Entries by Michael Bryant

Meet Katie

This is Katie. Her job at KZSC is to make you look good over the radio. If you are a nonprofit organization or individual who sends The Great 88 a public service announcement, it winds up on the air thanks to Katie. Have something of importance to tell our listeners? Let Katie help. Her guidelines […]

You Don’t Have To Be Kosher…

Our Program Review Committee wanted to make sure you knew about our weekend program “Musical Jews”. DJ Oy Dog (aka Dylan Music, on the left, with guest Rebecca Stark) has been spinning songs by Jewish artists since he a was a UCSC student many years ago. Hard to imagine Henny Youngman next to Matisyau? Think […]

Beatles For Kids August 5th

Here’s a chance to spend a summer afternoon with The White Album Ensemble and your favorite Beatles songs. On Tuesday, August 5th they will perform a matinee at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center at 3 pm featuring animal songs by The Beatles. Favorites like “Blackbird”, “Rocky Raccoon” and “Octopus’s Garden” will no doubt be joined by “Yellow […]

McCartney’s Ram Thursday

To produce a second record after the demise of The Beatles, Paul McCartney took wife Linda and a bunch of song demos to New York City. After picking some star sidemen the McCartney’s “Ram” album began to take shape. The final result produced his first #1 hit in America post-Fab Four and before Wings. Hear […]

Hot Tuna July 28th

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady were bored. Jefferson Airplane’s success during the late 1960′s wasn’t enough to fill their time so they began opening shows with a new band, Hot Tuna. In September of 1969 a week of concerts performed at the New Orleans House in Berkeley were recorded and released as a live album featuring acoustic […]

Stanley Jordan July 23

Imagine being a jazz musician in your early 20′s. You get your start in college by playing with Benny Carter and Dizzy Gillespie.This was the case for Chicago-born guitarist Stanley Jordan. In time he developed a signature guitar technique; a unique finger-tapping skill that allows him to play melodies and chords simultaneously. Mr. Jordan always […]