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
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Jazz After Dark, Jan. 24, 2023

Tonight’s program features Lester Young and Billie Holiday from the 1940s in the first half. We’ll year Young with the Kansas City Six, with Nat "King" Cole and Buddy Rich, and accompanying Holiday. West Coast cool in the second half: Bud Shank, Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz with Kenny Barron, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, and Victor Biglione.

Jazz After Dark, Jan. 3, 2023

Jazz classics tonight:

  • Sentimental Journey -- Doris Day with Les Brown
  • I Loves You Porgy -- Billie Holiday, Bobby Tucker on piano
  • My Funny Valentine -- Artie Shaw
  • In a Sentimental Mood -- Duke Ellington
  • They Can't Take That Away From Me -- Joni James
  • C Jam Blues -- Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges
  • Calling Dr. Funk -- The Vince Guaraldi Quartet
  • Fly Me to the Moon -- Frank Sinatra with Count Basie & The Orchestra
  • Honeysuckle Rose -- Les Paul
  • Muskrat Ramble -- Louis Armstrong
  • My Favorite Things, Part 1 -- John Coltrane Quartet
  • O Pato (The Duck) -- Charlie Byrd & Stan Getz
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow -- Chet Baker
  • Four -- Stan Getz

Jazz After Dark, Dec. 13, 2022

Tonight’s show is the 600th episode of Jazz After Dark! We’ll hear selections from 1934 – 1969: Benny Carter, Sidney Bechet with Noble Sissle, Lena Horne, Stan Kenton and His Orchestra, Helen Carr, Gerry Mulligan, and Harold Land. Also: Ella Fitzgerald live from Copenhagen in 1959, in a newly released recording, and then Russ Freeman, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Paul Desmond, and Ben Webster.

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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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