Jazz

Fridays 10pm-midnight

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

Greg Petersen

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on February 5, 2016, produced and hosted by Craig Johnson. The recording features a Jazz@ThePalmer recording of the Dan Yoder Quartet, as performed in August 2015. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - Jan. 29, 2016

Jan 30, 2016
Steve Mynett / frankwess.org

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on January 29, 2016 and hosted by Rana Glick.

In the first hour, hear music from Eartha Kitt, René Marie, Frank Wess, Ben Webster, Buddy Rich, LeRoy Jones, Bill Evans, Ann Hampton Callaway, and more. In the second hour, hear Billy Taylor, Natalie Cole with Nat King Cole, Bobby Short, Canonball Adderley, Carmen McRae, and more. 

ellismarsalis.com

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on Friday, January 22, 2016 and hosted by Greg Petersen.

 In the first hour, hear performances by Abbey Lincoln, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Billie Holiday, Brad Mehldau Trio, Cassandra Wilson, The Earl Klugh Trio, Gerry Mulligan, John Pizzarelli, and Tony Bennett. In the second hour, hear Terence Blanchard, Ellis Marsalis, Ernestine Anderson, Al Grey, Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Ray Brown Trio, Melissa Morgan, and Stan Getz with Charlie Byrd. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - Jan. 8, 2016

Jan 11, 2016
Robbie Mendelson

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on January 8, 2016 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

In the first hour of the program, it’s all new and recent releases from the Christian McBride Trio, Vincent Herring, Enrico Pieranunzi, the Luca Nostro Quintet, the Charles McPherson Quartet, Rudresh Mahanthappa, David Gilmore, and Barney McCall. 

teriroiger.com

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on January 1, 2016, produced and hosted by Craig Johnson. The recording features a Jazz@ThePalmer recording of the Teri Roiger Trio, as performed in July 2015. 

Vernon Hyde / Creative Commons

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on December 18, 2015 and hosted by Rana Glick.

In the first hour, hear music from The Ahmad Jamal Trio, Aaron Goldberg, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Allen Toussaint, The Allan Dean Quartet, The Beatles, and more.

In hour two, hear Barney Kessel, Benny Carter, Ben Webster, Bettye LaVette, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Carmen McRae, and more.
 

Jyh-Lurn Chang / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on December 11, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen. This week’s show is an all holiday jazz show.

In the first hour, hear The Vince Guaraldi Trio, Ella Fitzgerald,  Dave Grusin, The Ray Brown Trio with Nancy King,  Joe Pass,  Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, The Manhattan Transfer with Tony Bennett, Harry Connick Jr.,  Marcus Roberts,  Nancy Wilson,  and Diana Krall.

WPSU Jazz Archive - Nov. 27, 2015

Nov 28, 2015
SAS Scandinavian Airlines / Public Domain

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on Nov. 27, 2015 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program features new jazz releases from the Christian McBride Trio, the Geof Bradfield Quintet, Kenny Wheeler & John Taylor, Tomeka Reid, Brad Mehldau, Ralph Alessi, Kris Davis & Steve Davis, The Charles Owens Trio, and Sam Sadigursky.

National Archives

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on November 20, 2015.  The two-hour program, hosted by Rana Glick, features music recorded in France from 1947 to 1965 in tribute to the people of France in memory of those who died in the horrific attacks in Paris.
 

Glade Bilby II / allentoussaint.com

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on November 13, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen. Included in this week’s show is a salute to New Orleans jazz great Allen Toussaint who passed away this week at the age of 77.

In the first hour hear Buck Clayton, Michael Buble & Nelly Furtado, Allen Toussaint, Alvin Batiste, Ann Hampton Callaway, Art Pepper and Billie Holiday.

WPSU/Greg Petersen

An archive recording of a Jazz@ThePalmer concert as aired on November 6, 2015, and recorded in July 2014 in partnership will Jazz PA.  

The concert features The Pittsburgh Trombone Project, featuring Kevin McManus and Mark Snyder on trombone, Bob Insko on bass and Tom Blovier on piano.

WPSU Jazz Archive - Oct. 30, 2015

Nov 2, 2015
Brian Callahan / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show as aired on October 30, 2015 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

It's all new jazz releases in the first hour of the program. You’ll hear music by the Charles McPherson Quartet, the Christian McBride Trio, Enrico Pieranunzi, Scott Hamilton & Jeff Hamilton Trio, Houston Person, Cecile McLorin Salvent, Sullivan Fortner, Kendrick Scott Oracle.

WPSU Jazz Archive - Oct. 23, 2015

Oct 24, 2015
William P. Gottlieb Collection / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on October 23, 2015, hosted by Rana Glick.

In hour one, hear Johnny Mandel, Illinois Jacquet, David Fathead Newman, Phil Woods, Cassandra Wilson, Ella & Joe Pass, and The Mihaly Drench Orchestra.

In the second hour, hear Sonny Rollins & John Coltrane, Silje Nergard, Chet Baker & Bobby Jaspar, Bobby Darin, Ruth Cameron, Chick Corea & Gary Burton and more.

Publicity Photo

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on October 16, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen.

In the first hour hear performances by the USAF Airman of Note,  Abbey Lincoln & Hank Jones. Al Grey, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. Cheryl Bentyne, Christian McBride, Cleo Laine and more.

In the second hour, hear Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond, Kristen Gustafson, Louis Armstrong with Velma Middelton, Milt Jackson with Joe Williams, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown Trio, the USAF Airman of Note, and Wes Montgomery.

WPSU Jazz Archive - October 2, 2015

Oct 3, 2015
Tom Beetz / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on October 2, 201 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

It's all new jazz releases in the first hour of the program. You’ll hear music by the Christian McBride Trio, Caili O'Doherty, Perez Pattitucci Blade, Carlos Henriquez, Bob James with Nathan East, Tomeka Reid, George Cables, Antonio Sanchez, Joe Lovano & John Pattitucci.

JBreeschoten / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on September 25, 2015, hosted by Rana Glick.

In the first hour, hear Diana Krall, Al Di Meola, Anat Cohen, Esperanza Spalding, Barney Kessel, Lizz Wright, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, and more.

In the second hour, hear Frank Sinatra & Charles Aznavour, Frank Sinatra & Liza Minelli, Diana Krall with Elvis Costello and Willie Nelson, Chico Freeman, Marian McPartland, Oliver Nelson, David Grohl & Norah Jones, The Dan Yoder Quartet and more.

Hreinn Gudlaugsson / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on September 18, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen.  This week, a special edition featuring jazz singers.

In the first hour, hear Donna Byrne,  Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Helen Merill with Stan Getz, Freddy Cole, Janis Siegel, Kristin Korb, Fred Astaire, and Patricia Barbara.

In the second hour, hear The Tierney Sutton Band, Tony Bennett, Shirley Horn, Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, Melissa Morgan, Maria Muldaur, Harry Connick Jr., Ernestine Anderson, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, and Diana Krall.

WPSU Jazz Archive - Sept. 4, 2015

Sep 5, 2015
Herbert Behrens / Anefo / National Archives

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz show as aired on Sept. 4, 2015 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

In the first hour,  hear music from Antonio Hart, Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus, Tore Brunborg, the Christian McBride Trio, Nicholas Payton, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbcue Swingers, featuring Nayo Jones on vocals, and Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox with Ariana Salvalas on vocals.

In the second hour, hear Lee Morgan, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Steve Grossman, the Vijay Iyer Trio, Clifford Brown, and the Jacques Loussier Trio.

ataelw / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on August 28, 2015, hosted by Rana Glick.

The program features recording by Pillars Of West,  Eddie Jefferson, Roy Hargrove and JJ Johnson, Herbie Mann and Phil Woods, the Oscar Peterson Trio, Dizzy Gillespie, Nina Simone, The Hal Mooney Orchestra, Buddy Rich, Ernestine Anderson, Horace Silver and more.

Nathan Callahan / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on August 21, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen.  

In the first hour, hear tracks from Art Pepper, Billie Holiday, The Bill Evans Trio with Stan Getz, The Brad Mehldau Trio, Dianne Reeves, Count Basie, and Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong.

In the second hour, hear Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond, Jane Monheit, The Kenny Barron Trio, Lionel Hampton, Tony DeSare, Eddie Daniels, The David Murray Quartet, and Shirley Horn.

WPSU Jazz Archive - August 7, 2015

Aug 8, 2015
Morecowbell99 / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz show as aired on August 7, 2015, hosted by Greg Halpin.

In the first hour, hear new releases by Paul Grabowsky, Jeb Patton, Caili O’Doherty, George Cables, Kenny Werner, Will Herrington, Terell Stafford, Kermit Ruffins & the Barb-cue Swingers, featuring Nayo Jones, and Harold Mabern.

In the second hour, hear jazz classics from Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Steve Grossman, Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden, The World Saxophone Quartet, Joe Williams, and The Branford Marsalis Quartet.

WPSU Jazz Archive - July 31, 2015

Aug 7, 2015
Hans Bernhard (Schnobby) / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on July 31, 2015, hosted by Rana Glick.

In the first hour, hear performances by  JohnBoutte, Pillars Of West, Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Blakey, Abbey Lincoln, Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, Benny Goodman, and more.

In the second hour, hear Mulgrew Miller, Ralph Moore, Rene Marie, Lizz Wright, Freddy Cole, Lisa Hilton, Deborah Brown, Stan Getz and more.
 

WPSU Jazz Archive - July 10, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
Eric Delmar / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on July 10, 2015 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

WPSU Jazz Archive - July 3, 2015

Jul 4, 2015
Phil Konstantin / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on July 3, 2015 and hosted by Rana Glick.

Tracks by artists scheduled to appear at the JazzPA festival July 23 - 25, 2015 in State College and Bellefonte. The show includes performances by Richie Havens, Ron Carter, Sheila Jordan, Gene Bertoncini  Catherine Dupuis, Phil Woods, Russ Kassoff, Dennis Mackrel and more.

Geert Vandepoele / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz show as aired on June 12, 2015, hosted by Greg Halpin.

It’s all new Jazz releases in the first hour of the program. We’ll hear music from Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus, Sal Mosca, Luis Perdomo, 11 year-old pianist Joey Alexander, Robert Glasper, Melody Gardot, Harold Mabern featuring Norah Jones on vocals, The Hot Sardines, Kyle Eastwood, and The Franz von Chossy Trio.

Urko Dorronsoro / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on June 5, 2015, hosted by Rana Glick.

The show includes performances from the State College High School Jazz Band, Charlie Parker, Rene Marie, The Drifters, B. B. King, Diane Schuur, John Coltrane, Yusef Latif, Oliver Nelson, Regina Carter, Jackie Terrasson, The Heath Brothers, Norah Jones, Ben Webster, and more.
 

Allan Warren / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on May 29, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen.  

The first hour features tracks from The Dave Brubeck Trio & Gerry Mulligan, Diane Schuur, The Earl Klugh Trio. Ellis Marsalis, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett,  Herbie Mann & Phil Woods, Kenny Burrell, and The David Leonhardt Trio.

Tom Marcello Webster / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz show as aired on May 15, 2015, hosted by Greg Halpin.

In the first hour of the program, hear new releases from Jovan Alexandre, Grant Stewart, GoGo Penquin, Glenn Zaleski, Twin Danger, Kermit Ruffins, and 11-year-old pianist Joey Alexander.

In the second hour, hear jazz classics from the 50s and 60s as well some more recent recordings from Herbie Hancock, Ahmad Jamal, Charles Mingus, g.org, Eric Reed, Hugh Masekela and more.

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An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on May 1, 2015, hosted by Greg Petersen.  

The first hour features tracks from Lionel Hampton and His Just Jazz All-Stars, Cassandra Wilson, Dave Brubeck Quartet Tim Warfield, Ella Fitzgerald, Ryan Kisor, Ron Affif Trio, Norah Jones, and Ray Brown Trio

In the second hour, hear performances by Herbie Hancock, Frank Sinatra with Count Basie & His Orchestra, Brad Mehldau Trio, Bill Evan Trio, Maria Muldaur, Miles Davis, Kenny Barron, Louis Armstrong with Velma Middleton, Ray Brown and Diana Krall.

WPSU Jazz Archive - April 17, 2015

Apr 20, 2015
Jimmy Baikovicius / Creative Commons

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz Show broadcast on April 17, 2015, hosted by Greg Halpin.

The show features new releases with performance by Paul Grabowsky, Harold Mabern, The Hot Sardines, Twin Danger, Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox, Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio, Gil Evans Project, Frank Catalano & Jimmy Chamberlain, Vijay Iyer Trio, and Omer Avital.

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