Collective Eye

"Presenting improvisational music from the ancient (Africa) to the future (all galaxies)."

The Collective Eye features improvisational music of resident, regional and international jazz artists such as Dee Alexander, Betty Carter, Eric Dolphy, Douglas Ewart, Von Freeman, Rene Ford, Kenny Garrett, Abdullah Ibrahim, George Lewis, Abbey Lincoln, Myra Melford, Moveable Feast, Nina Simone, Donald & Faye Washington, and Irv Williams, to name just a few. See Playlists for a full picture of the collective consciousness Janis shares with listeners every Saturday afternoon.

Interviews with jazz artists and jazz calendar updates are a regular feature of this show. To access a regularly updated jazz calendar, edited by KFAI volunteer Pamela Espeland, click here.

The "Von Freeman Moment" is being transitioned and YOUR suggestions for a Lving Jazz Legend you'd like to hear every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. is being requested. Please send your suggestions for the next "??? Moment" to I look forward to hearing from you!

Recent Playlists

4/19/2014 Collective Eye

Singer/Songwriter, Jose James, is featured today with an interview about his new EP, "While I Was Sleeping," and performance at Cedar Cultural C

4/12/2014 Collective Eye

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4/5/2014 Collective Eye
3/29/2014 Collective Eye

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Interview With Yoji Senna, Founder of Afro-Brazilian Capoeria Association.

3/22/2014 Collective Eye
3/15/2014 Collective Eye

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3/8/2014 Collective Eye

"Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Journeys" 

3/1/2014 Collective Eye

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2/22/2014 Collective Eye

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2/15/2014 Collective Eye
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