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.


100 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Songs about the transitional month of September, featuring Sue Raney, Tierney Sutton, Nancy Lamott, Tina May, Tony Bennett, Bill Evans, Stacey Kent...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:48
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A set of rainy day/night jazz standards, complete with rain.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:59
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A journey through the lyrics to this classic standard.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Performances by Grammy Award nominated jazz vocalists.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2016
  • Length: 56:53
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Grammy Award winning jazz vocals.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:01:11
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Love songs for Valentine's Day.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2016
  • Length: 57:41
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Standards rated 91 through 100 on JazzStandards.com list of most recorded songs.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
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A selection of favorite performances from the past year.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:16
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The annual Christmas program with greetings from Night Café listeners.

  • Added: Dec 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:03:36
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Cold weather standards.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2015
  • Length: 55:44
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Songs about children and childhood.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:04
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Remembering Eva Cassidy & Nancy LaMott on this day after Thanksgiving program.

  • Added: Nov 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:02:25
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A set of jazz standards for voice and piano.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2015
  • Length: 57:17
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Songs to celebrate Friday the 13th.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:44
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Songs about the passage of time.

  • Added: Nov 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:25
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Songs about love letters and phone calls.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:02:12
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Songs from films performed by jazz artists.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 58:46
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Jazz master Bill Evans.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 56:18
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Featuring Sheila Jordan.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
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Songs with an autumnal glow.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:45