Entries by Jazz and Blues Director

Charts and Adds: Second Week of September

Summer may be ending, but things are really heating up with in terms of Jazz in the area. The  57th annual Monterey Jazz Festival has come to to town as well as some great sounds to KZSC. The charts remain dominated by Concord and Bluenote favorites, but some new artists from the international stage are […]

Jazz Adds & Charts, Second Week of August

Greetings Jazz fans and aficionados alike. A lot has changed since I last checked in, in the great big bad world that is jazz here at the Great 88. Emerging young artist Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio have notably climbed to the number one spot on our Chart with her debut album.  The young fusion group, Snarky […]

Jazz Charts & Adds: Third Week of July

Hey there cool cats. Summer is sure heating up and as to be expected so is our jazz department. So without further ado here are the charts and adds for the third week of July. KZSC, fearless college radio. Adds: 1 STOCKTON HELBING QUARTET Handprints Armored 2 JOSHUA REDMAN Trios Live Nonesuch 3 TONI LINCOLN […]

Jazz Charts and Adds: Last Week of June

As it is apparently, all goods things must come to an end. Lucky for us at KZSC, things are just starting to heat up for the jazz and blues department thanks to some great adds and tunes. Most notable, the latest album Trios Live Nonesuch from American saxophonist Joshua Redman. And soccer fans are not the only […]

Jazz Adds & Charts: Third Week of June

Sweat out that warm summer Santa Cruz heat with some cool jazz at the Great 88. I’m excited to have some greats come into the station from Grammy award winning vocalist Gregory Porter to rock icon Ginger Baker. I anticipate great things. As for charts, ladies still seem to be holding the top spots in […]