Jazz After Dark

Join jazz aficionado Don Shor as he explores the diverse and fascinating world of jazz. Jazz After Dark spans the gamut, from roots in boogie woogie, blues, and ragtime, through traditional and straight ahead jazz, soul jazz, bossa nova, and more. 

Replays Wednesday 5-6pm, Thursday 11pm-Friday 12am
Live Tuesday 8-9pm
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Jazz After Dark November 29 2022

Signature songs by great jazz performers tonight:

  • Original Jelly Roll Blues/Jelly Roll Morton
  • Potato Head Blues/Louis Armstrong and His Hot 7
  • Begin the Beguine/Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
  • Stompin' At the Savoy/Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
  • One O'Clock Jump/Count Basie
  • Round Midnight/Thelonious Monk Quintet
  • Body And Soul/Coleman Hawkins
  • Duke's Place/Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington
  • Take The ''A'' Train/Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
  • Take Five/Dave Brubeck
  • My Favorite Things (Single Version)/John Coltrane
  • One for my baby/Frank Sinatra
  • Steppin' Out With My Baby/Tony Bennett
  • So What/Miles Davis

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 15, 2022

Toe-tapping jazz tonight: Ken "Snakehips" Johnson, Gene Krupa, Stuff Smith, Ben Webster & Johnny Hodges, Sergio Mendes, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Hodges & Septet, Billy Taylor, Duke Ellington, Boots Randolph, Mongo Santamaria, New Orleans' Own The Dukes of Dixieland, Louise Tobin with Peanuts Hucko, Zoot Sims, and Dal Richards & His Orchestra.

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 8, 2022

We're commemorating  jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis and record producer Creed Taylor tonight.

We’ll hear Ramsey Lewis from the '60s and '70s and then in a duet with Nancy Wilson. From Creed Taylor’s CTI label, we’ll hear George Benson, Johnny Hammond, Hubert Laws, Chet Baker with Paul Desmond and Bob James, Grover Washington, Jr., and Ron Carter.

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 1, 2022

On tonight’s show: Sarah Vaughan & the Hugo Peretti Orchestra, Tommy Flanagan and Paul Chambers with Pepper Adams, Kenny Burrell & Kenny Clarke, Johnny Richards, Clark Terry with Paul Gonsalves, Horace Silver, Gene Ammons, Dave Brubeck, Mose Allison, Ella Fitzgerald, the Benny Carter All-Star Sax Ensemble, and Miles Davis with Quincy Jones.

Jazz After Dark, Oct. 11, 2022

On tonight’s broadcast, swing era and the 1950s: Cab Calloway, Fats Waller with Jack Teagarden & Eddie Condon, Louis Armstrong, Quintette du Hot Club de France, Sammy Price And His Bluesicians, Ella Fitzgerald, Shorty Rogers, Oscar Peterson, Illinois Jacquet, Ernie Wilkins And His Orchestra, Bobby Hackett, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Jazz After Dark, Oct. 4, 2022

Tonight on Jazz After Dark: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, the Charlie Parker Quintet, the John Kirby Sextet, Nat "King" Cole, Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra, Stan Kenton, Stan Getz with Gerry Mulligan, Art Pepper and Conte Candoli, Stanley Turrentine, Al Hirt, Eddie Jefferson, Ellis Marsalis, and the Fraser Macpherson Quartet.

Jazz After Dark, Sept. 27, 2022

Today, from the 1940s and 50s, we have Nat King Cole, Sonny Stitt, Herbie Nichols, Ella Fitzgerald & the Oscar Peterson Trio, and the Dave Brubeck Quartet. The selections from the 1960s are performed by Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges, and Claude Bolling. Then we’ll hear from Pedro Iturralde with Donna Hightower, Charlie Byrd and The Washington Guitar Quintet, Milt Buckner, and Houston Person.

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Mr. Shor,

Would you be able to announce on "Jazz After Dark" a local, Davis, FREE live-jazz monthly, community event

called, "Davis Jazz Night." At the John Natsoulas Art Gallery 521 1St. downtown Davis. 700:-9:00

monthly, EVERY last Friday. Always hosted by a Davis semi-pro community 12-piece jazz band called "The New Harmony Jazz Band." Thank you.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:12pm

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