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Jazz After Dark July 31 2012

New Orleans, Ella, cool, standards, funk, and blues jazz tonight --
George Lewis *
Art Pepper *
Ella Fitzgerald *
Gerry Mulligan Chet Baker *
Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan *
Eric Dolphy *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges *
Benny Carter, Jam Session with Oscar Peterson *
Count Basie and His Orchestra *
Benny Golson Funky Quintet *
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Robert Randolph *

jazz After Dark July 24 2012

Coming up tonight....
Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges *
The Nat "King" Cole Trio *
Ike Quebec Quintet *
Peggy Lee *
Charlie Parker & His Quintet *
Sarah Vaughan *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Charlie Byrd & Stan Getz *
Pete Fountain *
Oscar Peterson *
Paul Desmond *
Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto With Antonio Carlos Jobim *
Eddie Jefferson *
Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges *
Ella Fitzgerald & Jimmy Jones Trio with Duke Ellington and his Orchestra *
Stanley Jordan *

Jazz After Dark July 17 2012

Coming up tonight, lots of live performances by some jazz greats:
Count Basie *
Benny Goodman *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Ramsey Lewis Trio *
Dave Brubeck *
Gabor Szabo *
Clark Terry, jam session with Oscar Peterson *
Ella Fitzgerald *
Oscar Peterson *
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra & Johnny Hodges *
The Rosenberg Trio *
Grover Washington Jr. *

Jazz After Dark July 10 2012

Count Basie *
Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli *
Artie Shaw *
Erroll Garner *
Rosemary Clooney with Duke Ellington and His Orchestra *
Lee Morgan *
Ella Fitzgerald & Buddy Bregman Orchestra *
Ben Webster Quintet *
Jimmy Witherspoon, Gerry Mulligan, and Ben Webster *
Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker *
George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers *
Charlie Byrd *
Pete Fountain *
Paul Desmond *
Jim Cox *

Jazz After Dark June 19 2012

Focus on the 40's and 50's tonight!
Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb and His Orchestra *
Glenn Miller *
Benny Goodman *
Artie Shaw *
Helen Forrest with Harry James *
Erroll Garner *
Les Brown *
Gia Maione, Louis Prima, Sam Butera & The Witnesses *
Art Pepper *
Earl Bostic *
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Charlie Byrd & Stan Getz *
Ella Fitzgerald *
Toots Thielemans *
Toots Thielemans *
Buddy Rich *
Shirley Horn *
Diana Krall *

Jazz After Dark June 12 2012

Bobby Darin * Mack The Knife --
Buddy Tate * Kansas City Local --
Earl Bostic * Flamingo --
Earl Bostic * Harlem Nocturne --
Jimmy Witherspoon & Gerry Mulligan * Trouble In Mind --
Cal Tjader * Cubano Chant --
Ella Fitzgerald * Too Darn Hot --
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington * Cottontail --
Charlie Byrd & Stan Getz * Desafinado (45 Rpm Issue Single) --
Coleman Hawkins * Cry Like the Wind --
Buddy Rich * Loose --
Buddy Rich * Wack Wack --
Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela * She-Been --
Shirley Horn * My, How The Time Goes By --
Boots Randolph * King of the Road (Live) --
Boots Randolph * L-O-V-E --

Jazz After Dark June 05 2012

Live show pre-empted by election coverage. Playlist for 6/9 and 6/11 rebroadcast:
Benny Goodman * Swing Into Spring --
Teddy Wilson * You Go To My Head -- 1945
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet * I Can't Get Started -- 1945
Tadd Dameron's Sextet * Lady Bird -- 1948
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong * A Fine Romance (1957 Version) -- 1956-57
Sonny Rollins * St. Thomas -- 1956
Eubie Blake * Troublesome Ivories --
Ramsey Lewis * Spanish Grease -- 1972
Gerry Mulligan & Mel Tormé * Walkin' Shoes -- 1982
Chet Baker * Blues In The Closet -- 1962
Boots Randolph * Harlem Nocturne -- 1964
Claude Bolling * Yesterdays -- 1970
Modern Jazz Quartet * Rose of the Rio Grande -- 1972
Bobby MCFerrin & YoYoMa * Hush Little Baby -- 1992

Vince Guaraldi featured on Jazz After Dark: Tuesday May 22

In celebration of a new biography, Vince Guaraldi at the Piano, by Davis author Derrick Bang, music composed and performed by Guaraldi, as well as his works performed by other artists, will be featured on Jazz After Dark. Other artists will include Bobby Militello, Dave Brubeck, David Benoit, Cal Tjader, and George Benson.
The program will air Tuesday May 22 from 8 – 9 pm, and rebroadcast Saturday 9 – 10 pm and Monday 6 – 7 pm. It can be heard on your computer by livestreaming at http://kdrt.org (click on Listen Now), and as a podcast at iTunes.
Vince Guaraldi is best-known for the music in the Peanuts television specials. Derrick Bang is the author of several books on Charles M. Schulz and Peanuts.
Jazz After Dark is hosted by Don Shor.