Jazz

New music from Sheryl Bailey, Jeff Hackworth, Herb Alpert, and Rene Marie. Classic tunes from Miles, Shirley Scott, Mulligan Webster, Cal Tjader, and more…

Listen Now
Download

Don’t Explain

Listen Now
Download

East Coast Crate Digging Special!

Listen Now
Download
Listen Now
Download

6/9 in a nutshell…
This week’s playlist corrects some misinformation I’d posted! Shame on me… regarding Perfume’s impossibly rare ska single they cut when they were, like, 11 and 12, and which was distributed only in their hometown, Hiroshima! The only reason I’ve even heard this thing is it popped up on You Tube! The one-ska-wonders, currently techno-pop hotties with a song in Cars 2, quickly became a staple on my show (I’m gonna bust an all one-ska-wonders set one of these weeks! Submissions? Send ‘em to KFAI Box 3 1808 Riverside Av. Mpls MN 55454 c/o Capt. 2much Freetime!) Jazz Jamaica took us on an Exodus for GotchaSKAvered, I celebrated big 5-1 with an Area 51-inspired UFOs/Dreams/Space, etc. 4(+1)@4, Sherwood threw in a jazz trombonist actually named Roswell (Rudd) in addition to the usual splendiferous space-age lounge selection he brings every week, and a Ball Of Fire (a.k.a. Echo 4-2) launched this week’s Rocket Ship. Feel the roar…

Listen Now
Download

The Media Addicts Brought Us Their Brand of JAZZ.

The Media Addicts is a modern jazz quartet with an aggressive, image evoking sound. Whereas “smooth jazz” leaves out the dirt and sweat, Media Addicts happily inserts those elements into edgy, sometimes post-apocalyptic sounding compositions. Check out the Media Addicts here

See play list below. Two interviews on the show today. Scottie Bones Miller at the top of the show, then at 5pm, we talked with Lipbone Redding.

Listen Now
Download

Featured a number of artists who are appearing at Jazz for Japan on June 9 at the Camp bar in downtown Saint Paul, including Doug Little, Rhonda Laurie, Joyce Lyons, Maude Hixson, and Joel Shapira. Also played two numbers by the recently departed Gil Scott-Heron, and classics by Jack McDuff, Leo Parker, Art Blakey, and Donald Byrd. The Mingus Moment was followed by an Ellington tune and more….

Listen Now
Download

Pages