Happy International Jazz Day! This is the season to celebrate Jazz around the world. Last week was the Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Birthday and this last weekend was Duke Ellington’s birthday as well as International Jazz day. KCSM is continuing the celebration over the next 3 weekends with special programming. We will be featuring:
Mile Davis – master trumpeter of the 1940s-90s, Miles and his groups were always at the forefront of what was new
Friday, 5/5, 2-6PM with Chuy & Mel
Saturday, 5/6, 10AM-6PM, with Sonny, Mel & Dick
Sunday, 5/7, 10AM-2PM, with Keith & Mel
John Coltrane – the musician who has defined the tenor saxophone in jazz
Friday, 5/12, 2-6PM with Chuy & Mel
Saturday, 5/13, 10AM-6PM, with Sonny, Mel & Dick
Sunday, 5/14, 10AM-2PM, with Keith & Mel
Ella Fitzgerald’s Centennial Birthday – “The first lady of song” Ella Fitzgerald was the top jazz vocalist for more than a half century. Learn more about Ella and help us celebrate her 100th birthday.
Saturday, 5/20, 10AM-2PM, with Sonny & Mel
Janis Joplin – Janis, a unique blues, soul, gospel, country and rock singer of the 60s. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with Janis and KCSM.
Friday, 5/19, 2-6PM with Chuy & Mel
Sunday, 5/21, 10AM-2PM, with Keith & Mel
So tune in to KCSM on the air or on the web at KCSM Jazz 91