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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.

Jazz After Dark August 14 2018

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark: jazz bands and orchestras, and virtuoso piano. Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington, Gerry Mulligan, Maynard Ferguson, Roy Haynes, Don Ellis Orchestra, Jerry Fielding, Claude Bolling, Benny Carter All-Star Sax Ensemble, Wynton Marsalis, Marian McPartland with George Shearing, Jim Galloway's Wee Big Band, Triosence, Cassandra Wilson.

Jazz After Dark August 07 2018

Boogie woogie, blues, and mainstream jazz from musicians old and new tonight on Jazz After Dark! Bolyki Brothers, Pete Johnson, Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, Lionel Hampton, Art Tatum, Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson, Ella Fitzgerald, Clark Terry & Paul Gonsalves, Pepper Adams Quintet with Thad Jones, Eriko Ishihara, Jimmy Rosenberg, Bria Skonberg, Harold Mabern Trio.

8 pm Tuesday.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, and Wednesday 10-11pm.

Jazz After Dark July 31 2018

Latin jazz, Bossa Nova, some soul jazz, vocals and more tonight on Jazz After Dark!

Featuring: Vivian Lee, Joe Holiday, Ronnell Bright Trio, Chuck Wayne Trio, Vladimir Vassilieff, Kenny Burrell Octet, Tony Bennett, Lee Konitz & the Brazilian Band, Chico O'Farrill, Victor Biglione, Wynton Marsalis, Carlos Cano Escribá & Hernán Milla, Harold López-Nussa.

8 pm on KDRT-LP, 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.   Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, and Wednesday 10-11pm.

Jazz After Dark July 17 2018

Brazil, bossa nova, and more tonight on Jazz After Dark! 8 pm at 95.7 FM in Davis CA, live-streaming at

June Katz, Cal Tjader, McCoy Tyner, Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfá, Luiz Bonfá, Vince Guaraldi; Charlie Byrd, Barney Kessel & Herb Ellis.  Charlie Byrd solo, Stan Getz, Wynton Marsalis, Johnny O'Neal.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12am, Wednesday 10-11pm