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 Wednesday 5-6pm, Thursday 11pm-Friday 12am
Live Tuesday 8-9pm
Music programs are only online for two weeks after they are broadcast.

Jazz After Dark January 11 2022

Music from the 1930s, 40s and 50s: Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, Dizzy Gillespie, Connie Haines and Frank Sinatra with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, and Duke Ellington with Ivie Anderson on vocals and then with Johnny Hodges. We’ll hear Lu Watters and Kid Ory, the King Cole Trio, Dinah Washington with John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie, Erroll Garner, Anita O'Day, Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond, and the Billy Taylor Quartet.

Jazz After Dark December 28 2021

Tonight on Jazz After Dark: a special program with just five songs. We’ll hear:

Ella Fitzgerald -- Blues in the Night (1961 Version)

Miles Davis -- Concierto de Aranjuez

Dave Brubeck -- Take Five (1972 live reunion concert)

Gerry Mulligan -- Out Back Of The Barn

Paul Gonsalves with Earl Hines -- It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing!

Jazz After Dark December 14 2021

Tonight on Jazz After Dark: the 1940s, with Mary Lou Williams' Girl Stars, Dizzy Gillespie with the Stan Getz Sextet, Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday, and Earl Hines. Then 1955-6 with Herbie Mann, Herbie Nichols, Ella Fitzgerald, the Oscar Peterson Trio, and the Claude Williamson Trio.  From 1962-3 we'll hear Sam Lazar, Charlie Byrd, and McCoy Tyner, and then Milcho Leviev takes it out with a 2006 version of Blues in Elf by Don Ellis.

Jazz After Dark November 30 2021

Tonight on Jazz After Dark: Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra with Harry James, all from 1938-9. Then Phineas Newborn Jr. and the All Stars, some soul jazz from The Jimmy Giuffre 3. Horace Silver, Art Pepper & George Cables, Dave Turner with Guido Basso, Stanley Jordan, Buddy DeFranco with Terry Gibbs, and The Duke Robillard Jazz Trio.

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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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