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.


95 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The violin stops by The Night Cafe.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:57
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Music making by Coles of all types...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:04
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Double takes on jazz standards by top jazz sax players and vocalists.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:02:45
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Some new releases mixed with tracks from favorite Night Cafe artists.

  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:03:52
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Elite jazz instrumentalists put their instruments down and sing.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Oscar Peterson joins forces with jazz vocalists.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:14
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Unusual and beautiful covers of Beatles songs by jazz artists.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:26
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Cole Porter hits sung by a mix of fresh voices and classic voices from yesteryear.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:51
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This program features recordings from some new jazz artists and their latest releases, as well as new releases from established jazz artists.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:18
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Favorites from the 2016-2017 season of The Night Cafe.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:03:30
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When the mercury rises, these summer songs come to mind.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:41
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"B" sides of the top thirteen jazz standards, as ranked by jazz standards.com.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:10
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Jazz vocals a la Francaise.....

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:01:58
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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.

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Mar 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:02:09
  • Purchases: 1
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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