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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.

Jazz After Dark May 14 2019

Jazz classics coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark! It’s our spring fundraiser at KDRT, so please hit the link and donate to help fund KDRT-LP, 95.7 FM in Davis CA. Tonight’s lineup: Doris Day with Les Brown, The Vince Guaraldi Quartet, Billie Hoilday, Louis Prima, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane Quartet, Chet Baker, Johnny Hodges, Charlie Byrd & Stan Getz, Dave Brubeck with Paul Desmond, Budd Johnson with Earl "Fatha" Hines, Gerry Mulligan, Dianne Reeves, Boots Randolph, Stanley Jordan.

Jazz After Dark May 07 2019

Coming up at 8 pm  tonight on Jazz After Dark! Some cool and soul jazz, featuring great duos and trios.

Ella Fitzgerald, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Sonny Clark, Dinah Washington, Art Pepper & Conte Candoli, Gerry Mulligan & Chet Baker, George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers, Sonny Stitt, Shirley Scott with Stanley Turrentine, Kai Winding, Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond, Mel Torme with George Shearing & Gerry Mulligan, Maria Helena Toledo & Luiz Bonfá, Luiz Bonfa with Oscar Castro Neves and Lalo Schifrin.

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

Broadcasting from 95.7 FM in Davis, CA and live streaming at

Playlists and archives at

Jazz After Dark April 30 2019

Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark! Focus on the late 1950’s, with hard bop, cool jazz, and a little bossa nova.  Etta Jones, Duke Ellington, Bobby Jaspar, Erroll Garner, Art Pepper with Sonny Redd, Art Blakey with Max Roach, Ella Fitzgerald, Gerry Mulligan, Blue Mitchell, Horace Parlan, Etta Jones & Houston Person, McCoy Tyner, George Benson.

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