Excellence in Jazz

Hosted By Gary G. Vercelli, Dennis Newhall, Devan Kortan

The Giants of Mainstream Jazz plus today's most exciting straight-ahead emerging artists with contemporary vocals and spices of Blues and Latin Jazz.

Schedule

Sunday – Friday, 7 p.m – 11 p.m.
Rebroadcast next day on JazzStream, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
on Music Station

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Excellence in Jazz is also heard LIVE on CapRadio JazzStream, offering all the vibrant flavors of jazz, 24 hours a day online!

Upcoming Shows

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, August 19, 2018

August 19, 2018

Great new releases from Greg Fishman, Houston Person & Ron Carter, Mark Winkler & Cheryl Bentyne, Vivian Lee, and Miki Yamanaka! Jazz up your Sunday tonight, starting at 6 p.m.

LATEST SHOW | Friday, August 17, 2018

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, August 17, 2018

On Dee Bell's new album, she explores the music of the brilliant Brazilian composer Ivan Lins. Dee is joined by the Rio-born pianist Marcos Silva. Marcos contributes beautiful arrangements featuring Erik Jekabson on flugelhorn.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, August 16, 2018

Pianist Bill Evans was born on this day in 1929. We'll celebrate tonight with some of his greatest work. We'll also feature Aretha Franklin, who passed away today at age 76.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, August 15, 2018

Oscar Peterson was born on this day in 1925. This great Canadian pianist influenced future generations with a precise classically-influenced attack of the keyboard that was also noteworthy for a soulful, swinging style. We'll celebrate Oscar tonight!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, August 13, 2018

Pianist Mulgrew Miller was born on this day in 1955. Felled by a stroke at age 57, Miller generated many memorable compositions over the course of his short lifespan. Tonight we'll focus on some of his most melodic and lyrical work as a band leader.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 2018