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In Session: Bob Babbitt

By DJ Mixolydian For this week's In Session feature, KZSC presents to you the music of Bob Babbitt. A legendary studio bassist who traded off sessions with James Jamerson of Motown Studios, Babbitt spent considerable time with both the Funk Brothers…

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Hear The Zombies interviewed on KZSC

  • September 7, 2016
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On September 7th, KZSC spoke with 1960s pop legends, The Zombies. It was hours before their show at The Catalyst that they visited our studios. Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone shared the story of the founding and dissolution of the Zombies and traced some of the impact that British jazz and choral music had on their songwriting and performing. Listen to hear that and a lot more!
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Hear Larry Coryell on KZSC’s Test of Time

On August 26, Carol from KZSC's Test of Time spoke with prolific guitarist Larry Coryell who pioneered the progressive jazz fusion movement, integrating free form jazz with elements of rock, rhythm and blues. Larry reflects on the vibrant music scene during the sixties and the first time he heard Jimi Hendrix. Other highlights include Larry's diverse interest in music, the reunion of The Free Spirits and the first new studio album for The Eleventh House since 1976.
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Jazzy and Bluesy News

Hello KZSC listeners, Here are some fun videos to get your week started off on a bluesy note... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyIquE0izAg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SR2gR6SZC2M Check back tomorrow for some jazz and blues charts. Keep it bluesy y'all.

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Album to Hear Now: The Epic

Millennials everywhere, beware! The word "epic" has finally found its rightful place in the modern world and it has little to do with your festival experience or favorite burrito joint. Kamasi Washington Dectet, a tight-knit jazz regiment headed by the…

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Synapse(!) @ Club Kuumbwa

If you weren't at Kuumbwa Jazz Center for progressive jazz-fusion group Synapse(!) last Saturday night, you surely missed out! The dynamic, sharp styling of saxophonist Nikki Mokover and trumpeter Nick Bianchini was backed by an amazing rhythm section; featuring percussion…

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April 30th: International Jazz Day!

If you didn't know, today, April 30th, is International Jazz Day! Around the world, musicians and listeners alike are celebrating the both the historical and contemporary significance of America's greatest musical treasure. Featuring performances by renowned artists all over the…

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The Jazz Charts: End of April

As we barrel towards summer, don't let the heat get to your head, hepcats. Stay cool and enjoy what's swinging high this week in KZSC's Jazz Department. TOP TEN CHARTS: 1    ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ    The Invasion Parade    Mack Avenue 2    LISA…

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