PrintJazz Time with Steve Williams features live performances, interviews, commentary, history, a local jazz calendar of events, and of course music – curated by legendary radio host Steve Williams.

From ragtime to bop, from Havana to Paris to Salt Lake City, from Billie Holiday to Joe Lovano, Steve is your guide through the many varieties of jazz music – past and present. A 35-year veteran of public radio, Williams brings his eclectic mix of the best jazz musicians ever recorded to the local airwaves every Sunday from 6pm to 10pm on KCPW.

Live streaming audio of KCPW is available here.

Steve-WilliamsSteve Williams has a lifelong love of jazz. His father was a horn player in New York, performing with American jazz legends Charlie Parker, Gene Krupa and Joe Venuti, among others.

Williams is a champion of the local jazz scene and a legend in his own right – having interviewed the likes of Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, and Lionel Hampton, and emceeing jazz festivals around the United States.

Early supporters of Jazz Time with Steve Williams include the GAM Foundation, Excellence in the Community, and The Garage on Beck.

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for Sunday January 7th, 2018

First show of the new year! PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie  –  Salt Peanuts     Opening Theme 2.   Louis Armstrong –   I Love Jazz 3.   Horace Silver with Andy Bey –  The Righteous Rumba 4.   Chet Baker Group  –  Ballata In Forma Di Blues 5.   Maxine Sullivan & Scott Hamilton Quintet –  A […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for December 31st, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00 PM Salt Peanuts, Charlie Parker Strike Up the Band, Rob McConnell Another Year, “Oscar Brown, Jr.” Scotch and Soda, Gene Harris Quintet Tequila, Wes Montgomery Scotchin’ with the Soda, Nat King Cole Trio Green Wine, Benny Carter Gimme that Wine, “Lambert, Hendricks and Ross” Bloody Mary, Barbara Dennerlein One Mint Julip, Ernestine Anderson […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for December 24th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM Salt Peanuts, Charlie Parker Green Haze, Miles Davis Peppermint Patty, Vince Guaraldi “Let it Snow, Let it Snow”, Count Basie Orchestra with Ellis Marselis Twelve Days of Christmas, Sam Pilafian and Frank Vignola The Christmas Song, Mel Torme Blue Christmas, Houston Person White Christmas, Etta James Christmas Waltz, Oscar Peterson Deck the Halls, […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for November 26th 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie –  Salt Peanuts    Opening Theme 2.   Charlie Haden with Pat Metheny –  Noche de Rondo  ( Night Of Wandering ) 3.   Arthur Prysock & Count Basie Orchestra  –  Sunday 4.   Jimmy McGriff & Dr. Lonnie Smith with Rodney Jones & Eric Alexander –  McGriff’s House Party 5.   […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for November 5th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie –  Salt Peanuts   Opening theme 2.   Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster –  Sunday 3.   Ernie Andrews with Frank Wess –  The Great City 4.   Modern Jazz Quartet –  Blues In C Minor 5.   James Newton –  Fleurette Africaine  ( The African Flower)           […]

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