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Jazz After Dark December 26 2017

Tonight on Jazz After Dark I went deep into the archives for a show from year-end 2011. Here's to lots of great jazz in the New Year!

Jerry Gray  --  The Anvil Chorus

Ray Eberle  --  Chatanooga Choo Choo

Duke Ellington  --  Satin Doll

Bunny Berigan  --  Skylark

Freddy Martin  --  Tonight We Love

Ray Anthony  --  The Man With A Horn

Benny Goodman  --  Let's Dance

Count Basie  --  You Can Depend On Me

Ella Fitzgerald  --  Night And Day

Louis Armstrong  --  I Get Ideas

Tomas Einarsson  --  Rumdrum

Machito with Cannonball Adderley  --  Congo Mulence

Erroll Garner  --  How Could You Do A Thing Like That To Me [Live]

Winifred Atwell  --  Near You

Dave Brubeck/Tony Bennett  --  That Old Black Magic

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy  --  Jump With Me Baby

Guy Lombardo  --  Auld Lang Syne

Jazz After Dark November 28 2017

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.

Jazz After Dark November 21 2017

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

Jazz After Dark November 14 2017

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

Oscar Aleman

Jazz After Dark November 07 2017

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

Jazz After Dark October 31 2017

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