This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of Randy Brecker with Randy himself. A game of “So, What’s Your Question” and a parody about Randy’s blues, reveals even more about this jazz great.
Song List: Red Top All Or Nothing At All Just Friends Cherokee Musician’s Ol Lady Blues Someday My Prince Will Come Blues Walk
On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Nat King Cole with our special guest Lonnie McFadden. The gang checks in with Dr. Pearl as she helps Sarah Palin & Rush Limbaugh, but that won’t stop a parody about “All That Trash”. Song list: Poinciana Unforgettable All That Jazz L. O. V. E. Smile Route 66
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Wes Montgomery with our special guest, Danny Embry. The Dr. Pearl appointment helps Angelina Jolie and Serena’s School for Scat explains the rise of gas prices.
Song List: Janine Gone With the Wind You’re Everything If You Could See Me Now Con Alma Dearly Beloved
The MidCoast Takeover is a concert of local talent at Austin’s South by Southwest music festival to take place next weekend. It’s generating a lot of local excitement as the festival is quickly approaching and the local bands are preparing. The MidCoast Takover is organized with the help of The Midwest Music Foundation a local organization that support local musicians. We're in conversation with Sondra Freemans of the Midwest Music Foundation to talk the ways the MidCoast Takeover supports local musicians and hear some of the local bands she's most excited to be heard in Austin.
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Dexter Gordon with our special guest, Jim Mair. Dr. Pearl grabs a drink with Marco Rubio and the Sax Therapist helps a couple kickstart their engine.
Song List: On The Trail Body & Soul Fried Bananas Mean To Me I Told You So Long Tall Dexter One For My Baby
This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of Wycliffe Gordon with our special guest, Wycliffe himself. There’s an old fashioned cutting contest, a blues jam custom made for Wycliffe, and Nedra’s man delivers another sad Valentine.
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 King Curtis with our special guest Jim Mair. A session with Dr. Pearl gets some much needed help to women married to Washington, and the alliterative Sax Therapist starts a Pensacola pair playing perfectly, post political prudeness.
Song List: I Want A Little Girl Night Train After Hours Sister Sadie Ode To Billie Joe Hey Bartender
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
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.
Thou Swell Pent Up House Minor Swing Sweet Georgia Brown Pennies From Heaven Makin’ Whoopee It Don’t Mean A Thing
Kansas City saxophone player and jazz singer Eddie Saunders passed away on December 30, 2012. The late Lucky Wesley of The Scamps came up with Saunders and had described him as nice--naughty but nice. Saunders loved to sing and he loved to play, and he was proud of his Kansas City jazz heritage.
There's no doubt that much of Kansas City's creativity is embodied in its local music scene.
Friday on Up to Date, Steve Kraske welcomes the return of the Local Music Show, during which our music experts Chris Haghirian, Bill Brownlee and Michael Byars will check out some of the best music - local and international - of 2012.
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.
Good Morning Blues
I’ll Never Say Never Again
Object Of My Affection
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
If you spend any amount of time going to concerts or music shows in Kansas City, you’ve probably seen a tall, thin man with a shock of grey hair usually standing by himself, often near the back of the club.