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.
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.
This week on12th Street Jumpwe 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
12 O'clock Jump features Joe Cartwright and the band in a birthday salute of Kansas City's own Count Basie. A visit from Dr Pearl, this week's Blues in the News and a new take on "Who's On First" round out the show.