Entries by Jazz and Blues Director

The Woodstock of Jazz: MJF55

You don’t want to miss this concert. Ever. It’s not just a concert, it’s a weekend of concerts. A full weekend of the world’s finest jazz artists performing at the Monterrey Jazz Festival including: Trombone Shorty, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheney, Esperanza Spalding, Ambrose Akinmusire, Mulgrew Miller, Gerald Clayton, Tigran Hamasyan, and the list […]

KZSC Jazz Charts

What a summer for jazz, non stop incoming new music! It’s a good thing. Thanks to volunteer and future DJ Jamfrazi for helping the jazz department while your humble director is away. We will hit the ground running in September. Here is this week’s jazz charts. Charts/Top 10 1 RAVI COLTRANE Spirit Fiction Blue Note […]

Santa Cruz Summer Jazz

As summer continues to roll forward, and you may find yourself bored of going to the beachevery day, why not check out some live jazz in town at the historic Kuumbwa Jazz venue? Shows you shouldn’t miss in the coming weeks include: 7/5 7PM- Terence Brewer “Citizen Rhythm” CD Release 7/9 7/9PM- Arturo Sandoval 7/12 […]

Weekly Jazz Charts

As your skin tans and/or burns in the lovely summer sun, don’t forget that there are some pretty burnin’ tracks coming into the station too! Jazz Charts/Top 10 1    NICK WATERHOUSE    Time’s All Gone    Innovative Leisure 2    SUNNIE PAXSON    Bohemian Sun    roxboro 3    DIANA KRALL    Live In Paris    Verve 4    DUKE ELLINGTON    Here… Put This […]

Change is in the Air!

Hi Everyone, As the school year comes to a close, it’s time for the next generation of genre directors to take the reigns. My name is Nicholas (Nikki) Mokover, and I am currently interning with Jacqueline Culas for the Jazz and Blues Director position next year. I am very excited to join the KZSC Governing […]

Jazz Charts/Adds

Hey everyone, hope you’ve enjoyed your first official week of summer. While things cool down for you, we keep pushing forward here at KZSC; here’s the Top 10 Jazz albums for this week along with the newest additions to our library. Keep it cool, keep it groovy. Charts/Top 10 1 APRIL HALL Room For Two […]