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I'M TALKIN' JAZZ Sunday at 8 am
10/6 Drummer Rob Hart with Alisa Clancy 10/13 Pianist Mulgrew Miller with Lee Thomas 10/20 Flutist Nestor Torres with Alisa Clancy 10/27 Pianist Terry Disley with Chris Cortez
RIVERWALK JAZZ Sunday at 6 pm
10/6 Wild Man Blues: The Eccentric Genius of Jelly Roll Morton 10/13 Battle of the Bands: New Orleans vs. San Antonio
Banu Gibson & The New Orleans Hot Jazz in a classic jazz battle with The Jim Cullum Jazz Band. Special guest, tap dance sensation Savion Glover mixes it up with both bands. Stage legend William Warfield referees the hottest contest on the bandstand.
pictured: Savion Glover, Mike Pittsley and Jim Cullum at the Zaragoza Theater
10/20 The Great Innovator: Clarinetist Benny Goodman Reedmen Allan Vaché and Harry Allen, with vibists John Cocuzzi and Lionel Hampton, join The Jim Cullum Jazz Band to celebrate the young Jewish boy from Chicago who changed the face of popular music in America. Benny Goodman (pictured) is credited with transforming ’20s-style hot jazz into swing, and he set off a pop craze that spanned the Great Depression and WWII.
pictured: Benny Goodman. Photo by 'Popsie'
10/27 From Duke Ellington to Artie Shaw: Songwriting Bandleaders of the ’30s The music of Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, and others gets the royal treatment from The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and Riverwalk’s “Queen of Swing,” Rebecca Kilgore.
pictured: Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1935. Photo from Music is My Mistress by Duke Ellington
THE ANNALS OF JAZZ WITH RICHARD HADLOCK Sundays at 7 pm
The sound of surprise describes both jazz itself and the enduring premise of "The Annals of Jazz." Since 1959, host Richard Hadlock has been improvising on historical themes and bringing forth worthy performersâ€”from Armstrong to Zorn. Each Sunday, we may find Annals in Europe, Asia, Latin America or Back of Town anywhere.
THE JAZZ DECADES WITH RAY SMITH Sunday at 8 pm
10/6 Bob Wilber, Rex Stewart, Irving Mills and his Hotsy Totsy Gang 10/13 Larry Clinton, Milton Jazz Concert 10/20 Billy Butterfield and his Orchestra, Bob Crosby, Brad Gowans, Eddie Condon, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman 10/27 Paul Barbarin, Bobby Sherwood and his Orchestra, Lt Jim Europe's 369th US Infantry Band, Midge Williams
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The Jazz Center
JAZZSET WITH DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER Monday at 9 pm
10/7 Music from The Mary Lou Williams Festival at the Kennedy Center 10/14 Melba! by Geof Bradfieldat Northern Illinois University, DeKalb 10/21 Lost and Found New York by Chris Lightcap at Kuumbwa Jazz, Santa Cruz, The vistas and feelings, smells and sounds of five of Chris Lightcap’s favorite locations comprise our JazzSet edition of his exuberant suite for NYC. They are the Nine South highway, Arthur Avenue, The Village Vanguard a/k/a the Epicenter, Fort Tryon Park, and Stillwell Avenue a/k/a Coney Island. The band is Bigmouth.
10/28 PREMIERE of The Coastal Suite by Alan Blackman at Ibeam in Brooklyn From sunrise to high noon to afternoon fog past sunset, The Coastal Suite links composed pieces for pianist Alan Blackman’s group and solo flights for each player – Donny McCaslin on sax; Max Murray and Frank Russo, bass and drums; and Rogerio Boccato, percussion. Paintings by Ruth Brownlee are the inspiration.
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER WITH WENDELL PIERCE Tuesday at 9 pm
10/1 Charlie Musselwhite
Legendary harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite (pictured) electrified the Chicago blues scene in the 60s. He’s played with Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin’ Wolf and most recently Ben Harper. Now, Musselwhite brings his quartet to the Allen, for a set of blues, jazz and gospel storytelling. Tunes are likely to include Bad Boy, Roll Your Money Maker, Cristo Redentor, and more.
10/8 The Music of Bill Evans 10/15 Regina Carter with Reverse Thread and Stefon Harris with Blackout Reaching to their personal histories, innovative jazz fiddler Regina Carter and vibraphonist Stefon Harris create contemporary sounds. With kora and accordion, Carter (pictured) explores the music of Africa – from Ugandan Jewish songs to traditional folk music of Madagascar and Mali. Harris and his band Blackout find inspiration in the funk and soul sound of the 70s.
10/22 Singer Dianne Reeves 10/29 Gerry Mulligan and John Lewis Post-war America saw the hard edge of bebop evolve into Cool Jazz. The music flowed, bewitched and enchanted baritone sax man Gerry Mulligan and pianist John Lewis. They became twin pioneers of that sophisticated style. Now pianist Jonathan Batiste and baritone master Joe Temperley (pictured), with the Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestra transport us to the 1950's. The set includes Django, Delawny’s Dilemma, and Animal Dance.
piano jazz WITH marian mcpartland Wednesday at 9 pm
10/2 Remembering Carline Ray Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Carline Ray (pictured) was one of the true female pioneers in jazz. In the 1940s she performed with the all-female band, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, and also performed with Cy Oliver, Mercer Ellington, and Mary Lou Williams. On this 1997 session, Ray joins host McPartland for a stellar set including In a Sentimental Mood, All of Me, and But Beautiful.
10/9 Singer/Songwriter Elvis Costello 10/16 Betty Buckley Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley (pictured) is a veteran of such Broadway hits as Cats, Gypsy and Sunset Boulevard. Sheâ€™s lauded as one of the best voices in modern musical theater and has played many film and television roles. Buckley talks about her life on the stage to her home on the range and performs a collection of favorites with her musical director Kenny Werner, including Stardust and Angel Eyes.
10/23 Remembering Pianist/Educator/Radio Host Dr. Billy Taylor 10/30 Pianist Carli MuĂąoz
in the moment with jim bennett Thursday at 9 pm
10/3 The Late Cedar Walton & his Trio at the 2008 Healdsburg Jazz Festival 10/10 Bassist/Vocalist John Leslie's Trio, August 21, 2013 at Pasta Moon, HMB 10/17 Melissa Morgan
Vocalist Melissa Morgan (pictured), recorded August 23rd, 2013, at the Piedmont Piano Company in Oakland, in association with the San Francisco Filipino American Jazz Festival. With Peter Smith, John Wiitala and Akira Tana.
10/24 Sandra Aran
Vocalist Sandra Aran (pictured), recorded September 1st, 2013 at Bird & Beckett Bookstore, in San Francisco. With Bob Brumbeloe, Grant Levin, Eric Markowitz and Omar Aran.
10/31 The Cookers, August 16, 2013 at Yoshi's in Oakland
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Thank You Volunteers, You're the Best!
Hard working. Dedicated. Loyal. All words that describe our Jazz 91 voluteer army. We can't thank them enough for giving their time to us so that we can be successful in what we do. We really can't do it without them, and we hope they know how special they are, and how grateful we are. Would you like to become a volunteer? We'd love to have you! Contact Lavine at (650) 524-6931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Windy City Pizza & Barbeque
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And the KCSM Staff who donated homecooked meals!
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What Was That Tune, Anyway?
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JAZZ WITH BOB PARLOCHA
WITH HARRY RICHARD HALL
THE JAZZ DECADES WITH RAY SMITH
J AZZ S ET WITH D EE D EE B RIDGEWATER
PIANO JAZZ WITH MARIAN MCPARTLAND
JAZZ WITH BOB PARLOCHA
I N THE MOMENT WITH J IM B ENNETT
THE JAZZ OASIS
JAZZ IN THE AFTERNOON
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ
JAZZ WITH BOB PARLOCHA
CRAZY 'BOUT THE BLUES
GREG BRIDGES (T/TH), KATHLEEN LAWTON (F)
DAVE RAMIREZ (M) P ETE FALLICO (T) RON PELLETIER (W)
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER WITH WENDELL PIERCE
WITH JAYNE SANCHEZ (M/W),
THE JAZZ OASIS
DESERT ISLAND JAZZ
THE ANNALS OF JAZZ WITH RICHARD HADLOCK
(M/W/F), LEE THOMAS (T/TH)
WITH CHRIS CORTEZ
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ WITH ALISA CLANCY (M-F)
JAZZ IN THE AFTERNOON WITH JESSE "CHUY" VARELA (M/T), MELANIE BERZON (W/TH/F)
LATIN JAZZ WITH JESSE "CHUY" VARELA
AMERICAN JAZZ COUNTDOWN WITH CLIFFORD BROWN JR.
A MORNING CUP OF JAZZ WITH KEITH HINES
I'M TALKIN' JAZZ
BIG BAND JUMP