Jazz After Dark August 27 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark: great vocalists and instrumentals.

Sarah Vaughan, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra with Tommy Dorsey, Joe Marsala, Julie London, Ahmad Jamal, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Zoot Sims & Bob Brookmeyer, Mel Tormé, Herb Alpert, Lee Konitz & the Brazilian Band.

Live 8 pm Tuesdays on KDRT-LP 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm

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Jazz After Dark August 20 2019

All jazz from 1959 tonight on Jazz After Dark. We’ll hear from the greats:  Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Nat "King" Cole, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges, Charles Mingus, Paul Desmond Quartet with Jim Hall, Cannonball Adderley Quintet & John Coltrane, Chet Baker, Gil Evans, Dave Brubeck Quartet

Photo, clockwise from upper left: Nat King Cole, Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Ella Fitzgerald.

High Country Music Radio debut show!

Tune into the debut show of High Country Music Radio tomorrow, Tuesday, August 20 at 11am and "leave the big city behind," as your host Rusty Nail says.   

Starting tomorrow, every Tuesday at 11am consider it your time to tap your feet to "music born from the mountains, plains, rivers and deserts"  - check out the show page here to listen to the archive if you can't make the debut:

Jazz After Dark August 13 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark!

8 pm Tuesday at 95.7 FM, KDRT-LP in Davis CA

Live streaming at

Nat King Cole, Don Ewell / Sidney Bechet, Johnny Smith, Ben Webster & Johnny Hodges, Billie Holiday, Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson Trio, Benny Carter, Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Dave Brubeck & Gerry Mulligan, Claude Bolling Big Band, Nancy Wilson & The Great Jazz Trio

Archives and playists here:

Jazz After Dark August 06 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark: cool jazz artists from 1954 – 2007.

Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete, Roy Haynes & Kenny Clarke, Kai Winding, J.J. Johnson, John Lewis, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Gil Evans, Miles Davis, Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfá, Al Haig, Mel Tormé, Dave Brubeck Quartet ft. Jim Hall.

Live Tuesday 8-9pm. Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm.

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Woodstock 50th Anniversary Featured Aug. 14 and 15 with 7 Hours of Live Recordings from Back to the Garden

This August 15th  marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1969 Woodstock Music Festival, that included many of the most influential musicians of the sixties era.  Longtime KDRT programmers Wayne, Rodriguez, and Jim are pre-empting their regular programs this week to bring you 7 hours of live recordings selected from "Woodstock – Back to the Garden – 50th Anniversary Experience" - a 10 CD collection, including all 32 Woodstock bands. KDRT's special programing continues Thursday, August 15th, from 5-9pm with Rodriguez and Jim "Live Tracks" Buchanan. From 5-7pm, Rodriguez will feature selections from mid-concert bands such as Mountain, Grateful Dead, CCR, Janis, The Who, Jefferson Airplane and Joe Cocker.  At 7-9pm, Jim will continue with Country Joe and The Fish, The Band, Johnny Winter, CSN&Y, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and Jimi Hendrix.  BONUS: Each Sunday in August, DJ Alligator will dedicate The Golden Road show 4-6 pm to live Woodstock recordings as well.



“NorCal Western Music Scene.” Aug 2, 2019

“NorCal Western Music Scene.”  There are many western singers and poets performing in and around Northern California;  you just need to know where to find them. On this episode, you’ll hear songs and poems from artists who will be doing live shows in NorCal over the next few months, along with calender and location information. There’s nothing like hearing these artists live!

Jazz After Dark July 30 2019

Coming up at 8 pm on Jazz After Dark: the soulful sounds of Houston Person and Etta Jones, together and with others, from albums spanning 1960 to 2008. Plus a little Cannonball Adderley with Milt Jackson.

Live Tuesday 8-9 pm. Replays Monday 11 pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm.

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Jazz After Dark July 23 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark: 1950’s and 60’s, small group sessions and vocals.

Jo Stafford, Richard Twardzik & Russ Freeman, Art Tatum, The Ella Fitzgerald Quartet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Louis Armstrong, Arnett Cobb, Gerry Mulligan, Kenny Burrell Octet, Eddie Lockjaw Davis With Paul Gonsalves, Monty Alexander.

95.7 FM, KDRT-LP in Davis, CA;

Photo, clockwise from upper left: Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Arnett Cobb, Art Tatum, Gerry Mulligan.