Music Shows

12th Street Jump
10:35 am
Fri June 22, 2012

2012 Summer & Fall Schedule

Celebrate drummer Philly Joe Jones with 12th Street Jump at midnight on July 14.
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Jazz luminaries from Charlie Parker to Hank Jones, Arturo Sandoval to the Boswell Sisters will be celebrated this Summer and Fall on 12th Street Jump, public radio’s jazz, blues and comedy jam.

Recorded live! in Kansas City, where Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Big Joe Turner and other jazz greats got their starts, 12th Street Jump is broadcast weekly on twenty public radio stations around the country, as well as every Saturday night at midnight on 89.3FM KCUR, the home of 12th Street Jump.

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Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat June 16, 2012

Graceland 25th Anniversary

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Paul Simon's classic recording, Graceland, on today's Cyprus Avenue.

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Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

The Elvis '68 Comeback Special

With The King's career on a steady decline since his last U.S. #1 single in 1962, many thought his reign was effectively over. But then...he came back in a 1968 NBC television special.

The show was the highest-rated special of the year.

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Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat June 2, 2012

My Cousin, Helen Shapiro

British songstress Helen Shapiro had an usually deep voice as a young child, earning her a nickname, Foghorn, from her schoolmates. By the time she was 14 in 1961, she had a UK #3 hit with her first single, Don't Treat Me Like A Child.

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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)

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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.

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Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat April 28, 2012

Peyroux Redux (Redux)

This week's show was a re-broadcast of early April's show featuring Madeleine Peyroux.

12th Street Jump
12:02 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Charles Mingus

This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Charles Mingus with our special guests Steve Lambert and Clint Ashlock. On the funny side of things, Dr. Pearl prescribes some straight advice to some crooked thinking and we attend “Serena’s School For Scat”, an established institution of the jazz language.

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12th Street Jump
11:50 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Happy Birthday To Mr. Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton.

This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the April 20 birthday of vibraphonist Lionel Hampton with special guest Peter Schlamb.

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Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat April 14, 2012

Survey: M. Ward, B. Raitt, D. John & J. Magness

Bonnie Raitt.

This episode features, as the headline implied, a survey of music from Bonnie Raitt, M. Ward, Dr. John & Janiva Magness. They've all got new albums out: M. Ward's Wasteland Companion, Bonnie Raitt's Slipstream, Dr. John's Locked Down & Janiva Magness' Stranger For It.

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12th Street Jump
11:59 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Happy B-day, Freddie Hubbard

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

On the funny side of things, Dr. Pearl takes a phone call from Dubya himself and we all discover how Jazzmark cards will help you say just the right thing at the right ¾ time.

Song List: 52nd and Broadway / Up Jumped Spring / Stolen Moments / Skydive / Bolivia / Byrdlike

Cyprus Avenue
2:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

Peyroux Redux

This episode of Cyprus Avenue celebrates the work of the luminous Madeleine Peyroux.

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Cyprus Avenue
1:00 pm
Sat March 31, 2012

The Demise Of Doo Wop

The Drifters.

This week on Cyprus Avenue, host Bill Shapiro turns back the clock for a taste of Doo Wop, featuring The Drifters, Dion, the Beach Boys & more.

Legend has it that Doo Wop music got its famous nonsense-name from a 1954 record for a song called "Never," by a Los Angeles-based group called Carlyle Dundee & The Dundees.

In 1955, The Turbans' Top 40 song, "When You Dance," featured the group chanting "doo-wop" several times.

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12th Street Jump
8:00 am
Sat March 31, 2012

Happy Birthday, Gerry Mulligan!

Heinrich Klaffs www.flickr.com

This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Gerry Mulligan with our special guest Kerry Strayer. On the funny side, Dr. Pearl checks in to give out some advice and the "Sax Therapist" helps a Boston couple get back to bliss.

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Fish Fry
8:00 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Snooks Eaglin, Robert Parker, Lee Dorsey

Snooks Eaglin at Rock'n'Roll Bowl
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Night Tides
8:11 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Zen Mood

12th Street Jump
3:54 pm
Sat March 24, 2012

Celebrating The Birthday Of Thad Jones

Paul Oberlin www.flickr.com

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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Cyprus Avenue
1:00 pm
Sat March 24, 2012

Another Cup Of American Musical Gumbo

Adam Schweigert http://adampschweigert.com/

This week on Cyprus Avenue, join host Bill Shapiro as he serves up another cup of American musical gumbo. Featuring a new release from the Carolina Chocolate Drops and much more.

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Night Tides
10:04 pm
Sun March 18, 2012

On The Edge

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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Cyprus Avenue
1:00 pm
Sat March 17, 2012

Bruce Springsteen, 'Wrecking Ball'

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This week on Cyprus Avenue, a new release from The Boss.

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Night Tides
2:42 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Unplug

Hugo Chisholm www.flickr.com

Filling in the lost hour with the usual suspects that include new music by guitarist Bob Ardern, new to the Night Tides lineup, and Ian Boddy/Erik Wøllo team up to thrill fans of electronic music.

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

Celebrating The Birthday Of Bix Beiderbecke

Audio Vault www.flickr.com

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

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Cyprus Avenue
11:00 am
Sat March 10, 2012

Dion, 54 Years In

Dion & The Belmonts
www.history-of-rock.com

This week on Cyprus Avenue, a listen to the work of Dion. Hear "Run Around Sue," "The Wanderer," and songs from his new release, Tank Full of Blues.

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Night Tides
10:30 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

It Is Like That

Roach at SoundQuest Fest, 2010
Sam Howzit www.flickr.com

Some minor glitches in technology aren't enough to dampen the mood of reflection and relaxation, as Renee' features long-form music from Steve Roach's album "Journey of One."

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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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Cyprus Avenue
10:36 am
Sat March 3, 2012

Survey Singer Songwriters

Jim White
Jon Jordon www.flickr.com

This week on Cyprus Avenue, a listen to some new releases from singer/songwriters. Featuring Jim White, Fred Eaglesmith and more.

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