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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.

Jazz After Dark May 01 2012

Coming up tonight!
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington *
Marian McPartland *
Chico Hamilton *
Milt Jackson & Ray Charles *
Gerry Mulligan Chet Baker *
Boots Randolph *
Herbie Mann & Joao Gilberto With Antonio Carlos Jobim *
Frank Sinatra *
Chico Hamilton *
Dave Brubeck *
Ella Fitzgerald *
Jimmy Scott *
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis *
Andrea Wolper *
John Klemmer *

Jazz After Dark April 17 2012

Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington * It Don't Mean A Thing -- 1961
Artie Shaw * Stop and Go Mambo -- 1940s
Erroll Garner * I'm Confessin' That I Love You -- 1949
Sam Butera * Night Train -- 1950s
Sam Butera * When Your Smiling -- 1950s
Louis Prima * Body And Soul -- 1950s
Gia Maione, Louis Prima, Sam Butera & The Witnesses * I've Got You Under My Skin -- 1950s
Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond * Spring is Here -- 1952-4
Ella Fitzgerald * Angel Eyes -- 1958
Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans * Toy -- 1961
Oscar Peterson * Honey Dripper -- 1962
Frank Sinatra with Count Basie & The Orchestra & Quincy Jones * Fly Me to the Moon (Live) -- 1966
Gerry Mulligan * Golden Notebooks -- 1971
The Crusaders * Super Strut -- 1974
Gene Bertoncini * Passacaglia in C Minor -- 1976
Diana Krall * I Love Being Here With You -- 1994
Stanley Turrentine * Just As I Am -- 1971

Jazz After Dark March 27 2012

Five decades of jazz tonight:
Erroll Garner * Stompin' at the Savoy --
Artie Shaw * Smoke Gets In Your Eyes --
Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane * Oo-La-La --
Stan Kenton * The Creep --
Rosemary Clooney and Duke Ellington and His Orchestra * Hey Baby --
Ella Fitzgerald * Stormy Weather --
Gerry Mulligan * Crazy Day --
Dave Brubeck Quartet * Take Five (live) --
Ray Charles and Cleo Laine * It Ain't Necessarily So (instrumental) --
Louise Tobin, Peanuts Hucko, et al. * Baby Won't You Please Come Home --
Dianne Reeves * There'll Be Another Spring --
Lew Tabackin * You'll Never Know --
Allen Toussaint * St. James Infirmary