KTRU JAZZ: Mal Waldron Doc, Sunday Playlists

KTRU JAZZ: Mal Waldron Doc, Sunday Playlists

(We played this gnarly solo-piano Mal Waldron rekkid on Sunday) The Playlist for this past Sunday’s Jazz Show is up! You can find it HERE. Last week’s (6/19, our Father’s Day show) is up now too. Get that one HERE. Yesterday was a goodn’ and we...
KTRU JAZZ: Priceless Footage From Legendary Mingus ’64 Tour

KTRU JAZZ: Priceless Footage From Legendary Mingus ’64 Tour

Talk about Jazz For a Tuesday. We should be so lucky each week. The good people at Aquarium Drunkard have posted a real gift for jazzheads today. Two Hours(!) of treasure-trove footage from Charles Mingus’ 1964 Tour of Europe. A tour that has since become...
KTRU JAZZ: Jazz For a Wednesday – Sonny Rollins Comes Back

KTRU JAZZ: Jazz For a Wednesday – Sonny Rollins Comes Back

Sonny Rollins It’s Wednesday. Pat yourself on the back. You’re getting there. You need some good jazz to get you to Thursday. We got you. First – the YouTube playlist from last Sunday’s show is UP! Find it HERE. Now. Sonny Rollins is generally...
KTRU JAZZ: Jazz For A Tuesday – Big Ol’ Bandz

KTRU JAZZ: Jazz For A Tuesday – Big Ol’ Bandz

  It’s Tuesday and you need some good jazz to get you to Wednesday. On the whole, we normally don’t truck too much big band. By definition, the big band format goes against a lot of what makes many of us fall in love with jazz in the first place...
KTRU JAZZ: New Rahsaan Roland Kirk Doc Now Streaming

KTRU JAZZ: New Rahsaan Roland Kirk Doc Now Streaming

Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a polarizing figure in jazz’s golden era, the 50s and 60s. Some felt he was a gimmick; a sideshow; a blind man who played three or four instruments at once, cheeks puffed out like octopus heads, pulling back on three reeds in harmony....
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