Carol of the Test of Time speaks with legendary violinist Jean-Luc Ponty. A virtuoso violinist, Ponty was the first musician to treat the violin like a guitar, applying the use of distortion boxes, phase shifters and the wah-wah pedal to…
The Ace of Cups, one of the first all-women rock bands emerging in the mid-sixties , were at the center of the San Francisco music scene and the summer of love in 1967. Fifty years later, the group has come together to record a proper studio album of old and new songs. Listen here to Carol's exclusive interview on the Test of Time with Ace of Cups' guitarist & bassist Denise Kaufman.
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!
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.
Tune in to KZSC's Test of Time this Friday at 1 PM for Carol's in-depth discussion with virtuoso guitarist and jazz fusion pioneer Larry Coryell. His upcoming release, Seven Secrets, has Larry regrouping with members of The Eleventh House—once again exhibiting their collective power of collaboration and creation.
Carol from KZSC's Test of Time recently spoke with Jorma Kaukonen, the legendary guitarist, singer-songwriter and founding member of the Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna. Kaukonen spoke about how he helped developed Jefferson Airplane's psychedelic sound, meeting Janis Joplin, and memories of the Sticky Wicket in Santa Cruz.