On Jazz After Dark: Focus on the 50’s first tonight with Sarah Vaughan, Sidney Bechet, Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond, Milt Jackson & John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Horace Silver, Dave Brubeck, and Pete Fountain. Then some guitar by Emily Remler, and Al Di Meola, and we'll wrap up the show with Milt Buckner.
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Mostly Latin jazz, with some gypsy, soul, and blues tonight on Jazz After Dark!
Ray Charles, Jelly Roll Morton, Mundell Lowe, Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Pérez Prado & His Orchestra, Gabor Szabo, David "Fathead" Newman, Dianne Reeves, Jose James & Jeff Neve, Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton, The Brian Lynch/Eddie Palmieri Project.
Featuring some under-appreciated jazz artists on Jazz After Dark tonight: Gigi Gryce and Kenny Dorham with hard bop from the 1950’s, and Boogaloo Joe Jones with soul/funk jazz from the 1970’s. Plus a couple of more familiar names….Dianne Reeves, Gigi Gryce Quartet, Gigi Gryce, Miles Davis, Kenny Dorham, Jimmy Giuffre & Jim Hall, Boogaloo Joe Jones; Najponk with George Mraz and Matt Fishwick.
Going way back tonight on Jazz After Dark with early jazz hits from 1902 – 1924, by later performers:
Benny Carter: Farewell Blues
Charlie Christian: Rose Room
Benny Goodman: The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
Lu Watters, Kid Ory, Albert Nicholas: That's A Plenty
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars: The Memphis Blues (Or Mister Crump)
Erroll Garner: Some Of These Days
Earl Bostic: Avalon
Charlie Mariano: After You've Gone
Gil Evans: St. Louis Blues
Helen Humes: Bill Bailey
Pete Fountain: Tin Roof Blues
Ella Fitzgerald: The Man I Love
Coleman Hawkins & Stanley Black: Lady Be Good
Earl Hines: I Ain't Got Nobody
WDR Big Band Köln & Joe Williams, Milt Jackson: Smack Dab In The Middle
Chris Barber: I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
Swing and big band tonight! Some of the great performers of the 1930’s to 50’s.
Bunny Berigan, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Stan Kenton, Chico Hamilton , Illinois Jacquet, Cannonball Adderley, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald & The Tommy Flanagan Trio, Dianne Reeves
Mostly traditional jazz tonight, with tributes to Louis Armstrong and more!
Diane Lines, Ella Fitzgerald & Buddy Bregman, Machito with Cannonball Adderley, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson; Buddy Bregman , Gene Ammons, Oscar Peterson, The Sackville All Stars,Melvin Rhyne, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Sue Palmer, Chico O'Farrill
Bossa Nova, Latin jazz, West Coast cool, and some Peanuts themes tonight on Jazz After Dark!
Helyne Stewart, Vince Guaraldi Trio, Cyrus Chestnut, Sergio Mendes, Cal Tjader's Modern Mambo Quintet, Cal Tjader & Carmen McRae, Herbie Mann, The Vinnie Burke Quartet, Howard Roberts, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Ellis Marsalis Trio, Wynton Marsalis Septet, The Dave Brubeck Quartet
7th anniversary show of Jazz After Dark, and our annual fall fundraiser at KDRT-LP! Familiar sounds tonight: jazz standards and classic performances. Featuring Ella Fitzgerald & the Delta Rhythm Boys, Fats Waller & His Rhythm, Stan Getz with Gerry Mulligan, Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, John Coltrane Quartet, Boots Randolph, Carmen McRae, Pete Fountain, Paul Desmond, James Rivers, Harold López-Nussa, Chuck Mangione
Spanning the decades of jazz tonight, from 1950 to 2017. Virtuoso instrumentals and lovely vocals, coming up on Jazz After Dark. 8 pm, KDRT-LP in Davis CA, live-streaming and available by podcast everywhere. Featuring Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Herb Ellis & Stuff Smith, Thelonious Monk, Zoot Sims, Cornell Dupree, Ximo Tebar, Catherine Russell, Ahmad Jamal, Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela and more!
Swing, boogie, and blues tonight on Jazz After Dark!
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Dinah Washington, Lou Donaldson, Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald, Cannonball Adderley, Barney Bigard-Claude Luter, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Billie Poole, Paul Gonsalves/Earl Hines, Bobby Hackett Sextet and more!