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 Thursday 11pm-Friday 12am
Live Tuesday 8-9pm
Music programs are only online for two weeks after they are broadcast.

Jazz After Dark, April 18, 2023

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, March 28, 2023

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.

Jazz After Dark, March 14, 2023

Tonight’s show: the music of George and Ira Gershwin. First George Gershwin himself, then Benny Goodman, Helen Merrill, Mel Tormé with Marty Paich, Julie London, Miles Davis, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, the Vince Guaraldi Trio, Stan Getz, Art Pepper & Bill Perkins, Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio, Joe Pass, Dianne Reeves, and Marian McPartland with Gene Harris.

Jazz After Dark, Feb. 28, 2023

Tonight on Jazz After Dark: songs from 1927 to 1969. Fats Waller, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Christian, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra with Johnny Hodges, Roland Kirk, Nat King Cole, Al Hirt, Miles Davis, Bud Powell Trio (Kenny Clark drum solo), Johnny Hodges, Herbie Mann, and then Ella Fitzgerald with the Ernie Heckscher Big Band & Tommy Flanagan.

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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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