bit of Luck
  • Peggy Lee -- Bye Bye Blackbird
  • Ruby Braff -- Give My Regards To Broadway
  • Stan Kenton -- Tonight
  • Ella Fitzgerald -- Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Coleman Hawkins -- Climb Ev'ry Mountain
  • Cannonball Adderley -- Matchmaker
  • Wes Montgomery -- Chim Chim Cheree
  • Frank Sinatra -- New York, New York
  • Tony Bennett -- Somewhere Over The Rainbow
  • Oscar Peterson -- The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
  • Etta Jones & Houston Person -- I Could Have Danced All Night

Jazz After Dark October 25, 2016

Traditional jazz, some bebop, some cool jazz, and some of the great female vocalists tonight!

  • Jelly Roll Morton
  • Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines
  • Billie Holiday/Bobby Tucker piano
  • Charlie Parker
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Miles Davis
  • Dinah Washington
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Stuff Smith
  • Carmen McRae
  • Gabor Szabo
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Earl "Fatha" Hines
  • George Benson & Al Jarreau
  • Gerry Mulligan