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Jazz has long been synonymous with the radio stations of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, and the tradition continues every Sunday night with host Rich Tozier. Music from the legends, the up-and-comers and even the occasional live in-studio performance are all featured for three hours every Sunday beginning at 9:00 pm.

Email Rich Tozier to attend live showWhen these live performances occur at MPBN's Bangor studio, a limited number of free tickets are usually available. To attend, contact host Rich Tozier at rtozier@mpbn.net or leave word at (207) 404-5128. For directions to MPBN's Bangor facility, click here.

Due to national copyright agreements, audio on-demand and the corresponding playlist for the program cannot be posted at the same time. Playlists are available after the Jazz Tonight on-demand audio has been removed.

 

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Year-end Revist of 2014
Holiday Jazz
Sunday, December 28 at 9:00 pm

Highlights from some of the sounds heard on Jazz Tonight during the past year on MPBN Radio.

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Jazz Tonight Archived Programs
Mildred Bailey
Sunday, December 14 at 9:00 pm

Singer Mildred Bailey is featured, as well as some music for the season.

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Coltrane in Stockholm, 1961
Coltrane in Stockholm, 1961 album cover
Sunday, December 7 at 9:00 pm

Saxophonist John Coltrane's quintet, with reedman Eric Dolphy, made history in an exciting concert in that Swedish city. Revisit live music at its best.

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The Cookers
The Cookers Time And Time Again album cover.jpg
Sunday, November 30 at 9:00 pm

The latest edition of The Cookers, directed by trumpeter-composer David Weiss, could be described as an all-star band, especially with saxophonists Billy Harper and Donald Harrison, trumpeter Eddie Henderson, pianist George Cables, bassist Cecil McBee and drummer Billy Hart. Their latest outing, Time and Time Again, lives up to the group's name.

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Tom Luther Quintet in the Bangor Studio
Tom Luther Quintet
Sunday, November 23 at 9:00 pm

Composer-pianist Tom Luther of Belfast will be heard with his quintet in a performance from the Bangor studio.

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(2:54:27)

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David Hazeltine
David Hazeltine's For All We Know album cover
Sunday, November 16 at 9:00 pm

Pianist David Hazeltine is emerging as an artist to be considered in his own right. His latest, For All We Know, in collaboration with tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake, will be featured.

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(2:54:31)

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