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. 

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Jazz After Dark August 03 2021

Jazz standards by classic performers tonight.

Louis Armstrong and His Hot 7 with Potato Head Blues, Artie Shaw doing Begin the Beguine, Benny Goodman and Charlie Christian with Rose Room and Benny Goodman doing Body and Soul. We'll hear Erroll Garner with his composition Misty, Andy Kirk doing A Mellow Bit Of Rhythm. Miles Davis performs 'Round About Midnight, Louis Prima with Body And Soul, Ella Fitzgerald sings Fascinating Rhythm. Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play Lullaby Of Birdland; Billie Pool with Stormy Weather, Duke Ellington doing One O'Clock Jump. Ella Fitzgerald: performs You'll Have to Swing It, and then we take it out with Dianne Reeves singing Ain't Nobody's Business (If I Do).

Jazz After Dark July 27 2021

Our featured performer tonight is Tommy Flanagan, mellow jazz pianist whose recording career spanned more than four decades with his own band, as sideman on countless albums, and as the primary accompanist to Ella Fitzgerald for over a decade.

We’ll hear the Tommy Flanagan Trio; Tommy Flanagan with Paul Chambers, Pepper Adams, Kenny Burrell & Kenny Clarke. Then playing with the Benny Golson Quartet, Illinois Jacquet, Benny Carter, and backing Ella Fitzgerald.

Jazz After Dark June 29 2021

Music of Cole Porter tonight on Jazz After Dark. Prolific composer of the 20th Century, many of his songs became jazz standards thanks to vocal albums by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Julie London. We'll also hear instrumental versions from Stan Getz with Gerry Mulligan, Duke Ellington, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Stephane Grapelli, and Stuff Smith, as well as contemporary vocal covers by Dianne Reeves and Diana Krall. 

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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.

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