"Jazz Afternoon with the Jazz Geek" usually includes birthdays of famous and not so famous jazz musicians, recent releases, local artists, interviews, and classic jazz from the likes of Charlie Parker, Miles, Coltrane, Blue Note, Prestige, Riverside, etc. Heavy on the small group instrumental jazz; light on vocalists and big bands.
The Jazz Insider will focus on the next generation while respecting the tradition of the music.
Playing the best in classic and modern jazz from the 50's to today. From the tried and true to the latest sonic experiments, its improvisational music at its finest.
The Jazz Disciple enriches your musical palette with tunes that speak to every generation, creed, color and ethnic background......Jazz! "Stop in for a taste to help get you through your day."
The Jazz Disciple enriches your musical palette with tunes that speak to every generation, creed, color and ethnic background......Jazz! "Stop in for a taste to help get you through your day".
Wednesday MidDay Medley plays with themes and special events. Tim Finn, Music Writer for The Kansas City Star and Ink, wrote that Wednesday MidDay Medley was the "Best Place To Hear Local Music On The Radio: The place to listen to new local music and often hear performers talk about it." (December 4, 2013). The show features new releases, local artists, glam, indie, punk, funk, folk, hip hop, classic country, jazz, lo-fi, electronic, soul, latin, broadway, cuban, african, ambient, and live in-studio performances from area musicians, performers, and writers. Specials include our ongoing "New & Local Releases," "A Story in a Song," our four-week December series: "The 100 Best Recordings of the Year," and our quarterly programs produced & hosted by Maria Vasquez Boyd and Marion Merritt.