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The Night Cafe

Series produced by Will Duchon

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A one-hour program of jazz vocals by classic and contemporary artists, broadcast by WMNR Fine Arts Radio (www.wmnr.org), hosted by Will Duchon.

Since 2006 Will Duchon's "The Night Café" has presented weekly programs featuring the best jazz vocalists of yesterday and today. The program has an intimate, late-night feel, and along with the music "The Night Café" occasionally features live interviews with current jazz artists.


82 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Vocals from recent albums by some superb female vocalists on the current jazz scene.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:35
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Performances by the famed jazz vocal ensemble New York Voices, in ensemble and as soloists.

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:16
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Some of the finest torch songs to usher in the bittersweet aspects of spring.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:55
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Songs that express new love, bittersweet spring memories and new beginnings.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:30
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Songs inspired by our winged friends.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:02:09
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Songs of Cole Porter

  • Added: Mar 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:34
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Superb songs from the catalog of Richard Rodgers as performed by current and past jazz greats.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:01:30
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A singer, a piano and a pianist.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:02:11
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A set of songs from the list of the American Film Institute's top 100 movie songs.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:06:16
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Night Cafe stars live in concert.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:12
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Hot jazz vocalists from the UK. A British invasion!

  • Added: Feb 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:45
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The sensuous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:19
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Songs requested by Night Cafe fans.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:05:14
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Looking back at some new voices heard on The Night Café in 2016.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:07
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The annual Christmas program including greetings from Night Cafe regulars.

  • Added: Dec 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:53
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Christmas jazz vocals galore.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:57
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Selections from seven superb jazz vocal ensembles.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:15
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Jazz standards about the magical moon.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:10
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Music to motivate and lift the spirits.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:12
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These songs will take the chill off the chilly November nights.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2016
  • Length: 57:47