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, Friday 1-2pm
Live Tuesday 8-9pm
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Jazz After Dark, May 24, 2022

From the 1930s and '40s, we’ll hear Lester Young & The Kansas City Six, Louis Armstrong, The RCA All-Stars: Tommy Dorsey, Bunny Berigan, Fats Waller, Dick McDonough, and "Georgia" Wettling. Then Doris Day, Red Garland, and Dinah Washington, followed by a bossa nova set with Nara Leão, Charlie Rouse, and Ella Fitzgerald. From the 1970s, we’ll hear Gerry Mulligan and Earl Hines, and then take it out with Waverly Seven.

Jazz After Dark, May 10, 2022

Tonight on Jazz After Dark: Anita O Day with Roy Eldridge and Gene Krupa, and then with Stan Kenton. We’ll hear Joe Holiday, Peggy Lee , Nat "King" Cole and His Trio, Milt Jackson & Ray Charles, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Ella Fitzgerald & Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Charles Mingus, Buddy DeFranco Quartet, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Eddie Harris, and Shirley Horn.

Jazz After Dark, April 26, 2022

Tonight on Jazz After Dark, five longer pieces:

  • Johnny Hodges and the Ellington Men -- Texas Blues (1957)
  • Grant Green -- Blues in Maude's Flat (1961)
  • Don Ellis -- Image of Maria, live in India (1978)
  • Ramsey Lewis Quintet -- Blues for the Night (1973)
  • Gabor Szabo -- Impression of My Country / Foothill Patrol, live in Stockholm (1970s recordings released in 2001)

Jazz After Dark, April 19, 2022

Jazz from 1952 to 1962 tonight: Benny Goodman, Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson Trio, Miles Davis, Ray Anthony, Duke Ellington, Bob Scobey's Frisco Band, Lennie Tristano & Warne Marsh, Roy Eldridge & Benny Carter, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Billy Taylor Trio, Red Garland, Betty Roché, Barney Bigard with Claude Luter, Luiz Bonfá, and David Benoit.

Jazz After Dark March 29 2022

Jazz from the 1940s, 1960s, and more: Billie Holiday, Erroll Garner, Stan Kenton And His Orchestra, Louis Armstrong & Billie Holiday, Lee Morgan, Gerry Mulligan Quartet with Chet Baker, Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans, Herbie Mann & The Bill Evans Trio, Pete Fountain, Eddie Jefferson, Stan Getz, Pedro Iturralde with Donna Hightower, and Cassandra Wilson.

Jazz After Dark March 22 2022

Mostly 1940s jazz selections tonight: swing, big band, a little bebop and more.

We’ll hear: Mildred Bailey & Red Norvo and His Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Sidney Bechet, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Mary Lou Williams' Girl Stars, and Erroll Garner.

From the 1950s we’ll hear Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Jimmy Scott, Stan Getz with Zoot Sims, Johnny Hodges with Duke Ellington, Sonny Stitt, and Oscar Peterson.

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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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