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Jazz After Dark January 17 2017

Coming up tonight: jazz with a touch of blues. Satchmo’s first LP. Vocals by Billie, Ella, and Madeleine Peyroux, piano by Erroll Garner and new sensation Joey Alexander. Some 60’s and 70’s jazz, and more.

  • Louis Armstrong, Bob Haggart & Ella Fitzgerald
  • Louis Armstrong and His All Stars
  • Louis Armstrong & Velma Middleton
  • Billie Holiday
  • Erroll Garner
  • Paul Gonsalves
  • Stanley Turrentine
  • Phil Upchurch
  • Ellis Marsalis Trio
  • Madeleine Peyroux
  • Joey Alexander
  • Warren Vaché

Jazz After Dark January 10 2017

Mose Allison, Nov 11 1927 – Nov 15 2016.

Tribute to Mose Allison tonight on Jazz After Dark. Mose passed away in November 2016, leaving a legacy of Mississippi style blues and jazz. Also featuring his fellow Mississippian Hank Jones, as well as covers of Mose songs by John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton,  Ben Sidran Georgie Fame, and Maria Muldaur.

Jazz After Dark January 03 2017

Starting the New Year with some soul jazz, vocals, and bossa nova, then Hubert Laws, Etta Jones, and contemporary artists.

  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Arnett Cobb
  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet
  • Ahmad Jamal
  • Hubert Laws
  • Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto
  • Rosemary Clooney & John Pizzarelli
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Jelly Roll Johnson
  • Dave Young, Johnny O'Neal, Terry Clarke
  • Etta Jones & Houston Person
  • Etta Jones & Houston Person
  • Fabienne Ambühl Trio
  • Jelly Roll Johnson

Jazz After Dark December 20, 2016

For our 300th episode of Jazz After Dark tonight, I’ve selected just six extended sets that showcase the improvisational skills and virtuosity of 8 great jazz musicians, spanning over six decades. Coming up at 8 pm!

  • Erroll Garner  *  It Might As Well Be Spring (1948)
  • Coleman Hawkins  *  Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho (1962)
  • Ella Fitzgerald  *  Basella (1972)
  • Milt Jackson  *  Django (1982)
  • Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan  *  Body and Soul (1993)
  • Ahmad Jamal & Yusef Lateef  *  Poinciana (2012)