2016 Spring Sweepstakes – 91 Happening Now CDs

Ron Lee | May 8th, 2016

2016 Spring Sweepstakes – 91 Happening Now CDs

Everyone who pledges during the Spring Drive by Sunday, May 15th at 6 P.M. will be automatically entered in the Grand Finale Raffle, which features 91 Happening Now CDs. These are New Jazz Releases currently being played on KCSM and are getting National and International airplay. Much love and thanks to High Note, Positone and Concord Records; Groove Marketing and Lisa Reedy Radio Promotions; and the Artists themselves; for their contributions.  

But there’s more!

Not only will the Grand Raffle Winner get these 91 Happening CDs, they will also receive the Miles Davis: Kind of Blue 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (Columbia Legacy) 3CDs + Blue Vinyl LP + 60 Page Bound Book.

The Grand Finale Drawing will take place on Monday, May 16th on Jazz in the Afternoon with Chuy Varela and Kathleen Lawton.


  1. Greg Abate & Phil Woods: Kindred Spirits Live at Chan’s (Whaling City Sounds) 2CDs
  2. Cyrille Aimee: Let’s Get Lost (Mack Avenue) Autographed
  3. Melissa Aldana: Back Home (Wommusic)
  4. Kenny Barron: Book of Intuition (Impulse)
  5. Will Bernard: Out & About (Positone)
  6. Andrea Brachfeld: Lotus Blossom (Jazzheads)
  7. Ian Carey Quintet + 1: Interview Music (Kabocha Records)
  8. Joe Chambers: Landscapes (High Note)
  9. Bill Charlap: Notes From New York (Impulse)
  10. Ed Cherry: Soul Tree (Positone)
  11. Jimmy Cobb: The Original Mob (Smoke Sessions)
  12. Freddy Cole: He Was The King (High Note)
  13. Roxy Coss: Restless Idealism (Origin)
  14. Daria: Strawberry Fields Forever (OA2)
  15. Jon Davis: Changes Over Time (Positone)
  16. Michael Dease: Father Figure (Positone)
  17. Dena DeRose: United (High Note)
  18. Aaron Diehl: Spacetime Continuum (Mack Avenue) Autographed
  19. Dave Douglas Quintet: Brazen Heart (Greenleaf Music)
  20. Kurt Elling: Passion World (Concord)
  21. Robin Eubanks Mass Line Big Band: More Than Meets The Ear (Artist Share)
  22. Orrin Evans: The Evolution of Onesself (Smoke Sessions)
  23. John Fedchock New York Big Band: Like It Is (MaMa Records)
  24. Alan Ferber Nonet: Roots & Transitions (Sunnyside)(20)
  25. Ken Fowser: Standing Tall (Positone)
  26. Champian Fulton: After Dark (Gut String)
  27. Stan Getz: Moments In Time (Resonance)
  28. Joao Gilberto / Stan Getz: Getz / Gilberto ’76 (Resonance)
  29. GoGo Penguin:Man Made Object (Blue Note)
  30. Nancy Harms: Ellington at Night (Gazelle)
  31. Eddie Henderson: Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)
  32. Freddie Hendrix: Jersey Cat (Sunnyside)
  33. Vincent Herring: Night and Day (Smoke Sessions)
  34. Jay Hoggard: Harlem Hieroglyphs (JHVM)
  35. Richard Howell and Sudden Changes: Burkina (AudioEmissary Records)
  36. The Interplay Jazz Orchestra: Detour (IJO)
  37. Willie Jones III: Groundwork (WJ3)
  38. Grace Kelly: Trying To Figure It Out (Pazz)
  39. Calvin Keys: Close Enough For Love (Life Force Jazz)
  40. Steve Kuhn: At This Time (Sunnyside)
  41. Julian Lage: Arclight (Mack Avenue)
  42. Tom Lellis: The Flow (Beam Tide)
  43. Mack Avenue Super Band: Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival 2015 (Mack Avenue)
  44. Lyle Mays Quartet: The Ludwigsburg Concert (SWR/Jazz Haus) 2CDs
  45. Christian McBride Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard (Mack Avenue)
  46. Sountrack: Miles Ahead (Sony)
  47. Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom: Otis Was A Polar Bear (Royal Potato Family)
  48. Wes Montgomery: One Night in Indy (Resonance)
  49. David Murray/Geri Allen/Terri Lyne Carrington: Perfection (Motema)
  50. Randy Napoleon: Soon (Detroit Music Factory)
  51. Willie Nelson: Summertime – Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin (Sony Legacy)(45)
  52. Adam O’Farrill: Stranger Days (Sunnyside)
  53. Ken Peplowski: Enrapture (Capri)
  54. Herlin Riley: New Directions (Mack Avenue)
  55. Henry Robinett: I Have Known Mountains (Nefertiti Records)
  56. Renee Rosnes: Written in the Rocks (Smoke Sessions Records)
  57. Jamison Ross: Jamison (Concord)
  58. Arturo Sandoval: Live at Yoshi’s (Alfi)
  59. Snarky Puppy: Family Dinner Volume Two (Universal) CD/DVD
  60. Avery Sharpe: Sharpe Meets Tharpe (JKNM)
  61. Marcus Strickland’s Twi Life: Nihil Novi (Blue Note / Revive)
  62. Lew Tabackin Trio: Soundscapes (www.lewtabackin.com)
  63. Tom Tallitsch: Gratitude (Positone)
  64. Various: Oscar, with Love (Two Lions) 3CDs
  65. Ray Vega & Thomas Marriott: Return Of The East West Trumpet Summit (Origin)
  66. Hristo Vitchev Quartet: In Search of Wonders (First Orbit Sounds Music)(60)
  67. Walt Weiskopf: The Way You Say It (Positone)
  68. Yellowjackets: Cohearence (Mack Avenue)
  69. Larry Young: In Paris – The ORTF Recordings (Resonance) 2CDs

Plus 22 more Happening Now CDS!!!!

Pledge now to enter and win. For details, go to KCSM.org

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