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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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Karrin Allyson
Karrin Allyson
Sunday, August 24 at 9:00 pm

Singer Karrin Allyson always goes to the emotive heart of a song. She appears in Stonington next Friday. Tonight we'll hear some of her distinctive sound.

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Jazz Tonight Archived Programs
Jimmy Scott
Jimmy Scott
Sunday, August 17 at 9:00 pm

The late singer Jimmy Scott's career was uneven, but in his later years he received some long overdue recognition for his unique style. Hear highlights from his career.

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Hidden Jazz Gems
A record turntable
Sunday, August 10 at 9:00 pm

Hear some recent releases and acquisitions, along with some under-appreciated treasures which have been lurking right underneath our nose, or should we say ears?

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Horace Silver
Horace Silver
Sunday, August 3 at 9:00 pm

Horace Silver passed away in June, but not without having made the world a better place with his soulfully joyously blue sound.

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Mes Amis, Recorded in MPBN's Bangor Studio
Mes Amis
Sunday, July 27 at 9:00 pm

Mes Amis, a Maine-based trio which brings its own stamp to "Gypsy swing," is heard in a vibrant Bangor studio performance.

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Horace Parlan and Friends
Pianist-composer Horace Parlan
Sunday, July 20 at 9:00 pm

Pianist Horace Parlan is heard in early 60s sessions on Blue Note, with stalwarts Stanley and Tommy Turrentine, Grant Green, Booker Irvin and others.

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