Kai and Richard talk LGBTQ affairs – the Olympics as well as Chick Fil A and marriage equality, community calender and announcements.
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 Yiddish with a twist. Tune in Sundays at 4 pm to find out more on KZSC.
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 Submarine” and more during the 60 minute set. There’s special price for Beatle fans age 12 and under too.
An “Beatles Unplugged” evening show on acoustic guitars, piano and microphones for the older set begins at 7:30. Beer, wine and food will be served at the Jazz Café inside. The Kuumbwa is located on Cedar Street in downtown Santa Cruz. These shows will no doubt sell out; tickets are available at in advance Streetlight Records in Santa Cruz.
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 the story behind the making of “Ram” this Thursday, August 2nd beginning at 6 AM during the “Here, There & Everywhere” program on KZSC.
Kevin Spitzer subs Talkabout.
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.