This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the career of Christian McBride with our special guests, Christian McBride and Bobby Watson. The gang plays a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” with Christian before he takes David “Shoppin For Clothes”.
Alright, OK, You Win Too Close For Comfort Just Friends Brother Mister East of the Sun Blue Monk Shoppin For Clothes Used ‘Ta Could
This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Nancy Wilson with our own songstress Nedra Dixon. We find out what gives Nedra the blues and we play a game of “So, What’s Your Question?” to learn a few lesser known things about jazz.
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
In the '50s and '60s, New York City's Brill Building was known as a place where you could write a song; shop it to publishers; book some studio time to cut a demo; hire some of the musicians and singers; cut a demo; then present it to building to record companies, publishers, artist's managers or even the artists themselves. It was a "one-stop shop" that produced some great music known as the "Brill Building Sound." On this edition of Cyprus Avenue, host Bill Shapiro features the music written by two of the great writing teams from the Brill Building.
This week on Cyprus Avenue host Bill Shapiro samples new music featuring Rosanne Cash and her release The River's The Thread. The "Boss: is back-- Bruce Springsteen with High Hopes, and a new release from Billy Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones titled Foreverly that celebrates music of the Everly Brothers.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of Wycliffe Gordon with our special guest, Wycliffe himself. We have an old fashioned cutting contest, a blues jam custom made for Wycliffe, and Nedra receives a bad Valentine’s Day gift.
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
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Floyd Dixon with our special guest Jim Mair. The Sax Therapist helps a couple get hot just in time for V-Day, and the Jazz Mechanics talk cars with a few damsels in distress over rear-end differential.
Snatch and Grab It Hole In The Wall Liza Come Back Baby Sweet Home Chicago Caldonia
Otis Redding's Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay is one of those songs that gets stuck in your head...and with good reason. It was the first posthumous number one hit for an artist...and it was recorded only three days before his untimely death in 1967. On this edition of Cyprus Avenue, host Bill Shapiro chronicles the life of Otis Redding, a dynamic performer with a magnetic personality.
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.
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
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Antonio Carlos Jobim with our special guests, Stan Kessler and Danny Embrey. A session with Dr. Pearl preps Hilary for a run at the White House and a 12th Street parody leaves “The Girl from Ipanema”, out of twerk.
Meditation So Danco Samba Triste Belleville Brigas, Nunca Mais Nuages Brazil
This past summer on Cyprus Avenue, Bill Shapiro put the spotlight on the documentary film 20 Feet from Stardom, a celebration of outstanding musicians who rarely receive recognition: the back-up singers. Included on the show were portions of the film's soundtrack, plus other recordings by the artists featured in the film. Since then, 20 Feet from Stardom has been nominated for an Oscar, so we bring you a special encore of that show.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Cedar Walton with our very own Joe Cartwright. An appointment with Dr. Pearl is set for a cliff jumping politician and a less miserable actress and the whole gang feels the warmth of holidays wear off as the “Wintertime Blues” set in.
Snatch and Grab It Bolivia In a Mellow Tone Dat Dere Jacob’s Ladder Firm Roots Night Train
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Jay McShann with Joe Cartwright. Our very own Dr. Pearl takes a live call from George Dubya and we play a round of public radio’s favorite jazz game show “So, What’s Your Question”.
Boogie Blues Come On Over To My House Hootie’s Ignorant Oil Hootie Blues Hands Off Ain’t Nobody’s Business Confessin’ The Blues
We kick off 2014 with some legendary rock ‘n roll, as Bill Shapiro brings you selections from the famous 1971 New Year’s Eve concert by The Band. This performance footage also features horn arrangements by Allen Toussaint, who returns to The Folly Theater January 11th for a Cyprus Avenue Live concert.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the best moments from 2013 with guests Kevin Mahogany, Karrin Allyson, Wycliffe Gordon, and Joe Sample. The gang plays a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” with Karrin and then Nikki’s Blues drive her to singing.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the career of Bobby Watson with our special guests, Pamela and Bobby Watson. The gang plays a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” with Pamela to learn the truth about Bobby, and a New Years’ Eve parody helps us all find resolution.
Linus And Lucy Blues For Claude Sweet Dreams Blues For Claude Seekers of the Sun Love Remains Sister Maya Said I Thought About You
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 gets dirty with Trashmouth and all those politically corrected season greetings get a jump on 12th Streets own “Holiday Blues”.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of 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 crash as we sing a parody to help deal the biggest bake sale in history.
Thank you for supporting Cyprus Avenue during KCUR's Winter Membership Drive! Later this evening, Bill Shapiro brought you an encore presentation of a show focused on Allen Toussaint. The New Orleans legend will return to The Folly Theater for a Cyprus Avenue Live concert on January 11, 2014. This edition of Cyprus Avenue features Toussaint's music, including songs that became huge hits for other artists.
On this week’s archive edition of 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.
Satin Doll Johnny Come Lately Wendy Upper Manhattan Medical Group Chelsea Bridge The Duke
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music and career of Kevin Mahogany with Kevin himself. He joins us for a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” and “So, What’s Your Question” to help us all learn a bit more.
Bluesville Teach Me Tonight Fix It In The Mix I’m Still Swingin’ Save That Time Tony Bennett Never Calls Kansas City Born and Bred
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Coleman Hawkins with our special guest, Jim Mair. The Mayor of Toronto gets some much needed help from Dr. Pearl and a parody reveals a new side of a Johnny Mercer classic.
April In Paris Moonglow One For My Baby (And One More For the Road) Tangerine Sophisticated Lady Come Rain Or Come Shine
On January 11, 2014, Allen Toussaint returns to The Folly Theater for a Cyprus Avenue Live concert. This week on Cyprus Avenue, Bill Shapiro brings you music by the New Orleans legend, including songs that have been performed and made famous by other artists.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Little Willie John with our special guest, Sheila Bey. A session with Dr. Pearl teaches us all a lesson and the education continues with “Serena’s School for Scat”, so get hip to this episode of 12th Street Jump.