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.


108 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A mix of mostly new releases.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:52
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Jazz vocalists from Chile, Denmark, Brasil, Canada, France and more...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:58
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New releases from some Night Cafe favorites.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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Jazz standards adapted from classical music.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:26
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Songs for a cold winter's night.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:13
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Songs for the new year, although the theme gradually evaporates.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:40
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Jazz vocals perfect for popping the champagne to.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:01
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The annual Christmas program featuring jazz Christmas vocals and greetings from Night Cafe listeners.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:57
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Jazz vocals from Downbeat magazine's "best albums of 2018".

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Featuring Rachel Caswell, Stephanie Laliberte, Mary Kadderly, Nancy King, Lizz Wright, Catherine Russell, Jacob Collier, Janice Borla, Kevin Mahoga...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:53
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Verses and introductions to well-known jazz standards.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2018
  • Length: 59:14
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Jazz drummers take the spotlight.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:03:23
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Fabulous bass players in the Night Cafe spotlight, along with jazz vocals.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:03:59
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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