The Oscar¨-winning documentaries ÒArtie Shaw: Time Is All YouÕve GotÓ and ÒDown and Out in America,Ó which tied in the Documentary Feature category in 1986, will screen on Monday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesÕ Linwood Dunn Theater as the next installment of ÒOscarÕs Docs, Part Three: Academy Award¨-Winning Documentaries 1977Ð1988.Ó Pictured here is a portrait of Artie Shaw.

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Jazz Charts – 2nd Week of July

Here are the charts for last week, going up to Monday (yesterday). Got a lot of swing up in here! This summer is … no. That pun would be way too cheesy. Ha.
If you’re missing a dose of danceable jazz, then tune in to KZSC!
Top Ten:
1 ARTIE SHAW The Beat of the Big Bands Columbia
2 AUTUMN IN AUGUSTA Songs My Mama Would Like – EP LMS
3 DJANGO REINHARDT Djangology
4 HERBIE HANCOCK Thrust CRG
5 HIROMI Alive  

The Oscar¨-winning documentaries ÒArtie Shaw: Time Is All YouÕve GotÓ and ÒDown and Out in America,Ó which tied in the Documentary Feature category in 1986, will screen on Monday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesÕ Linwood Dunn Theater as the next installment of ÒOscarÕs Docs, Part Three: Academy Award¨-Winning Documentaries 1977Ð1988.Ó Pictured here is a portrait of Artie Shaw. Courtesy Bridge Film

Artie Shaw looking quite innocuous.

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6 JACK DEJOHNETTE Sorcery   Prestige
7 SERGIO MENDES Timeless   Concord
8 AMIKAEYLA Being In Love   RootsJazz
9 AMIKAEYLA AND TRELAWNY ROSE To Eva, With Love: A Celebration Of Eva Cassidy Live Patois
10 ANNIE LENNOX Nostalgia Blue Note
Adds:
1 WAYNE WALLACE LATIN JAZZ QUINTET Intercambio Patois
2 LAUREN HENDERSON A La Madrugada    Self-Released
3 ANTONIO ADOLFO Tema AAM
4 GEORGE FREEMAN AND CHICO FREEMAN All In The Family Southport
5 CORBIN ANDRICK Olmstead’s Whistle
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Rock Charts – 2nd Week of July

We’re already a month into KZSC’s summer program schedule, which means numerous new records have graced your ears as you ride off into the summer sunset with The Great 88! This is what has been spinning off of our new releases shelf:

  1. Bully – Feels Like
  2. Walter TV – Blessed
  3. Jaill – Brain Cream
  4. Froth – Bleak
  5. Damaged Bug – Cold Hot Plumbs
  6. J. Fernandez – Many Levels of Laughter
  7. Girlpool – Before The World Was Big
  8. Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color
  9. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
  10. Jack + Eliza – Gentle Warnings

Top 5 Adds:

  1. EZTV – Calling Out
  2. The Velvet Teen – All is Illusory
  3. The Bird and the Bee – Recreational Love
  4. Creeping Pink – Mirror Woods
  5. Yonatan Gat – Director

Groove out to this song by Leon Bridges!

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Jazz Charts – End of June

Today is Lena Horne’s birthday. Happy Birthday Lena! And Rest In Peace. :(     Here is a beautiful photo of her from her glory days.8071cf62cf5d654ea57cdf93c5e7f818

Understandably, she dominated the charts for the past week.

Top Ten:

1 LENA HORNE     Lena Horne: The Lady And Her Music
2 LENA HORNE     Lena Horne At The Sands     RCA Victor
3 LENA HORNE     We’ll Be Together Again
4 TROMBONE SHORTY     Say That To Say This     Verve
5 FRESH CUT ORCHESTRA   From The Vine
6 LENA HORNE     Lena And Michael     RCA
7 LENA HORNE     The Men In My Life     Three Cherries
8 MELISSA ALDANA AND CRASH TRIO     Melissa Aldana And Crash Trio     Concord
9 REBIRTH BRASS BAND     Move Your Body     Basin Street
10 BEAT FUNKTION     Olympus     Do Music

Adds

1 STEVIE HOLLAND Life Goes On 150 Music
2 BRIANNA THOMAS You Must Believe In Love Sound On Purpose
3 COURTNEY YASMINEH Red Letter Day Self-Released
4 JOHN ZORN Olympiad: Dither Plays Zorn Tzadik
5 JASON LEE BRUNS AND KEVIN BACHELDER Cherry Avenue Panout

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World Charts- End of June

It’s the end of the first month of summer! Here’s what’s new in world for your summer soundtrack. In our top 3 we have new son from the Buena Vista Social Club, electronic New Delhi duo Midival Punditz, and the latest from Lila Downs. Balas y Chocolate is an album focusing on the themes of death in Mexican culture, and violence in Latin American, especially in the light of recent tragedy befalling 43 students in Mexico, as well as the health concerns of her partner.

1 BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Lost And Found
2 MIDIVAL PUNDITZ Light
3 LILA DOWNS Balas Y Chocolate
4 SHTETL SUPERSTARS A Day In The Life
5 TIEMPO LIBRE Panamericano
6 LOS CREMA PARAISO De Pelicula
7 NNEKA My Fairy Tales
8 AXEL KRYGIER Hombre De Piedra
9 LES RHINOCEROS Les Rhinoceros II
10 VASEN Live Pa Gamla Bion

Here are our new world adds to listen for this summer! We have Dayme Arocena with her new album Nueva Era. Check out a preview below.

1 DAYME AROCENA Nueva Era
2 PEPTALK Islet Home
3 LOGICAL DRIFT Lex Luminati: The Law Of Light
4 SLIGHTLY STOOPID Meanwhile, Back At The Lab

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Hip Hop Charts June 30, 2015

Top 10:

1 THUNDERCAT – The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam (Ninja Tune)
2 MYKA 9 AND FACTOR – Famous Future Time Travel (Urbnet)
3 GYASI ROSS – Isskootsik (Cabin Games)
4 DEATH GRIPS – The Powers That B. (Harvest)
5 FORT KNOX FIVE – Pressurize The Cabin (Fort Knox)
6 PETE ROCK – Petestrumentals 2 (Mello Music Group)
7 BISHOP NEHRU – The Nehruvian [EP] (Mass Appeal)
8 RELIC – 13th Floor (Gamma Delta)
9 A TRIBE CALLED RED – Suplex [EP] (Pirates Blend-Radicalized)
10 ALCHEMIST AND OH NO – Welcome To Los Santos (Mass Appeal)

 

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Rock Charts – 3rd Week of June

This last week at KZSC, Girlpool has continued spinnin’ strong, and Bully came out with their wicked full length album, Feels Like, after releasing an EP last October. Listen to their track “Too Tough” below!

Top 10:

  1. GIRLPOOL – Before The World Was Big
  2. ALABAMA SHAKES – Sound And Color
  3. THEE OH SEES – Mutilator Defeated At Last
  4. NO JOY – More Faithful
  5. JOANNA GRUESOME – Peanut Butter
  6. BEST COAST – California Nights
  7. ELVIS DEPRESSEDLY – New Alhambra
  8. GUANTANAMO BAYWATCH – Darling…It’s Too Late
  9. JAAKKO EINO KALEVI – Jaakko Eino Kalevi
  10. KID WAVE – Wonderlust

Top 5 Adds:

  1. DAMAGED BUG – Cold Hot Plumbs
  2. BULLY – Feels Like
  3. FROTH – Bleak
  4. CREEPOID – Cemetary Highrise Slum
  5. DESAPARECIDOS – Payola