Entries by Jazz and Blues Director

Jazz Album Review: Branford Marsalis “Four MFs Playin’ Tunes”

This week I had the opportunity to listen to Branford Marsalis’ newest release, Four Mfs Playin’ Tunes. This album is the first of his to feature 21 year old drummer Justin Faulkner who in the last 5 years has replaced the seemingly irreplaceable Jeff “Tain” Watts. Tain is one of the most powerfully aggressive modern drummers out […]

KZSC Jazz Charts for the week of 2/1/2013

Hello, hope everyone is having a good week and looking forward to the weekend. Here are the KZSC Jazz charts and adds for the week: KZSC Jazz Charts 1    MIMI FOX    Standards, Old And New 2    JACKIE RYAN    Listen Here    OPEN ART 3    AARON NEVILLE    My True Story    Blue Note 4    JOE LOVANO    Cross Culture    […]

KZSC Jazz Charts

This week has been a little off in regards to the mail, so I’ve decided to do the charting early to get into a new flow of things. Additionally this week, I’m welcoming the Jazz Director intern Jared Frazier (Jamfrazi) into the circle. He will be gradually taking over the department by early April. I’m […]

Jazz Charts 1/22

After a wonderful holiday and inherent lack of mail, the jazz charts only have one new add: Jose James’ “No Beginning No End” which I am very excited to have. This album is where genres break down and the artist can be truly appreciated for his cutting edge approach to jazz, soul, and beyond. KZSC Jazz […]

Jazz Charts 1/15

Hello everyone, Here is this week’s edition of the KZSC Jazz Charts. Topping them this week comes an independent/self release from vocalist Lauren Desberg with her EP “Sideways.” This album features many up and coming young jazz stars on the scene today including bassist Joshua Crumbly (Terence Blanchard, Taylor Eigsti), drummer Corey Fonville (Nicholas Payton, […]

Jazz Charts

This week’s results for KZSC Jazz Charts and Adds. Lot’s more new music coming in this week, I’m especially excited to be adding more Marsalis music to the Jazz library. Top 10 KZSC Jazz Spins 1 AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE When The Heart Emerges Glistening Blue Note 2 TARA LINDA Torch And Sass 3 ANDREA BRACHFELD Lady […]