Chris Prewitt

Systems Administrator

Chris Prewitt joined KCUR in October of 2005 through a support agreement with UMKC Information Systems Department. Besides taking care of all of the computers and servers, Chris helps out on remote broadcasts, schedules underwriting and fills in anywhere he can.

Chris grew up in Overland Park, Kan., and attended Pittsburg State University and graduated with an Information Systems Degree in 2003.

He lives in Kansas City, Mo., with his wife and children. He enjoys the outdoors, road trips, camping, hiking, photography, brewing beer and cooking.

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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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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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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
  • special guests Victor & Penny featuring Erin McGrane and Jeff Freling

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

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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12th Street Jump
1:19 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Thelonious Monk with our special guest Dave Chael.

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12th Street Jump
9:11 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday of Cannonball Adderley

Canonball Adderley

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Cannonball Adderley with our special guest Kim Park.

Cannonball Adderley

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12th Street Jump
1:20 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Jimmy Reed with our special guests, Grammy nominated Karrin Allyson and Sheila Bey.

Jimmy Reed

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12th Street Jump
1:18 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Celebrating Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate our annual Charlie Parker Tribute show with our special guest Jim Mair and our 1st Annual Charlie Parker Cutting Contest winner, Ben Britton from Pottstown, PA.

Charlie Parker

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12th Street Jump
11:51 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday of Bill Evans

Bill Evans

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Bill Evans with our special guest Michael Pagan.

Bill Evans

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12th Street Jump
1:07 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Celebrating the Birthday of Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Pat Metheny with our special guest Danny Embrey.

Pat Metheny

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12th Street Jump
12:28 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Celebrating The Birthdays Of Dorothy Ashby And Tony Bennett

Dorothy Ashby

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Dorothy Ashby and Tony Bennett with our special guest Michael Oshiver.

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Fish Fry
10:25 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Fats Domino, Cookie and the Boogie Ramblers, Big Walter Price

Fats Domino
Credit Fats Domino
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12th Street Jump
10:03 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Celebrating The Birthdays of Hank Jones & Eddie Jefferson

Hank Jones

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthdays of Hank Jones and Eddie Jefferson.

Hank Jones

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12th Street Jump
9:45 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Sonny Boy Williamson

Sonny Boy Williamson

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Sonny Boy Williamson with our special guests Tom “Trashmouth” Baker and Sheila Bey.

Sonny Boy Williamson

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Fish Fry Friday
1:17 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

A Conversation With Danny Cox

Danny Cox

Danny Cox was born in CincinnatiOhio and moved to Kansas CityKansas in 1963.

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12th Street Jump
12:25 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Celebrating the Birthday of Philly Joe Jones

Philly Joe Jones

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Philly Joe Jones with our special guest Tommy Ruskin.

Philly Joe Jones

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12th Street Jump
2:27 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Celebrating the Birthday of Louis Jordan

Louis Jordan

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Louis Jordan with our special guest Bryan Redmond.

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12th Street Jump
2:07 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Celebrating The Birthdays of Lena Horne and Dave Grusin

Lena Horne

On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthdays of Lena Horne and Dave Grusin.

Lena Horne

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12th Street Jump
10:28 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Celebrating the Birthday of Cootie Williams

Cootie Williams

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

Cootie Williams

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12th Street Jump
3:22 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday of Dave Lambert

Dave Lambert

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Dave Lambert of Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross with our special guests Rich Hill, Kathleen Holeman, and Bryan Hicks of Holeman, Hicks, and Hill.

Dave Lambert

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12th Street Jump
12:31 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Celebrating The Birthdays of Cole Porter and Kenny Barron

Cole Porter

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthdays of Cole Porter and Kenny Barron.

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National Trails Day
12:13 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

The Top 8 Trails In Kansas City

The Loose Park loop.
Chris Prewitt KCUR

National Trails Day is a holiday happening this Saturday that is sure to bring together KC's outdoor enthusiasts for a celebration of outdoor enthusiasm.

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12th Street Jump
1:20 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of T-Bone Walker

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of T-Bone Walker with our special guest Bill Dye.

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12th Street Jump
12:33 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Celebrating the Birthday of Miles Davis

This week 12th Street Jump celebrates the birthday of Miles Davis.

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12th Street Jump
10:25 am
Tue May 8, 2012

Celebrating The Birthdays Of Irving Berlin & Mary Lou Williams

Karrin Allyson

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate two birthdays American composer and lyricist
Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 - Sep. 22, 1989)

and American Jazz pianist, composer and arranger
Mary Lou Williams (May 8, 1910 - May 28, 1981)

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12th Street Jump
2:26 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Richard 'Groove' Holmes

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Richard “Groove” Holmes with our special guest Everett DeVan.

Richard Arnold "Groove" Holmes is considered a precursor of acid jazz for his hard bob and soul jazz organ performances. His best known work is "Misty"

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