Entries by Jazz and Blues Director

Charts and Adds: First Week of July

Summer is in full swing. Kids are running around with sticky popsicle stained fingers. People zum by on Easter egg colored beach crusiers. And we are at the Great 88, keep you updated on what’s new and spinning in the world of jazz. One artist, I think we should all keep our eyes out for […]

Jazz Charts and Adds: Last Week of June

As it is apparently, all goods things must come to an end. Lucky for us at KZSC, things are just starting to heat up for the jazz and blues department thanks to some great adds and tunes. Most notable, the latest album Trios Live Nonesuch from American saxophonist Joshua Redman. And soccer fans are not the only […]

Jazz Adds & Charts: Third Week of June

Sweat out that warm summer Santa Cruz heat with some cool jazz at the Great 88. I’m excited to have some greats come into the station from Grammy award winning vocalist Gregory Porter to rock icon Ginger Baker. I anticipate great things. As for charts, ladies still seem to be holding the top spots in […]

Jazz Charts and Adds: Second week of June

All is swell at Great 88 here in the Jazz/Blues department.  Your new Jazz/Blues Director to happy to report her first official adds and top played tracks from the Great 88’s Jazz/Blues Department. I know many here are particularly excited to add José James’s new album While Your Were Sleeping. Charts 1 HIROMI Alive Telarc 2 […]

The Jazz Adds – Second Week of May

CHARTS 1 TRIOLOGY Triology Cellar Live 2 AMY CERVINI Jazz Country Anzic 3 ARTURO O’FARRILL The Offense Of The Drum Motema 4 CATHERINE RUSSELL Bring It Back Jazz Village 5 RICHIE KAYE’S MUSIC AND MIRTH The Last Whoop Dee Doo 6 NELS CLINE SINGERS Macroscope Mack Avenue 7 REVOLUTIONARY SNAKE ENSEMBLE Live Snakes Accurate 8 […]

Omar Sosa: Tribute to Miles

Omar Sosa and his group have released a new CD entitled Eggun- a tribute to Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue. Melodies are constructed by taking bits and pieces of Miles’ various solos throughout the album and, in the process, a new tune is created. It stretches the boundaries of what the music on Kind of […]