Jazz Charts & Adds – 2nd week of March

Hello everyone!

I hope finals are treating you well, or not too bad. In case you were wondering, here is what we’re grooving to up here at KZSC and what we just added:

Top Ten:

1 TIGRAN HAMASYAN    Mockroot     Nonesuch
2 JAMILA FORD    The Deep End – EP    Skinny Chick
3 LAVERNE CHRISTIE TRIO    East of the Sun, West of the Moon    Quiesteni
4 WAYNE HORVITZ    At The Reception    Songlines
5 FANNY BRICE     The Original Funny Girl! – Sings the Songs She Made Famous
6 AHMED ABDUL-MALIK    Spellbound    Concord
7 AKUA DIXON    Akua Dixon    Akua’s Music
8 AMIKAELA & TRELAWNY ROSE    To Eva, With Love: A Celebration of Eva Cassidy, Live!    Patois Records
9 ANITA O’DAY    There Is Only One    Quiksilver
10 ARTURO SANDOVAL    Arturo Sandoval Collection    Concord Records


1 BRIAN PARESCHI    Brian Pareschi And The B P Express    Self-Released
2 LISA PARROTT    Round Tripper imgres
3 DAVE LIEBMAN GROUP    Samsara: Expansions     Whaling City Sound
4 STEVE TURRE    Spiritman    Smoke Sessions
5 PETER LIU    Bamboo Groove     Self-Released


We’re diggin’ your stuff Tigran.


Rock Charts – 2nd Week of March!

This week we kept spinning the new Twerps album, continued to give Jessica Pratt a good amount of airplay and added great releases from Exploding in Sound and Slumberland Records!

Top 10:

descubre-twerps-indie-pop-excelencia-australi-L-72wrnE1. TWERPS – Range Anxiety
2. JESSICA PRATT – On Your Own Love Again
3. SONNY AND THE SUNSETS – Talent Night At The Ashram
4. DODOS – Individ
5. JOSE GONZALEZ – Vestiges And Claws
6. SLEATER-KINNEY – No Cities To Love
7. VIET CONG – Viet Cong
8. NATALIE PRASS – Natalie Prass
9. A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS – Transfixiation
10. COLLEEN GREEN – I Want To Grow Up



Top 5 Adds:

000815301. PILE – You’re Better Than This
2. EVANS THE DEATH – Expect Delays
3. RYLEY WALKER – Primrose Green
4. SHANA FALANA – Set Your Lightning Fire Free
5. PREFAB MESSIAHS – Keep Your Stupid Dreams Alive







While I am very excited about the new Evans The Death record, I am going to feature Pile’s new album You’re Better Than This this week. It is a really great, diverse record. Pile’s got a sound that pays homage to great bands of the 90s like Polvo and Shellac. Here’s a single from their new album!


Jazz Charts – Early March

Good evening! Here are the charts in the jazz dept. as well as the newly-added albums at the station! And for those who need it, a warm smile from South African jazz legend Abdullah Ibrahim (aka Dollar Brand).dbrand

Top Ten:
1 LAURIE ANTONIOLI    Songs Of Shadow, Songs Of Light: The Music Of Joni Mitchell    Origin
2 REGINA CARTER    Rhythms Of The Heart    Verve
3 ABDULLAH IBRAHIM    Ekaya    Black Hawk Records
4 PERUCHIN    El Marques del Marfil    Fresh Sound Records
5 AHMAD JAMAL    Tranquility    ABC
6 ALICE COLTRANE    Eternity
8 BILLIE HOLIDAY    Billie Holiday
9 BILLIE HOLIDAY    The Commodore Master Takes
10 BRAD MEHLDAU    Elegiac Cycle Warner Bros.

1 JACOB FRED JAZZ ODYSSEY    Worker    Royal Potato Family
2 JAMES DAVIS    Beveled    Ears and Eyes
3 PAUL YONEMURA    Reunion    Trios Self-Released
4 JACLYN GUILLOU    Winter For Beginners    Cellar Live
5 CHAD MCCULLOUGH AND BRAM WEIJTERS    Abstract Quantities    Origin


Jazz Charts – End of February

Here is what we’re enjoying from the jazz world at KZSC. And there’s a photo of Tigran Hamasyan looking cool.
Top Ten:
1 TIGRAN HAMASYAN               Mockroot            Nonesuch
2 ADA ROVATTI                     tigran Disguise             Piloo
3 ALEX BALHAJ’S CRESCENT CITY QUARTET      Sugar Blues        Raymond Street Records
4 NINA SIMONE           At Town Hall                 Colpix
5 INGRID JEHNSEN           At Sea                Self-released
6 NINA SIMONE                 Baltimore                    CTI
7 NIR FELDER                      Golden Age                OKeh
8 NINA SIMONE        Here Comes The Sun       RCA Bluebird/BMG Heritage
9 JOSH NELSON       Exploring Mars          Origin
10 TIA FULLER        Angelic Warrior          Mack Avenue
1 OMAR SOSA Ilé          Tá Records
2 ROY MCGRATH QUARTET       Martha        Self-Released
3 PAUL JONES           Short History        Self-Released
5 WAYNE HORVITZ                The Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble                Songlines​
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Rock Charts – Last Week of February

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1. TWERPS – Range Anxiety
2. SLEATER-KINNEY – No Cities To Love
3. VIET CONG – Viet Cong
4. TY SEGALL BAND – Live In San Francisco
5. COLLEEN GREEN – I Want To Grow Up
6. CORNERS – Maxed Out On Distractions
7. SONNY AND THE SUNSETS – Talent Night At The Ashram
8. A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS – Transfixiation
9. KRILL – A Distant Fist Unclenching
10. MOUNT EERIE – Sauna


Top Adds:

screen-shot-2014-12-01-at-10-05-06-am1. THEESATISFACTION – EarthEE
2. DAN DEACON – Gliss Riffer
3. GAL PALS – Velvet Rut








As for adds, I’ve been looking forward to this new THEESatisfaction album for a long time now and it has absolutely lived up to my expectations! Here’s a song that features hip hop legend Ishmael Butler, previously of Digable Planets and presently of Shabazz Palaces.


New World- charts for end of February

Check out the Top 10 of world music this week! At the top of the charts we still got that great new album from Red Baraat and the father-son collaborative debut from Toumani and Sidiki Diabate.

1    RED BARAAT  –  Gaadi Of Truth
4    TIGRAN HAMASYAN  –  Mockroot
5    ASAF AVIDAN –  Gold Shadow
6    REBEL TUMBAO –  Rebel Tumbao
8    YOM –  Le Silence De L’Exode
10    KEALI’I REICHEL –  Kawaiokalena

The adds this week is a world compilation album from Putmayo Records!RRR

Various Artists-   Putumayo Presents Cafe Del Mundo