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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.

Jazz After Dark July 02 2019

Spanning the decades from 1928 to 1996 on Jazz After Dark tonight.

Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker Quintet, Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges, Ella Fitzgerald, Erroll Garner, Ben Webster, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Eva Cassidy, Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond.

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


Jazz After Dark June 25 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark!   Extended sets:

-- Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson Trio, The Song Is You

-- Thelonious Monk, Round Midnight

-- Ray Charles & Milt Jackson,  How Long Blues

-- Oscar Peterson, Love Is Here to Stay

-- Wes Montgomery & Wynton Kelly, If You Could See Me Now

-- Ramsey Lewis Trio, Theme from Spartacus (Live)

-- Paul Desmond Quartet, Manhã De Carnaval

-- Sonny Rollins, Where Are You

Jazz After Dark June 18 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark! Cool jazz, vocals, some mellow Coltrane, and more.

Artie Shaw; Teddy Wilson Trio & Gerry Mulligan with Bob Brookmeyer & Bill Evans. Paul Desmond, John Coltrane, Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Leon Redbone, Wynton Marsalis Septet, Cassandra Wilson, Piano Connection & Marcs Boogie.

Broadcasts live from KDRT-LP FM, 95.7 FM in Davis, CA.

Replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday midnight, Wednesday 10pm

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Jazz After Dark June 4 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark: jazz from the cool, soul, and blues spectrum. Oscar Peterson (with Billie Holiday), Don Byas Quartet, Oscar Peterson, Frank Foster, Jimmy Giuffre, Ella Fitzgerald, Thelonious Monk, Grant Green, Cassandra Wilson, Brandi Disterheft.

Photo, clockwise from upper left: Frank Foster, Grant Green, Cassandra Wilson, Oscar Peterson.  Live Tuesdays at 8 pm, replays Monday 11pm, Tuesday 12 midnight, Wednesday 10 pm.


Jazz After Dark May 28 2019

Coming up at 8 pm tonight on Jazz After Dark! Jazz across eight decades! Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, Peggy Lee, Major Glenn Miller, Doris Day with Les Brown, Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond, Django Reinhardt, Luiz Bonfá, Billie Holiday, Mary Lou Williams, Sonny Stitt, Bobby Hackett, Jim Hall, Pete Fountain, Oscar Peterson and Friends (Shirley Horn vocals), Ben Paterson.