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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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KC Currents
8:22 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Charlie Parker Cutting Contest Results Are In

12 St. Jump

Charlie Parker’s birthday is coming up on August 29, and Kansas City has been known to show its locally grown sax legend many forms of tributes over the years.  

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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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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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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
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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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
3:54 pm
Sat March 24, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Thad Jones

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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Thad Jones with our special guest Stan Kessler. On the lighter side, we improvise a “Who’s Got the Blues” about our buddy Stan and later “Serena’s School For Scat” tries to help politicians stay honest.

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12th Street Jump
1:38 pm
Sat March 17, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Nat King Cole

Library of Congress

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Nat King Cole with our special guest Lonnie McFadden. On the funny side, Dr. Pearl gives Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh a piece of her mind, we sing Lonnie's blues and "All That Trash" is a Chicago-esque parody that reveals the truth in politics. Truth in politics...now that's funny.

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12th Street Jump
11:49 am
Sat March 10, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Bix Beiderbecke

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This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Bix Beiderbecke with our special guest Barry Springer.

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12th Street Jump
6:22 pm
Sat March 3, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Wes Montgomery

Salem State Archives

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of guitar great Wes Montgomery with our special guest Danny Embrey. On the lighter side, Dr. Pearl is on the clock dishing out some advice and Serena’s School for Scat reminds us all how convoluted some politicians and celebrities talk.

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12th Street Jump
1:00 am
Sun February 26, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Percussionist Willie Bobo

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Latin percussionist Willie Bobo with our special guest Gary Helm.

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12th Street Jump
4:55 pm
Sat February 11, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Harold Arlen

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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Harold Arlen with our special guest Ervin Brown. The gang discovers what gives St. Louis people the Blues and the Sax Therapist helps a Pittsburgh couple prime their private passion.

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12th Street Jump
12:07 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Benny "King" Curtis

Gottlieb, William P. William P. Gottlieb Collection

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of King Curtis with our special guest Jim Mair. The wives on the campaign trail get some advice from Dr. Pearl and the Sax Therapist helps a married couple get their spark back.

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12th Street Jump
1:13 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

Celebrating the Birthdays Of Stephane Grappelli And Django Reinhardt

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthdays of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt with our special guests Marvin Gruenbaum and Clayton DeLong. Dr. Pearl prescribes some good advice for celebrities and politicians and we all take a language lesson from Serena’s School for Scat.

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12th Street Jump
1:49 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrated the birthday of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter, with our special guest Millage Gilbert as the Blues take center stage.

The iconic American folk and blues musician, Lead Belly was considered the "King of the 12-string guitar" but he also played the piano, accordion, mandolin, harmonica and violin in some recordings.

 

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12th Street Jump
10:52 am
Fri December 30, 2011

Celebrate The New Year & Birthday Of Saxman James Carter

Ring in 2012 & celebrate the birthday of tenor saxman James Carter on 12th Street Jump, public radio's weekly jazz, blues and comedy jam, Saturday at midnight on KCUR.

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Paul Butterfield
1:33 am
Sun December 18, 2011

Celebrating Paul Butterfield's Birthday

This week on 12th Street Jump, celebrate the birthday of Paul Butterfield with special guest Tom “Trashmouth” Baker.

Paul Butterfield (Dec.17,1942 - May 4, 1987) founded the Paul Butterfield Blues Band in the early 1960s. Butterfield played the harmonica in an unconventional way -- by turning it upside-down. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band performed at the original Woodstock Festival.

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12th Street Jump
3:47 pm
Sat December 10, 2011

Celebrating Joe Williams' Birthday

This week 12th Street Jump celebrates the birthday of vocalist Joe Williams with Kansas City's own David Basse.

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