Jazz After Dark Archives

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Jazz After Dark, Dec. 19, 2023

Seasonal music tonight: Toms Mucenieks with his minor key version of Silent Night Sad Christmas. Then Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington live on Ed Sullivan in December 1961, Paul Desmond Quartet with Jim Hall, Ella Fitzgerald, Vince Guaraldi Trio and Vince Guaraldi in a live performance, Art Pepper, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Cyrus Chestnut, Dave Brubeck, Pharoah Sanders & William Henderson, Al Di Meola, and Enrico Pieranunzi. Then we’ll take it out with Mahalia Jackson’s rendition of "Silent Night."

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 28, 2023

Jazz classics tonight. We’ll hear from Art Tatum, Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller. Big Band by Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Lionel Hampton, and Artie Shaw, and Sidney Bechet. Vocals by Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Horace Silver Quintet with Bill Henderson. Dave Brubeck’s Take Five, and then Lena Horne, and Mose Allison.

Jazz After Dark, Nov. 21, 2023

Swing and more tonight: Benny Goodman & His Orchestra, Count Basie, Chick Webb (featuring Ella Fitzgerald), Frank Sinatra with Harry James and his Orchestra, Artie Shaw & His Orchestra, The Mills Brothers, Mel Tormé, Rosemary Clooney and Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Johnny Hodges, Anita O'Day, Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Cassandra Wilson.

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