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Sunday Nights at 9:00 pm to Midnight
Only On The Radio Stations of MPBN

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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Singer Betty Carter
Singer Betty Carter
Sunday, April 20 at 9:00 pm

Music from Singer Betty Carter's later Verve sessions are featured.

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Jazz Tonight Archived Programs
Mongorama
Jose Rizo's Mongorama.
Sunday, April 13 at 9:00 pm

Music from Jose Rizo's Mongorama, a group which takes its inspiration from the Latin Jazz of the late Mongo Santamaria.

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(2:54:32)

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Art Blakey
Art Blakey
Sunday, April 6 at 9:00 pm

Drummer Art Blakey's music swung and swung hard. On this program, hear highlights of his long and illustrious career as a leader and sideman.

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(2:54:34)

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Billie Holiday
Billie Holliday
Sunday, March 30 at 9:00 pm

Billie Holiday didn't just sing songs, she lived them. You will hear her bringing her life to her music.

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(2:54:33)

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Jimmy Heath - Saxophonist/Composer
Jimmie Heath
Sunday, March 23 at 9:00 pm

Veteran saxophonist/composer Jimmy Heath's big band is heard in a live performance CD from New York's Blue Note. Trumpeter Roy Hargrove guests.

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(2:54:43)

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Randy Sandke - Trumpeter
Randy Sandke
Sunday, March 16 at 9:00 pm

Trumpeter Randy Sandke is a versatile player, composer and arranger whose work should be more widely known. You will become a bit more familiar with him during this program.

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(2:43:42)

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