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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

Jazz After Dark October 24 2017

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

Jazz After Dark October 17 2017

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!