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John Coltrane Weekend
John Coltrane Weekend Fri, Sep 24th from 7:00PM - 6:00PM
John Coltrane lives on KCSM! Over the course of his remarkable career the tenor giant constantly pushed his artistry to new heights covering the fiery to the sublime while influencing and inspiring generations of musicians and fans alike. Your favorite on-air announcers will feature special programming this entire weekend honoring the great John Coltrane on what would have been his 95th birthday.
Joe Henderson Special
Joe Henderson Special Sat, Sep 25th from 2:00PM - 6:00PM
Joe Henderson
Tune in for Dick Conte’s wide ranging interview with the Grammy winning saxophonist and San Francisco resident prior to the release of his Antonio Carlos Jobim tribute CD Double Rainbow. Recorded February 12, 1995
I'm Talkin' Jazz
<strong>I'm Talkin' Jazz</strong><br> Sun, Sep 26th from 8:00AM - 8:30AM
Jaz Sawyer with Jesse "Chuy" Varela
Highly sought-after drummer and educator Jaz Sawyer began his musical journey in San Francisco as a young boy playing at Glide Memorial United Methodist Church before eventually teaming up with notable artists Wynton Marsalis, Abbey Lincoln, Bobby Hutcherson and George Benson. He continues to actively to perform and teach while serving as Pasadena’s Public Art Commissioner.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Sep 26th from 7:00PM - 8:00PM
John Philip Sousa's Long Arm of Influence
(originally aired 9/4/05)
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night In America with Christian McBride Mon, Sep 27th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Talking with Jeff "Tain" Watts
Christian McBride heads out to Pennsylvania for a hang with drummer and composer Jeff “Tain” Watts at his historic church-turned-home studio. In conversation, Christian and Tain talk Pittsburgh, songs named after Tain, and dive into stories of his time as the rhythmic engine to both Wynton and Branford Marsalis.