Music Shows

12th Street Jump
11:00 am
Sat February 23, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Nancy Wilson with our very own Nedra Dixon. We find out what gives Nedra the blues and we play a game of “So, Whats Your Question?” to learn a few lesser known facts.

Song List
Kidney Stew
Moondance
Wild Is The Wind
Willow Weep For Me
All Of You
You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To

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Cyprus Avenue
3:55 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Townes Van Zandt: Sunshine Boy

Townes Van Zandt

An exploration of the new release Sunshine Boy, which contains unreleased and demo tracks from the height of Townes Van Zandt's recording career.

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12th Street Jump
1:46 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Wycliffe Gordon

Wycilffe Gordon

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of Wycliffe Gordon with our special guest, Wycliffe himself. There’s an old fashioned cutting contest, a blues jam custom made for Wycliffe, and Nedra’s man delivers another sad Valentine.

Song List:

I’m Beginning To See The Light
I Cover The Waterfront
Blue n’ Boogie
Now Is The Time
Basin Street Blues
Hello Pops
Swing That Music

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12th Street Jump
11:33 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of King Curtis

King Curtis

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of King Curtis with our special guest Jim Mair. A session with Dr. Pearl gets some much needed help to women married to Washington, and the alliterative Sax Therapist starts a Pensacola pair playing perfectly, post political prudeness.

Song List:
I Want A Little Girl
Night Train
After Hours
Sister Sadie
Ode To Billie Joe
Hey Bartender

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Cyprus Avenue
3:10 pm
Sun February 10, 2013

New Blues

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite

Traditional blues music has influenced generations of musicians, but is it still alive in this modern era?  On this week's Cyprus Avenue, we explore new releases from Ben Harper/Charlie Musselwhite and Gary Clark Jr. that keep the blues tradition going strong.

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Central Standard
9:38 am
Thu February 7, 2013

The Music Of Quiet Corral

Quiet Corral, a Lawrence-based band, has experienced recent success playing Austin City Limits and being booked for Middle of the Map Fest with headliners Grizzly Bear.


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Cyprus Avenue
1:00 pm
Sun February 3, 2013

Survey

Richard Thompson

A survey of Bill Shapiro's favorite new releases.

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12th Street Jump
2:38 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Charlie Musselwhite

Charlie Musselwhite

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Charlie Musselwhite with our special guests Bill Dye and Trashmouth Baker. The gang sings about their Super Bowl Blues and Charlie Musselwhite himself calls in to let us know what gives him the blues.

Song List:

Outskirts of Town
The Blues Overtook Me
Willow Weep For Me
Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Christo Redemptor
Movin and Groovin
Memphis Charlie
Just Your Fool

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12th Street Jump
1:16 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of Stephane Grappelli

Stephane Grappelli

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Stephane Grappelli with our special guest Marvin Gruenbaum. The gang checks in with Dr. Pearl as she helps celebrities with famous issues and before the end of the hour, Serena’s School for Scat straightens out crooked politicians.

Song List:

Thou Swell
Pent Up House
Minor Swing
Sweet Georgia Brown
Pennies From Heaven
Makin’ Whoopee
It Don’t Mean A Thing

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Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat January 19, 2013

The Beatles: Their 12 Greatest Songs

Rolling Stone has compiled a list of The Beatles' 100 greatest songs. 

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Cyprus Avenue
12:18 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

2012: The Year They All Came Back

Bob Dylan

The year 2012 brought new releases by some of the biggest names in popular music.  Bill Shapiro shares some highlights.

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12th Street Jump
11:11 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Celebrating The Birthday Of James Carter

James Carter

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of James Carter with our special guest Bill Crain. An appointment with Dr. Pearl means a little help for Newt and our own Nedra Dixon sings out her Sugar Bowl Blues in a sweet parody.

Song List:

Whisper Not
Lester Leaps In
Shiny Stockings
Just One Of Those Things
Parkers Mood
On Green Dolphin Street

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Cyprus Avenue
3:02 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Annual New Years Concert

Tuff Gong

Bill Shapiro brings you the annual end-of-the-year "ultimate concert experience."

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Cyprus Avenue
2:17 pm
Sun December 23, 2012

Annual Holiday Show

The Ronettes

It's that time of year again.

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12th Street Jump
1:08 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Paul Butterfield

Paul Butterfield

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Paul Butterfield with our special guests Tom “Trashmouth” Baker and Matt Hopper. The gang plays “Who’s Got the Blues” with Trashmouth and we help you get through the politically corrected season greetings with 12th Streets own “Holiday Blues”.

Song List:

Christmas Night In Harlem

Walkin Blues

Screamin

Sweet Home Chicago

Don’t Take Advantage of Me

Something You Got

Shake Your Moneymaker

Drivin’ Wheel

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Fish Fry
12:50 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

An Interview With Chubby Carrier

Chubby Carrier with Chuck Haddix
Jeffrey Harvey KCUR
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12th Street Jump
2:38 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

Celebrating The Boswell Sisters

The Boswell Sisters

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the Boswell Sisters with our special guests Victor & Penny featuring Erin McGrane and Jeff Freling. To learn more about Erin we play “Who’s Got the Blues” and we all have a sugar low as we sing a parody to help deal the biggest bake sale in history.

Song List:

Good Morning Blues

I’ll Never Say Never Again

Object Of My Affection

Comes Love

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A  Letter

If It Ain’t Love

Love Me Or Leave Me

Way Back Home

Cyprus Avenue
1:02 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

2012 Favorites

Bill Shapiro shares his favorite recordings of 2012.

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Cyprus Avenue
5:37 pm
Sat December 1, 2012

Art Garfunkel: The Singer

This week on Cyprus Avenue, a retrospective look at the solo and collaborative work of Art Garfunkel. 

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12th Street Jump
11:30 pm
Sat November 24, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Billy Strayhorn

Billy Stayhorn

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Billy Strayhorn with our special guest Todd Wilkinson.

Dr. Pearl does some charity work in trying to help Karl Rove, and the Sax Therapist helps a hungry couple get some Thanksgiving dessert.
 
Playlist:
Satin Doll
Johnny Come Lately
Wendy
Upper Manhattan Medical Group
Chelsea Bridge
The Duke

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Cyprus Avenue
1:02 pm
Sat November 24, 2012

Paul Simon: Live In New York

This week on Cyprus Avenue, a look at Paul Simon’s latest release - a live album recorded in New York’s historic Webster Hall.

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Central Standard
7:27 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Top O' The World, MAW!

The ladies of MAW, post-floorboard-wearing-out of local porch.

What do you get when three band wives get together with friends to make their own music?  Well, you get MAW, a Lawrence-based, all female string band with an attitude.


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12th Street Jump
11:30 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

Happy Birthday To Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins

On this weeks archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Coleman Hawkins with our very special guest Bobby Watson.

On the funny side, Dr. Pearl does her best to advise the un-advise-able and later the Sax Therapist helps a Manhattan couple monkey around during Madoff’s money madness.
 
 
Playlist:
On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Body And Soul
All The Things You Are
Speak Low
Make Someone Happy
Perdido

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Cyprus Avenue
2:36 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

Warren Zevon: A Remembrance

This week on Cyprus Avenue, an intimate look at the early demos, and final recordings of Warren Zevon.

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Central Standard
6:00 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Sterling Witt: Upside-Down And Backwards

Sterling Witt

A  man who plays his guitar upside-down and backwards.  Sounds difficult, but it's also beautiful.

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12th Jump Street
11:30 pm
Sat November 10, 2012

Happy Birthday Hubert Laws

Hubert Laws

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Hubert Laws with our special guest Horace Washington.

On the funny side, we improvise a blues jam about our special guest and then we use song parody to TRY and explain political primaries.
 
Playlist:
But Not For Me
Moments Notice
Stardust
Dat Dere
The Nearness of You
Killer Joe

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12th Street Jump
11:30 pm
Sat November 3, 2012

Happy Birthday, Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Arturo Sandoval with our special guest Stan Kessler.

We play “Who’s Got the Blues?” with the Saxman in Alabama and improvise a blues jam just to help him get by. And later in the show, we sing the “Election Day Blues” for a breakdown on the campaign build-up to get started on the next four years.
 
Playlist:
Confessin’ the Blues
Hot House
Blue Monk
Speak Low
Jordu
Parisian Thoroughfare
The Blues Walk

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12th Street Jump
11:30 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Happy Birthday, Zoot Simms

Zoot Simms

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Zoot Simms with our special guest Horace Washington.

It gets funny when we improvise a blues jam about an audience member from Iowa and later the Sax Therapist helps a couple get their groove back.

Playlist:
Frankie & Johnny
I Got Rhythm
Cold Duck Time
Willow Weep For Me
Bird of Stone
Too Close For Comfort

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Cyprus Avenue
3:36 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years

This week on Cyprus Avenue, a look at the undeniable genius of Ray Charles, and the tracks that defined his early recording career at Atlantic Records.

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12th Street Jump
1:56 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Dizzie Gillespie

Dizzie Gillespie

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Dizzy Gillespie with our special guest Stan Kessler.

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