Welcome to the Winter 2015 Pledge Drive. During the Pledge drive we bring to you special programming highlighting significant jazz events and artists. This year we are leading off on Jan 21st with the 50th Anniversary Tribute to John Coltrane’s masterpiece “A Love Supreme”. For the two and a half week period from Jan 21 – Feb 3 tune in to the KCSM Pledge Drive.
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50th Anniversary Tribute to a Love Supreme
WEDNESDAY, 1/21, 2-6PM with Chuy & Mel
SUNDAY, 2/1, 10AM-2PM with Keith & Mel
Mos Def anchors a 50th Anniversary Tribute to John Coltane’s “A Love Supreme” on Wednesday, January 21st from 2-6PM with Chuy and Mel and on Sunday, February 1st from 10AM to 2PM with Keith and Mel
Carmen McRae and Abbey Lincoln
THURSDAY, 1/22, 2-6PM With Chuy & Mel
3Divas and a Tony!
Bette Midler, Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett
FRIDAY, 1/23, 2-6PM with Chuy & Mel
Looking for a great way to spend a Friday afternoon? Join Chuy and Mel for “3 Divas & A Tony”, our musical tip of the hat to Bette Midler, Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, on Friday, January 23rdfrom 2-6PM. “3 Divas & a Tony”, sure to put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step!
Billie Holliday Centenary
SATURDAY, 1/24, 10AM-2PM with Sonny & Mel
THURSDAY, 1/29, 2-6PM with Chuy & Mel
Feeling Good: The Nina Simone Story
SUNDAY, 1/25, 10AM-2PM with Keith & Mel
FRIDAY, 1/30 2-6pm with Chuy & Mel
Join Nina’s daughter, Simone and others who knew her well, for “Feeling Good…The NinaSimone Story”, like you’ve never heard it before, on Sunday, January 25thfrom 10AM to 2PM, and on Friday, January 30th from 2-6PM.
Milt Jackson, John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet
SATURDAY, 1/31, 10AM-2PM, with Sonny & Mel
For over 40 years, The Modern Jazz Quartet mesmerized audiences and musicians alike, with their unique blend of Jazz and Classical music. Join Sonny and Mel as we pay tribute to the great Milt Jackson, John Lewis and the Modern Jazz Quartet, on Saturday, January 31st, from 10AM to 2PM.