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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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Craig Brann Recorded Live in Bangor
Guitarist Craig Brann
Sunday, August 2 at 9:00 pm

Guitarist Craig Brann is heard in a recent performance in the Bangor studio with his quartet. Brann & company perform original compositions and bring fresh life to standards. He's joined by solid players: alto saxophonist Nick Kozak, bassist Nick Morrison and drummer Steve Grover.

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Jazz Tonight Archived Programs
Lennie Tristano
Sunday, July 26 at 9:00 pm
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Maine Jazz Musicians
UMA Jazz Band Live
Sunday, July 19 at 9:00 pm

Recordings by this state's great jazz musicians, past and present, will be featured on this program.

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J-A Double Z
George Stevens Academy logo
Sunday, July 12 at 9:00 pm

This year's award-winning combo from George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill is called J-A double Z. Directed by Steve Orlofsky, the group lived up to its name in the Bangor studio recently and you'll hear the results on this show.

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The PigBee Trio
PigBee
Sunday, July 5 at 9:00 pm

PigBee is not just the name of a most unusual hybrid -- it's also a most unusual trio of saxophone, drums and guitar, respectively the Forbes twins, Gideon and Jacob, and guitarist Peter Herman. The three appeared in the Bangor studio recently for an evening of original music, which will be heard on this program.

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Tenor Saxophonist Tim Warfield
Tim Warfield
June 28, 2015

Tenor saxophonist Tim Warfield is deserving of wider recognition, and we'll hear why on this program.

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