Jazz

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Join local hosts Greg Halpin, Rana Glick, Andrew Belmonte, and Greg Petersen each week for classic, mainstream, old, and new jazz.

WPSU Jazz Archive - February 16, 2018

Feb 17, 2018
William P. Gottlieb / United States Library of Congress

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on February 16, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick. 

In the first part, hear Lionel Hampton, J.J. Johnson, Charlie Hayden, Erroll Gardner Joe Pass, Chico Freeman, Nat King Cole, John Coltrane, and more.

In hour two, hear Harry Connick Jr., Houston Perason, Bud Powell, Ben Webster, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Art Pepper, Tony Bennett, and more.  

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on February 9, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Art Pepper and Duke Jordan, Billie Holiday. Carla Bley & Steve Swallow, Cassandra Wilson, Count Basie,  Dave Brubeck & Joshua Redman, and more.

In the second hour, hear The BBC Big Band, Ellis Marsalis, Jane Monheit, John Pisano and Ron Affif, McCoy Tyner with Claudio Roditi, Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, Maceo Parker, and more.

 

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An archived recording of a concert in the Jazz@ThePalmer series recorded in September 2017.  The concert features the Arthur Goldstein Quartet, featuring Arthur Goldstein on keyboard and vocals, Kevin Lowe on drums, Steve Bowman on saxophone, and Jim Robinson on bass. The concert is supported in part by the Friends of the Palmer Museum and Fred and Judy Sears.  

Performances include “Falling Grace,” “ Perry’s Scope,” “Dreamboat Relaunch,” “Perhaps,” “Ida Lupino,” “First Things,” “Boliva,” “Sometime Ago,” and a medley of Thelonious Monk compositions. 

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on January 26, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin.  

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Rodney Jordan, Roberto Tarenzi, the Eliot Zigmund Quartet, John Surman, the Bob Stenson Trio, Siril Malmedal Hauge & Jacob Young, New Faces, the Oddgeir Berg Trio, and Jason Marsalis and the 21st Century Trad Band.

WPSU Jazz Archive - January 19, 2018

Jan 20, 2018
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An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on January 20, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick. The show is dedicated to the “Me Too” movement. 

In the first part, hear Tina Turner, Dave Henry Trio, Abbey Lincoln, Betty Carter, Bettye LaVette, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Liz Wright, and more.

In the second part, hear Diana Krall, Madeleine Peyroux, Anat Cohen, Carmen McRae, Annie Ross, Sarah Vaughn, Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto, Cassandra Wilson, Dee Dee Bridgewater and more.

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on January 12, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Dexter Gordon, Ella Fitzgerald, Geoffrey Keezer & Kenny Barron, Herbie Hancock, Jeremy Davenport, and more.

In hour two, hear George Shearing, J.J. Johnson, Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, Michael Becker, Milt Jackson, Teri Rogier,  Wynton Marsalis, and more.

Jazz@ThePalmer - January 5, 2018

Jan 5, 2018
Greg Petersen / WPSU

An archived recording of a concert in the Jazz@ThePalmer series recorded in August 2017.  The concert features the Rick Hirsch Quarter with Hirsch on saxophone, Steve Rudolph on keyboard, and Bob Hart on bass and Kevin Lowe on drums.

Original compositions will be showcased as well covers of songs by Thelonious Monk and Ella Fitzgerald including “Nutty,” “Blue Monk,” “‘Round Midnight,” “Monk’s Dream,” “Friday the 13th,” “Well You Needn’t” “Perdido,” “Stompin’ At the Savoy,” “You Don’t Know What Love Is,” “The Nearness of You,” “How High the Moon,” “Lover Man,” and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - December 29, 2017

Dec 29, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on December 29, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin.  The show features some of the best jazz from 2017.

The first hour includes tracks from Kris Funn, Sarah McKenzie, Ken Fowser, Nate Lee, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Art Hirahara, Curtis Stigers & The Danish Radio Big Band  The Mark Juliana Jazz Quartet, The Eva Kess Group and more.

In the second hour hear Roxy Cross, Stantwan Kendrick, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Christian Sands, The Tim Allhoff Trio, Josh Lawrence, Yusuke Kono Piano Trio, and more.

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on December 15, 2017 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

It’s a holiday edition and in the first hour, hear tracks from The Gene Ammons All Stars, Chris Botti, Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan, James Taylor & Natalie Cole, Ray Brown, Monty Alexander & Russell Malone, The Vince Guarldi Trio, Jacques Loussier Trio, and more.

In the second hour, hear Kevin Eubanks, Diana Krall, The North Starr Jazz Ensemble, Harry Connick Jr., Wynton Marsalis, Vanessa Rubin, Taylor/Grisman Quartet, Trombone Shorty, and more. 

 

WPSU Jazz Archive - December 8, 2017

Dec 9, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on December 8, 2017 and hosted by Dan Balton. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Nina Simone, Grant Green, Etta James, Dave Brubeck Quintet, John Coltrane, Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, and more.

In the second part, hear Lou Donaldson, Miles Davis, The Count Basie Orchestra with The New York Voices, The Vince Guraldi Trio, Natalie Cole, and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - December 1, 2017

Dec 2, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on December 1, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program features all new jazz release from The Marcus Roberts Trio,  Edward Simon with Scott Collee and Brian Blade, Harold Danko, Michel Camilo, and more.

In the second hour, it’s jazz classics from the 50’s and 60’s and some holiday jazz including tracks from Billy Martin’s Wicked Knee, Kenny Durham, Ritchie Cole, John Coltrane, The Vince Guaraldi Trio, Brad Mehldau and more. 

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An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on November 24, 2017 and hosted by Rana Glick. This edition is dedicated to the late Fats Domino.

In the first part, hear Muddy Waters, John Boulet, Hugh Laurie, Fats Waller, Taj Mahall, Big Momma Thorton, Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Marva Wright, and more.

In the second part, hear Professor Longhair, Robert Cray, Roosevelt Sykes, Smokey Greenwell & The Blues Gnus, and more. 

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on November 17, 2017 and hosted by Greg Petersen.

It’s a all vocal edition this week and in the first hour, hear tracks from Abbey Lincoln & Hank Jones, Anita O’Day, Cassandra Wilson, Tony DeSare, The Tierney Sutton Band, Susie Thorne, New York Voices, Melissa Morgan and more.  

WPSU Jazz Archive - November 10, 2017

Nov 10, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on November 10, 2017 and hosted by Dan Balton featuring a musical tribute ro the Big Apple, New York City.  

In the first hour, hear tracks from John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Matt Ray, Bobbi Humphrey, Nina Simone, Grover Washington, Count Basie, and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - November 3, 2017

Nov 4, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on November 3, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin. 

The first hour of the program features all new jazz release from Harold Mabern, the Bill Charlap Trio, Sadao Watanabe, the Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, Phil Schurger, Kermit Ruffins & Irvin Mayfield, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - October 27, 2017

Oct 28, 2017
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An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on October 27, 2017 and hosted by Rana Glick. 

In the first part, hear Nancy Reed & Spencer Reed, Charles Mingus, Cassandra Wilson, Count Basie, Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk, Dexter Gordon and more.

In part two, hear Charles Mingus, Kenny Barron, Pitchphase, Angelina Jordan, Billie Holiday, Nancy Reed, Clifford Brown, Benny Carter, Art Tatum, John Coltrane, and more.  

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on October 20, 2017 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Lionel Hampton & His Just Jazz All Stars, Branford Marsalis, Joe Pass & John Pisano, Keith Jarrett, Patricia Barber and more.

In hour two, hear Miles Davis, Jimmy McGriff, Manhattan Jazz Quintet, Betty Carter, Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - October 13, 2017

Oct 14, 2017

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on October 13, 2017 and hosted by Dan Balton. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Jimmy McGriff, Zoot Sims, Ronnie Foster, David McCallum, Grover Washington Jr., Jack Wilkins, Herbie Hancock, Lou Donaldson, and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - October 6, 2017

Oct 7, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on October 6, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin. 

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Paul Grabowsky, Fred Nardin Trio, Wiebke Schroder Trio, Danny Grissett, Nate Lee,  Bill Charlap Trio, Steve Smith & Vital Information NYC Edition, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis and more.

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An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on September 29, 2017 and hosted by Rana Glick. 

In part one, hear tracks from Jimmy Rushing, Jon Hendricks, Melba Liston and Her 'Bones, Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen McRae, Lester Young, Dr. John, and more.  

In the second hour hear Chet Baker & Art Pepper, Duke Ellington, Anat Cohen, Roger Williams, and more. 

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on September 22, 2017 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Dexter Gordon, Dianne Reeves, Ed Wiley Jr., Frank Sinatra, George Coleman Quartet, Herbie Mann & Phil Woods, Kitty Margolis and more.

In the second hour, hear Stan Getz, Tierney Sutton, Brad Mehldau, Louis Armstrong, Matt Nelson Trio, Red Garland, Slide Hampton & The World of Trombones, Joe Pass Quartet and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - September 8, 2017

Sep 11, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on September 8, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin. 

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Paul Grabowsky, Champian Fulton & Scott Hamilton, Yusuke Kono Piano Trio, Adam Baldych, Ralph Bowen, Stanton Moore, Bruce Harris, and more.

In the second hour, hear tracks from Don Was, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Donald Byrd, Eric Reed, Scott Bradlee and Postmodern Jukebox, Dr. John & Bonnie Raitt, and more. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - September 1, 2017

Sep 4, 2017
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An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on September 1, 2017 and hosted by Rana Glick. 

In part one, hear tracks from Carl Allen and Manhattan Projects, Vanessa Rubin, Carmen McRae, Vi Redd,  Topsy Chapman and The Pro’s, Tony Bennett & k.d. lang, DJ Joseph, Teddy Wilson, and more.

In the second hour, hear John Pizzarelli, Dee Daniels, Kurt Elling, Mose Allison, Oscar Pettiford, Ralph Moore, Jazzanova, Peggy Lee, and more.

 

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on August 25, 2017 and hosted by Greg Petersen.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Red Garland, Rebecca DuMaine, Ron Affif Trio, Maynard Freguson, Anita O’Day, Art Pepper, Billie Holiday and more.  

In the second hour hear Carla Bley & Steve Swallow, Cassandra Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, George Coleman Quartet, Ann Hampton Callaway, David Murray, Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington and more. 

 

WPSU Jazz Archive - August 18, 2017

Aug 19, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on August 18, 2017 and hosted by Dan Balton. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Mose Allison, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra, Frankie Trumbauer, Annie Ross, Frank Sinatra, Dianne Reeves, Blossom Dearie, Chet Baker, Nat King Cole, Bobby McFerrin, Ray Charles, and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - August 11, 2017

Aug 11, 2017
Hreinn Gudlaugsson / Creative Commons

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on August 11, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Ralph Bowen, the Massimo Farao Afro Cuban Piano Quartet, Ambrose Akinmusire, Cyrus Chestnut, Scott Colley, Michael Kanan, Greg Ruggiero & Neal Miner, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Christian Sands, and Eri Yamamoto.

WPSU Jazz Archive - August 4, 2017

Aug 5, 2017
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An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on August 4, 2017 and hosted by Rana Glick. 

In part one, hear tracks from Claude Bolling, Angélique Kidjo & Amadou Et Mariam, Aisha Duo, Michel Camilo, Herbie Hancock & Joni Mitchell, Joe Lavano & Dave Liebman & Michael Brecker, McCoy Tyner, and more.

In the second hour, hear Archie Shepp & Dus, Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan, Buddy Tate, Joe Williams & Count Basie, Betty Carter, Miles Davis, and more.

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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on July 28, 2017 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear tracks by. Dave Brubeck Trio & Jerry Mulligan, Ellis Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr., Jerry Gonzalez, Kristin Korb. Lionel Hampton & The Golden Men of Jazz and more.

In the second hour, hear Oscar Peterson, Roy Hargrove, & Ralph Moore, Rick Hirsch's Big Ol’ Band, Patricia Barber, Paul Desmond, Ray Brown, Rhiannon Giddens & The Silk Road Ensemble, Robert MacGregor, Louis Armstrong and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - July 21, 2017

Jul 22, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on July 21, 2017 and hosted by WPSU's newest jazz show host Dan Balton.  

In the first hour, hear tracks from Lee Wiley, Annie Ross, Kenny Barron, John Coltrane, Bobbi Humphrey, Nat "King” Cole,  George Benson, Jon Batiste & The Stay Human Band, Kamasi Washington and more.

WPSU Jazz Show - July 14, 2017

Jul 16, 2017
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An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on July 14, 2017 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from George Colligan, Kris Funn, Charlie Rueda and the Jazzmorgans, Sigurdur Flosason & the Lars Jansson Trio, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Art Pepper, Hudson, and Bob Lark with the Phil Woods Quintet. 

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