DJ for A Day: Dianne Reeves

Airs Saturday at 4PM on The Jonathan Channel and reairs; April 6 at 10AM & April 8 at 7PM

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Four-time Grammy award winning vocalist, Dianne Reeves, is clearly no stranger to contemporary jazz. An undeniable talent, Reeves was recently hailed as, "the vocal heir of Sarah Vaughan" by Stephen Holden of The New York Times. Who better than, to help us kick off Jazz Appreciation Month? Saturday afternoon, Dianne Reeves will be in the studio to host an hour of jazz by artists that inspire her. 

In addition to playing her favorite jazz recordings, Dianne will play selections from her new album, Beautiful Life. In her first studio album in five years, Reeves teams up with a stunning array of musicians including: Esperanza Spalding, Robert Glasper and Gregory Porter. Tune in Saturday at 4PM and spend an afternoon with Dianne Reeves. If you miss Saturday, the show will reair Sunday, April 6 at 10AM and Tuesday, April 8 at 7PM.

Episode Playlist:

Sarah Vaughan – Sometimes I’m Happy

Carmen McRae – Yesterdays

Dianne Reeves – Fascinating Rhythm

Miles Davis – I Fall In Love Too Easily

Queen Latifah – Lush Life

Cassandra Wilson – Polka Dots and Moonbeams

Betty Carter – Frenesi

Dianne Reeves – Tango

Herbie Hancock – Solitude

Dianne Reeves – Dreams

Dianne Reeves – One For My Baby


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Comments [1]

Nancy Nolan from Whidbey Island, WA

I am having a dificult time navigating through your website. I've tried in vain to listen to Diane Reeves DJ for a day. I've also clicked on her playlist several times and am merely sent around in circles. Please advise.

Thank you,


Apr. 08 2014 08:34 PM

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