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, 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.

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 29, 2022

We have some signature songs by great jazz performers tonight:

  • Original Jelly Roll Blues/Jelly Roll Morton
  • Potato Head Blues/Louis Armstrong and His Hot 7
  • Begin the Beguine/Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
  • Stompin' At the Savoy/Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
  • One O'Clock Jump/Count Basie
  • Round Midnight/Thelonious Monk Quintet
  • Body And Soul/Coleman Hawkins
  • Duke's Place/Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington
  • Take The ''A'' Train/Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
  • Take Five/Dave Brubeck
  • My Favorite Things (Single Version)/John Coltrane
  • One for my baby/Frank Sinatra
  • Steppin' Out With My Baby/Tony Bennett
  • So What/Miles Davis

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 15, 2022

Toe-tapping jazz tonight: Ken "Snakehips" Johnson, Gene Krupa, Stuff Smith, Ben Webster & Johnny Hodges, Sergio Mendes, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Hodges & Septet, Billy Taylor, Duke Ellington, Boots Randolph, Mongo Santamaria, New Orleans' Own The Dukes of Dixieland, Louise Tobin with Peanuts Hucko, Zoot Sims, and Dal Richards & His Orchestra.

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 8, 2022

We're commemorating  jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis and record producer Creed Taylor tonight.

We’ll hear Ramsey Lewis from the '60s and '70s and then in a duet with Nancy Wilson. From Creed Taylor’s CTI label, we’ll hear George Benson, Johnny Hammond, Hubert Laws, Chet Baker with Paul Desmond and Bob James, Grover Washington, Jr., and Ron Carter.

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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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