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.


118 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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A theme-less program of mostly new releases.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:08
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More jazz piano mastery complimented with jazz vocals.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:05:10
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Jazz vocals and jazz piano.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:13
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Songs and instrumentals inspired by the insanity of love and romance.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:39
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Celebrating the change of season in song.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:13
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Alternate takes on jazz standards.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:56
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The season opener, featuring cuts from new releases.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:01:54
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Favorite Night Cafe performances from 2018-19.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:27
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Vocals from new artists as well as Night Cafe favorites.

  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 01:02:50
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Exploring secrets of the heart and the dreams we hold there.

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:05
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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