Program Archives

Dominic Walker: Berlin and Bacharach
05/07/18

This week we’ll focus on two composers born this week in history, who have both significantly impacted the Great American Songbook: Irving Berlin, born 130 years ago, and Burt Bacharach who turns...

Whitney James: Red Garland
05/06/18

On the “Other Nine to Five,” Whitney James will kick off a weeklong tribute to piano great, Red Garland. Then on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear a version of “Misty.” The adventure begins...

Mike Cornette: Capital
05/05/18

Tonight, Mike Cornette will visit our nation’s capital with music featuring our focus artist of the week, bassist Percy Heath. Plus we’ll have our new jazz release roundup.  Then later, on the...

Mike Cornette: Dizzy Gillespie
05/04/18

Whether it’s new school or old school, it’s still a school day and Mike Cornette will be at the head of the class on our Jazz Trip@Ten with lessons learned from Dizzy...

05/02/18

On the “Other Nine to Five, Mike Cornette will jump on the New Jersey Turnpike for a visit to Hackensack on the Jazz Trip@Ten with music from organist Richard “Groove...

Steve Splan: Shirley Horn
05/01/18

Tonight Steve Splane head to the “Great City” with music from Shirley Horn on the anniversary of her birth. Plus more music from our focus artist of the week, bassist Percy Heath. Then later, on...

Dominic Walker: Modern Jazz Quartet
04/30/18

This week on All Night Jazz, we’ll focus on bassist Percy Heath. Born in North Carolina on April 30, 1923, Heath was raised in Philadelphia. He came from a very musical family. Heath was an early...

Whitney James: Percy Heath
04/29/18

Tonight on the “Other Nine to Five,” it’s a full moon and on the Jazz Trip@Ten, host Whitney James will fly us there. Plus she’ll kick off a week-long tribute to...

Mike Cornette: Behind Bars
04/28/18

Mike Cornette will go behind bars with jazz tunes about various jails and prisons on the Jazz Trip@Ten, including “Pentonville” with focus artist of the week,...

Mike Cornette: Jazz Postman
04/27/18

On the “Other Nine to Five,” Mike Cornette will be hot on the trail with music from the Jazz Postman, Buck Hill,  on our Jazz Trip@Ten.  Plus more music from our...

Mike Cornette: Go-Go Penguin
04/26/18

Mike Cornette will mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on the Jazz Trip@Ten,  including the song “Reactor” from the group Go-Go Penguin. Plus more...

Mike Cornette: Jimmy Smith
04/25/18

Tonight Mike Cornette will feast at the “Chicken Shack” on the anniversary of Jimmy Smith’s classic recording. Plus more music from our focus artist of the week, tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin...

Steve Splane: Expedition to India
04/24/18

On the “Other Nine to Five,” Steve Splane join an expedition to India, on the Jazz Trip@Ten including “Punjab” from tenor great Joe Henderson, recorded on this day in...

Dominic Walker: “The Cat”
04/23/18

This week we’ll focus on saxophonist Johnny Griffin who would have been 90 this week. Born in Chicago on April 24, 1928, Griffin, known as the Little Giant, was a pioneering proponent of the hard-...

Whitney James: Saxophonist Johnny Griffin
04/22/18

Host Whitney James will breeze into the windy city of Chicago as we kick off a week-long tribute to tenor saxophone great, Johnny Griffin. Then on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear a version of “...

Mike Cornette: Trumpeter Lee Morgan
04/21/18

On the “Other Nine to Five, it’s not a mirage: Mike Cornette returns with a trek through the desert on our Jazz Trip@Ten highlighted by “Desert Moonlight” from...

04/20/18

Tonight on the “Other Nine to Five,” Whitney James will journey to “Dakar” on our Jazz Trip@Ten with music recorded by John Coltrane on this day in jazz history. Plus...

Steve Splane: “Bright Mississippi"
04/19/18

 Steve Splane will motor the river the Jazz Trip@Ten,  including “Bright Mississippi" from Thelonious Monk. Plus more music from our focus artist of the week, drummer...

Dominic Walker: "Warped Cowboy”
04/18/18

Tonight on the “Other Nine to Five, our “Warped Cowboy” Dominic Walker will ride out west on the Jazz Trip@Ten, with music featuring our focus artist of the week,...

Steve Splane: Jack Wilkins’ “Mountain Watercolors”
04/17/18

Tonight grab your pitons as Steve Splane climbs the peaks with music from USF Director of Jazz Studies, Jack Wilkins’ “Mountain Watercolors.” Plus, more music from our focus artist of the week,...

Dominic Walker: Chet Baker
04/16/18

This week we’ll focus on drummer Danny Gottlieb. Born on April 18, 1953, Gottlieb studied at the University of Miami alongside guitarist Pat Metheny who later invited him to join his...

Dominic Walker: Miles Davis
04/14/18

Dominic Walker will wrap up a weeklong tribute to trombonist Steve Davis and take us up the river on our Jazz Trip@Ten. Plus we’ll have our new jazz release roundup...

Whitney James: Greenwich Village
04/13/18

On the “Other Nine to Five,” Whitney James will tour Greenwich Village on our Jazz Trip@Ten. Plus more music from our focus artist of the week, trombonist Steve Davis...

Steve Splane: Saxophonist Joe Henderson
04/10/18

Tonight on the “Other Nine to Five,” grab your Steve Splane will be “In ‘n’ Out” on the Jazz Trip@Ten with music recorded on this day in jazz history from saxophone...

Dominic Walker: Chick Corea
04/09/18

This week on All Night Jazz, we’ll focus on trombonist Steve Davis. Born on April 14, 1967, Davis studied under saxophone legend Jackie McLean at the University of Hartford and it was McLean who...