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, May 23, 2023

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.

Then lots of Duke Ellington: from his live performances at Newport and in London, as well as studio recordings from the early 1960s, duet with Coleman Hawkins, and more.

Jazz After Dark, May 16, 2023

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, 2023

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, 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.

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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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