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Jazz After Dark October 23 2018

Some illustrious artists tonight on Jazz After Dark: Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis with Bud Powell, Fats Navarro, and Thelonious Monk; Dave Brubeck Quartet, Cal Tjader & Stan Getz, Paul Desmond with Jim Hall on guitar, Dick Wellstood, Kevin Mahogany, Charlie Byrd and The Washington Guitar Quintet, Herlin Riley, Miles Black Trio.

Photo, clockwise from upper left: Charlie Parker, Dave Brubeck, Kevin Mahogany, Herlin Riley.


Jazz After Dark October 02 2018

Some bands, soul jazz, classical fusion, and West Coast cool jazz tonight on Jazz After Dark. Stan Kenton And His Orchestra, Vince Guaraldi, Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Chet Baker, Buddy Rich, Jerry Fielding, Yo-Yo Ma, Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan, Pat Metheny, Vince Guaraldi Trio

Photo, clockwise from upper left: Stan Kenton, J.J. Johnson with Kai Winding, Billy Taylor, Buddy Rich.


Jazz After Dark September 25 2018

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark: jazz standards and more, performed by Dianne Reeves, Joe Holiday, Carmell Jones, Helen Carr, Clifford Jordan, Freddie Roach, The Contemporary Piano Ensemble, Ella Fitzgerald, Roy Eldridge, Claude Bolling & Jean-Luc Dayan, Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan.

Photo Clockwise from upper left: Carmell Jones, Helen Carr, Gerry Mulligan, Roy Eldridge

Jazz After Dark September 11 2018

Traditional jazz at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark.

June Katz; Johnny Dodds & the New Orleans Wanderers, Chu Berry, Chick Webb and his Orchestra featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Artie Shaw, Jack Teagarden & Bobby Hackett, Roy Eldridge Quintet, Louis Armstrong and His All Stars, Buster Bailey, Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges, Barney Bigard & Claude Luter.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday at midnight, and Wednesday 10-11pm.


Jazz After Dark September 04 2018

Virtuoso performances tonight on Jazz After Dark. Piano by Fats Waller, Bud Powell, Johnny Varro, and Les McCann. Clarinet by Edmond Hall, Buster Bailey; horn by Louis A and Charlie Parker. Sax by Sonny Rollins and Lee Konitz. Ella leads it all off with the ultimate rendition of Summertime from Porgy & Bess.  Photo, clockwise from upper left: Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald, Buster Bailey, Bud Powell, Edmond Hall.

Jazz After Dark August 28 2018

Featuring soulful sax tonight on Jazz After Dark. Live at 8 pm on KDRT-LP, 95.7 FM in Davis, CA. First we'll hear from Ella Fitzgerald, Vic Ash, Sonny Clark, Chet Baker, Maynard Ferguson. Then sax artists John Coltrane, Paul Desmond, Art Pepper, Eddie Harris, Pharoah Sanders & William Henderson, and Stanley Turrentine.

Photo: clockwise from upper left -- John Coltrane, Stanley Turrentine, Art Pepper, Pharaoh Sanders.