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Jazz After Dark March 12 2019

Coming up at 8 pm: great vocals tonight on Jazz After Dark! Plus, piano and guitar virtuosos, mellow sax, and more.  Dianne Reeves & Raul Midón, King Cole Trio, Oscar Moore, Sonny Clark, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Cannonball Adderley & Ray Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, Bud Shank & Michel Legrand, Wynton Marsalis, Pharoah Sanders & William Henderson, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Stanley Turrentine.

Photo clockwise from upper left: Dianne Reeves, Oscar Moore, Pharoah Sanders, Sonny Clark.

Jazz After Dark March 05 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark!

Jimmy Scott, Dennis Farnon, Richard Twardzik &  Russ Freeman, Jeri Southern & Dave Barbour's Trio, Ray Charles, Cannonball Adderley & Ray Brown, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Raney, Ella Fitzgerald, Diane Krall & Hank Jones, Dal Richards & His Orchestra, Andre Previn with Mundell Lowe & Ray Brown, Dave Cliff, Victor Biglione.

Photo clockwise from upper left: Jeri Southern, Jimmy Scott, Andre Previn, Dal Richards.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10-11pm.

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Jazz After Dark February 26 2019

On Jazz After Dark tonight! Extended sets: Diane Schuur – Cry Me a River. John Coltrane & Hank Mobley – On It. Miles Davis – Concierto de Aranjuez. Buddy Tate & Abdullah Abrahim – Just You, Just Me. Abdullah Ibrahim – All Day & All Night Long. Herb Alpert & Hugh Masakela – Kalahari Nights.  Diane Schuur & Maynard Ferguson – Just One of Those Things.


Jazz After Dark February 19 2019

For this 400th episode of Jazz After Dark, featuring some of the great jazz artists of the 20th century. Performances from 1928 to 1999, including:

Hadda Brooks, Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines, Coleman Hawkins & Stanley Black, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Django Reinhardt, Duke Ellington with Ella Fitzgerald, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Miles Davis, Mongo Santamaria, Frank Sinatra with Count Basie & The Orchestra & Quincy Jones, Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis

Jazz After Dark January 22 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight: great combos and vocals.

Billie Holiday, Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson Trio, Bobby Hackett & Jack Teagarden, Stéphane Grappelli & Stuff Smith, Paul Gonsalves & Earl Hines, Dakota Staton & The Manny Albam Big Band, Hank Jones, James Moody, Chico O'Farrill, Alex Pangman, Paul Desmond & Don Sebesky Orchestra.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday midnight, Wednesday 10 pm.

Photo, clockwise from upper left: James Moody, Paul Gonsalves, Dakota Staton, Stuff Smith.



Jazz After Dark January 08 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark:

A ‘new’ album from Erroll Garner is always something to celebrate! A 1964 live recording from the Royal Concert Hall in Amsterdam, “mixed and mastered from new transfers of the original 3-track analog tapes found in Garner’s personal archive,” was just released in 2018. We’ll hear three selections.

Our other featured performer is Sonny Stitt, prolific sax player from the early 1940’s to the early 1980’s. Plus works by Eva Cassidy, Johnny Hodges, Oscar Peterson with Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Rob Agerbeek , and Monty Alexander.