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.
Jazz After Dark, May 30, 2023Tue, 05/30/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
In the first half we’ll hear Teddy Wilson, Cab Calloway, Lester Young, Art Pepper with Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner, and Ella Fitzgerald. Then comes a tribute to the late Ahmad Jamal with recordings from the 1950s and '60s, and then live with Yusef Lateef in 2012.
Jazz After Dark, May 23, 2023Tue, 05/23/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
First up tonight: Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington, Benny Carter, Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson Trio, Clark Terry with Marian Bruce on vocals, and in a jam session with Oscar Peterson, as well as his All-Star Sax Ensemble.
Jazz After Dark, May 16, 2023Tue, 05/16/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
Classic jazz performances tonight:
Duke Ellington -- Take The A-Train
Louis Armstrong -- Ain't Misbehavin'
Sidney Bechet -- Blue Horizon 1944
Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane -- Honeysuckle Rose
Stan Kenton -- The Creep
Billie Holiday -- Fine and Mellow
Dave Brubeck -- Take Five
Peggy Lee -- Black Coffee
Woody Herman Sextet -- Moten Swing
Ella Fitzgerald -- That Old Black Magic
Chet Baker -- Over the Rainbow
Sarah Vaughan -- Fascinating Rhythm
Stan Getz & Gary McFarland -- Manha De Carnaval (Morning of Carnival)
Oscar Peterson -- Night Train (Alternate Take)
Earl Hines -- Save It Pretty Mama
Jazz After Dark, May 9, 2023Tue, 05/09/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
On tonight’s show, we’ll hear 1930s jazz in the first half: Cab Calloway & His Orchestra, Lonnie Johnson, Mary Lou Williams with Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy, Coleman Hawkins, and Louis Armstrong. Then we'll have west coast cool with Shorty Rogers, Stan Getz, vocal by Doris Day, Stan Getz with Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Peterson, Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, and Dave Brubeck.
Jazz After Dark, May 2, 2023Tue, 05/02/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
Five longer sets on Jazz After Dark tonight. We’ll hear:
• Freedom Jazz Dance -- Eddie Harris
• So What -- Miles Davis
• My Favorite Things -- John Coltrane
• The Sidewinder -- Lee Morgan
• Round Midnight -- Charlie Rouse
Jazz After Dark, April 25, 2023Tue, 04/25/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
We have jazz standards tonight by Billie Holiday, Louis Prima, Artie Shaw, Julie London, Ella Fitzgerald & Buddy Bregman, Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges, Joni James, Chuck Wayne Trio, Budd Johnson with Earl "Fatha" Hines, Oscar Peterson, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Dianne Reeves, The Duke Robillard Jazz Trio, and Larry Carlton.
Jazz After Dark, April 18, 2023Tue, 04/18/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
We have jazz from the 1940s and '50s tonight: Lu Watters with Kid Ory and Albert Nicholas, Peggy Lee & Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Edmond Hall, Cab Calloway, Lester Young & His Band, Louis Armstrong, Erroll Garner, Billie Holiday With Eddie Heywwod and His Orchestra, Roy Eldridge & Benny Carter, Charlie Shavers & Coleman Hawkins with Lil Greenwood, and the Ronnell Bright Trio.
Jazz After Dark, April 11, 2023Tue, 04/11/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
Cool jazz and some bossa nova tonight: Miles Davis, the Jimmy Giuffre 3, Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Clare Fischer, Paul Desmond, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra & Johnny Hodges, Charlie Rouse, and Dave Brubeck.
Jazz After Dark, April 4, 2023Tue, 04/04/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
We focus on jazz piano tonight. We’ll hear from The Tommy Flanagan Trio, Al Cohn & Zoot Sims, Johnny Hodges, Monty Alexander, Nancy Wilson & Ramsey Lewis, Richard Elliot, Hank Jones, Houston Person, Ben Paterson, Johnny Varro, and Toots Thielemans.
Jazz After Dark, March 28, 2023Tue, 03/28/2023 - 5:00pm | Don Shor
Tonight’s show has lots of rhythm, spanning 1926 to 1999: Benny Goodman, Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers, Dizzy Gillespie with Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro, Red Norvo, Hank Jones. Also Machito with Cannonball Adderley, Milt Jackson, Dave Brubeck with Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Ron Carter with Eric Dolphy and Mal Waldron, Ray Bryant, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Herbie Mann, The Crusaders, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Wynton Marsalis.
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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