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It's WRTI's 2015 Labor Day Weekend Jazz Countdown!


It's a must-listen event! The top 100 jazz songs that you voted for, broadcast throughout the holiday weekend. Listen starting on Friday, September 4th from 6 to 10 pm, then Saturday from 6 to 9 pm, Sunday from 9 pm to midnight, and Monday starting at 6 pm - and ending when the #1 song is played.

Click here to see the playlist as the countdown begins! Thank you SO much to everyone who voted this year.

The List:

100.  Donna Lee: Charlie Parker

99.  Candy: Lee Morgan

98.  That Sunday, That Summer: Dinah Washington

97.  The Way You Look Tonight: Sun Ra Arkestra

96.  A Night In Tunisia: Art Blakey

95.  Waltz for Debb:y Bill Evans

94.  Be Good (Lion's Song): Gregory Porter

93.  Canyon Lady: Joe Henderson

92.  Fried Bananas: Dexter Gordon

91.  Summer Song: Dave Brubeck & Louis Armstrong

90.  Caravan: Duke Ellington Orchestra

89.  Birdland: Weather Report

88.  Welcome: John Coltrane

87.  Jordu: Karrin Allyson

86.  Wade In the Water: Ramsey Lewis

85.  Manteca: Dizzy Gillespie

84.  Mack the Knife: Ella Fitzgerald

83.  The Good Life: Junior Mance

82.  Love for Sale: Dianne Reeves

81.  Everybody Loves the Sunshine: Roy Ayers

80.  My Future Just Passed: Jaleel Shaw

79.  After Hours: Illinois Jacquet

78.  This Too Shall Pass: Ninety Miles

77.  Viva Tirado: Gerald Wilson Big Band

76.  At Last: Houston Person

75.  Let's Get Away From It All: Morgana King

74.  Joy Spring: Clifford Brown & Max Roach

73.  Sunday In New York: Jimmy Cobb

72.  Moondrift: Jeremy Pelt w/ Joanna Pascale

71.  Coming Home Baby: David Sanborn

70.  Full House: Wes Montgomery

69.  Diversify: Lao Tizer

68.  Key Largo: Sarah Vaughan

67.  Rewind That: Christian Scott

66.  Ramblin': Ornete Coleman

65.  Mosaic: Art Blakey

64.  Love You Tonight: David Budway

63.  Fly Me To the Moon: Tony Bennett

62.  God's Gift: Sean Jones

61.  Stop Start: Terell Stafford

60.  Crazy Rhythm: Dave Brubeck

59.  An Affair To Remember: Pete Smyser

58.  Caravan: Wynton Marsalis

57.  Evening In Paris: Stan Getz

56.  Just Feelin': McCoy Tyner

55.  Stardust: Glenn Miller

54.  Koko: Charlie Parker

53.  Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams: Abbey Lincoln

52.  Miles Runs the Voodoo Down: Miles Davis

51.  I Wished On the Moon: Billie Holiday

50.  Fools Rush In: Tommy Dorsey w/ Frank Sinatra

49.  Linus & Lucy: Vince Guaraldi

48.  Acknowledgement: John Coltrane

47.  Con Alma: Ray Bryant

46.  Bu's Delight: Art Blakey

45.  Round Midnight: Miles Davis

44.  The Sidewinde: Lee Morgan

43.  A Tisket, A Tasket Ella Fitzgerald

42.  Rhapsody In Blue Billy May & His Orchestra

41.  Blues Skies: Dinah Washington

40.  Take the A Train: Duke Ellington

39.  Autumn Leaves: Sarah Vaughan

38.  Channel One Suite: Buddy Rich

37.  Fly With the Wind: McCoy Tyner

36.  Song for My Father: Horace Silver

35.  My One and Only Love: Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane

34.  Piece of Mind: Idris Muhammed

33.  Over the Rainbow: Stan Kenton

32.  Tiger Rag: Art Tatum

31.  Moanin' : Art Blakey

30.  Giant Steps: John Coltrane

29.  Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: Cannonball Adderley

28.  Lonely Woman: Ornette Coleman

27.  Maiden Voyage: Herbie Hancock

26.  Corcovado: Stan Getz

25.  Misty: Erroll Garner

24.  Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday

23.  When It's Sleepy Time Down South: Louis Armstrong

22.  Concierto de Aranjuez: Miles Davis

21.  My Funny Valentine: Chet Baker

20.  Sophisticated Lady: Duke Ellington

19.  St. Thomas: Sonny Rollins

18.  Red Clay: Freddie Hubbard

17.  Moonlight Serenade: Glenn Miller

16.  Desafinado: Stan Getz

15.  Round Midnight: Thelonious Monk

14.  Stolen Moments: Oliver Nelson

13.  How High the Moo:n Erroll Garner

12.  I Wish You Love: Gloria Lynne

11.  Cast Your Fate To the Wind: Vince Guaraldi

10.  My Favorite Things: John Coltrane

9.  Lush Life: Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane

8.  Diminuendo & Crescendo In Blue: Duke Ellington

7.  On Green Dolphin Street: Oscar Peterson Trio w/ Milt Jackson

6.  Sing Sing Sing: Benny Goodman

5.  The Girl from Ipanema: Stan Getz

4.  April In Paris: Count Basie

3.  So What: Miles Davis

2.  Poinciana: Ahmad Jamal

1.  Take Five: Dave Brubeck

Maureen began her radio career at WRTI in 1999 while studying broadcasting at Temple University. Determined to make it in the entertainment industry, she took advantage of all the creative opportunities presented to her at WRTI - she hosted the overnight jazz broadcasts through her entire college career, she was an arts and culture reporter, and she soaked up the jazz biz from her many WRTI mentors.