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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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CMJ 2012

In mid-October I had the privilege of attending the CMJ conference/concert marathon in New York City. There are over 1000 artists that play within 5 days, as well as conferences in the morning/early afternoon ranging from DJ tips to the ins and…

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What a Month for Jazz!

If you haven't already heard, it's another great month for jazz is Santa Cruz. Some of the heaviest hitters on the scene today will be gracing us with their presence in our wonderful town. All of the shows are at…

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Jazzing Back to School

Are you or your kids bored of the all-american music called jazz? Well there are some events this month that might just wake you up. If you didn't catch the last blog post, the 55th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival is…

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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,…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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