Jazz

Fridays 10:00 p.m.-midnight

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

WPSU Jazz Archive - August 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on August 10, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick. The broadcast features tracks from Natasha & The Spyboys, Steve Treado, Jay Vonada, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Ben Webster, Joe Pass, Gene Harris/Jack Mcduff, Johnny Hodges & Wild Bill Davis, Oscar Peterson Quartet, Vintage Jazz Band, Frank Wess, Milt Jackson, Willie Nelson/Wynton Marsalis, Eva Cassidy and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - August 3, 2018

Aug 10, 2018
shamieroyston.com

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Takayuki Yagi, Shaun Martin, the Alex Monfort Trio, the Duduka Da Fonseca Trio, Houston Person & Ron Carter, Miki Yamanaka, Spin Cycle, Martin Wind, and Shamie Royston. 

The second hour of the program features jazz classics from the 1950s and 60s as well as more recent releases from Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox featuring Sara Niemietz on vocals, Madeleine Peyroux, Kat Edmonson, g.org, Geoffrey Keezer, Michael Wollny, and Miguel Zenon. 

davidhazeltine.com

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on July 27, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear David Hazeltine, Maria Mulduar, Maynard Ferguson, McCoy Tyner, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone, The Taylor/Grisman Jazz Quartet, and more.

In the second hour, hear Terance Blanchard, Willie Nelson, Red Garland, Wes Montgomery, Rececca DuMaine with The Dave Miller Trio, Sonny Rollins, Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - July 13, 2018

Jul 13, 2018

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on July 13, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin. 

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Geoffrey Keezer, J.D. Allen, John Christensen, The Bernardo Casa Grande Quintet, The Stanley Clarke Band, John Coltrane, and more. 

The second hour of the program features jazz classics from the 1950s and 60s, as well as more recent recordings from Azar Lawrence, Human Motion, Oliver Nelson, Lester Young, The Vince Guaraldi Trio, Twin Danger, Jessica Williams, The Steve Kuhn Trio, and more. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - July 6, 2018

Jul 7, 2018
lloyd-gregory.com

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on July 6, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick. The broadcast features tracks from Keith Jarrett, Emmet Cohen, Lloyd Gregory, Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm, Stephanie Woodford, Claudia Villela, Groove 8, Stanley Jordan, and more.

 

maceoparker.com

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on June 29, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear Lionel Hampton & His Just Jazz All Stars,  Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing with Jane Monheit, Matt Nelson Trio,  Larry Goldings, Maceo Parker and more.

In the second hour, hear Ed Wiley Jr., Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong,  Gerry Mulligan & Paul Desmond, James Moody, Melissa Morgan, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Oscar Peterson, and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - June 15, 2018

Jun 15, 2018
sullivanfortnermusic.com

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on June 15, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin. 

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Paul Grabowsky, Eddie Henderson, Tom Tallitsch, Sullivan Fortner, Chano Dominguez & Javier Colina, Matt Penman, Melody Gardot, Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - June 8, 2018

Jun 8, 2018
daveallenjazz.com

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on June 8, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Anat Cohen, Lionel Hampton, George Shearing Trio, Sarah Vaughn, Johnny Hartman, The Invisible Jug Band, Sonny Rollins, and more.

In the second hour, hear Nina Simone, Count Basie, The Dutch Jazz Orchestra, David Allen, Diana Krall, Janet Grice, Diane Reeves, Jewel, and more. 

branfordmarsalis.com

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on June 1, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen.

In the first hour, hear John Coltrane, Tony Bennett, Tim Warfield, Wes Montgomery, Willie Nelson, Stan Getz & Kenny Barron,  Glen Miller Orchestra feat. Tex Beneke, Duke Ellington Orchestra with Ive Anderson, and BBC Big Band.

In the second hour, hear Brad Mehldau, Branford Marsalis, Christian McBride, Cleo Laine & George Shearing, Geoffrey Keezer & Benny Green, Gerry Mulligan Quartet, John Pizzarelli, Larry Goldings, and Janis Siegel.

WPSU Jazz Archive

May 18, 2018
Art Siegel / Creative Commons

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on May 18, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program features all new jazz releases from Renee Rosnes, the Martti Vesala Soundpost Quintet, the Kari Ikonen Trio, the Florian Pellissier Trio, Elio Villafranca, The Bad Plus, Van Morrison with Joey DeFrancesco, and the Kenny Barron Quintet.

WPSU Jazz Archive - May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
Jo Dickins / dianapanton.com

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on May 11, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick.

In the first hour, hear tracks from Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John Coltraine, The Ralph Moore Quartet, Roy Eldridge with Oscar Peterson, and more.

In the second hour, hear Benny Carter, Royce Campbell, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Bobby Jaspar, Diana Panton, Nina Simone Ruthie Foster Aaron Goldberg and more.

Brian McMillen / Creative Commons

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on May 4, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Art Pepper, Bobby Hutcherson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, J.J. Johnson, The James Moody Quartet, Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington and more. In the second hour, hear Maynard Ferguson,

NewYork Voices, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ray Brown Trio, Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis, Billie Holiday, and more.

 

WPSU Jazz Archive - April 20, 2018

Apr 20, 2018
Marco Tambara / Creative Commons

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on April 20, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin. 

The first hour of the program features all new releases from Paul Grabowsky,  Joey Alexander, Matyas Gayer Trio, Ken Fowser, Marti Vesala Soundpost Quintet, Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints,  Jose James, Squirrel Nut Zippers and more.

In the second hour, it’s classic jazz from SFJAZZ Collective, Rodney Jordan, Dexter Gordon, Conte Candoli & Lou Levy, Till Bronner, Tuck & Patti, Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox,  Brad Mehldau, Chet Baker, and more. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - April 13, 2018

Apr 13, 2018
Catanxaro & Mahdessian / allmusic.com

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on April 13, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick. This week, a show in homage to spring.

In the first part, hear tracks from Red Garland, Anita O’Day, Blossom Dearie, Charlie Byrd Trio, Chet Baker & Art Pepper, Clifford Brown, The Count Basie Orchestra,  John Pizzarelli Trio, Maggie Green, Nat King Cole Trio, Rene Marie, Kenny Drew, Audrey Morris and more.

Greg Petersen

An archive recording of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on April 6, 2018 and hosted by Craig Johnson.  This week, it a recording from the Jazz@ThePalmer series featuring the Penn State Faculty Combo. The concert was recorded on November 16, 2017.

The group’s members include Dave Stambler on saxophone, Claire Tuney on alto saxophone, Dave Jumper on trumpet, Mark Lusk on trombone, Bob Hart on bass,  Mac Hymes on guitar and Marko Marcinko on drums.

janissiegel.com

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on March 30, 2018 and hosted by Greg Petersen. 

In the first hour, hear tracks from Brad Mehldau Trio, Cassandra Wilson, Charles Bubeck, Chet Baker, David Leonhardt Trio, Diana Krall, Tony Bennett, and more.

In the second hour, hear Ray Brown Trio with Kenny Burrell, Earl "Fatha” Hines, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Stan Getz, Herbie Mann & Phil Woods, Janis Siegel, Louis Armstrong, and more.

WPSU Jazz Archive - March 23, 2018

Mar 23, 2018
Stefanie Meynberg / Creative Commons

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz Show as broadcast on March 23, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program features all new releases from Rodney Jordan, Dustin Drews, Keith Jarrett, Spirit Fingers, Bill Frisell, Jose James, Melody Gardot, the Wardrobe Quintet, and the Sylvie Courvoisier Trio.

The second hour of the program features classic jazz from the 1950s and 60s, as well as more recent releases from Clifford Brown, Horace Silver, Wynton Kelly, Kenny Dorham, Scott Hamilton, Melissa Aldana, John Boutte, Twin Danger, and Azar Lawrence. 

 

WPSU Jazz Archive - March 16, 2018

Mar 18, 2018
Mariagrazia Giove / claudiofasoli.com

An archive recording for the WPSU Jazz show as aired on March 16, 2018 and hosted by Rana Glick. This week’s show is dedicated to music from Cuba and other latino music. 

In the first part, hear Michael Camilo, Arturo Sandoval, Pancho Sanchez with Tito Puente, Jamie Viesca, Claudio Fasoli with Jay Clayton, Bobby Sanabria, Tito DeRosa, and more.

In the second hour, hear Astrud Gilberto, The Latin Jazz Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie, Cecilla Dell, and more.  

johnnycosta.com

  

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

In the first hour, hear tracks from Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball Adderley, Christian McBride, Ellis Marsalis, Bill Evans Trio with Stan Getz, and more.  

In the second hour, hear Stan Kenton, Tony Bennett, Paul Desmond & MJQ, Oscar Peterson, Wes Montgomery, Johnny Costa, Norah Jones, Louis Armstrong & The Mills Brothers, and more.

 

Greg Petersen

  

An archived recording of a concert in the Jazz@ThePalmer series recorded in October 2017.  The program is produced and hosted by WPSU’s Craig Johnson.

The concert features the Penn State student ensemble Frames of Reference, featuring Chris O’Brien on trumpet/flugelhorn, Greg Bukovitch on bass, Chris Rosendale on alto sax, Jacob Burnat on tenor sax, Alex Cooper on keyboards, and Ian Willick on drums.  The concert was supported in part by Friends of Palmer Museum and Fred and Judy Sears. 

WPSU Jazz Archive - February 23, 2018

Feb 24, 2018
Yaffa Phillips / Creative Commons

  

An archive edition of the WPSU Jazz show as broadcast on February 23, 2018 and hosted by Greg Halpin.

The first hour of the program featues all new jazz releases from Ken Fowser, Gary Smulyan, Ryan Meagher, Walter Smith III, Rodney Jordan, The Voices of Time, Wardrobe Quintet, the Shinya Fukumori Trio, The Bad Plus, and Roberto Tarenzi, James Cammack & Jorge Rossy. 

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.  

maceoparker.com

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.

 

Greg Petersen

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. 

Womex / Creative Commons

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
Ron Kroon / Creative Commons

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.

Pix Gremlin / Creative Commons

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
John Abbott / roxycross.com

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.

Marc Norberg / vanessarubin.com

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. 

 

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